Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 01314
Claimant: Puahiki
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Puiwa/Nuuanu
Statistics: 2815 characters 396 words
No. 1314, Puahiki
N.R. 71v3

To the Land Commissioners, Greetings: I, Puahiki, hereby tell of my claim for kula land in the `ill of Puiwa in Nuuanu, Island of Oahu. There are 16 lo`i and 2 kulas. One kula adjoins the house of Kekoa, also three of my lo`i adjoin there. Some lo`i are at the stream and the second kula is to the east of the kula of Naumu. The description of the remaining lo`is is that they are above. On the north are the lo`is of Naumu, on the east and the south, the kula of Manuela, on the west, the lo`is of Lililehua.
Puiwa, December 4. 1847

F.T. 479v2
Cl. 1314, Puahiki, September 15, 1848

Lililehua, sworn, This land is in ....

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.... h's land named Kewalo, Waikiki
Naimu's land, Makai's
Manuela's land, Ewa.

3 - 9 taro patches and a pasture:
Luau's land, Mauka
Manuela's land, Waikiki
Kekoa's land, Makai
Pakaona's land, Ewa.

4 - 3 taro patches and a pasture.
Luau's land, Mauka
Joseph Booth's land, Waikiki
Kekoa's land, Makai
Manuela's land, Ewa.

This land is from Koiamai acquired at the time of Kamehameha II. It was Koiamai's land and he was the konohiki at the time under Kekuanaoa. Lililehua has lived there to the present time without any objections.

[Award 1314; R.P. 1820; Puiwa Nuuanu Honolulu; 4 ap.; 4.34 Acs]