Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 01450
Claimant: Koa
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Waikiki
Ili: Hamohamo, Kekio
Statistics: 2370 characters 339 words
No. 1450, Koa, Waikiki, Oahu, December 9, 1847
N.R. 116v3

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I hereby tell of my land claim at Hamohamo in Waikiki. I have one lo`i of my own which was given me by my kaikuaana in the year 1832 and also one lo`i from my punalua which I would inherit if he should die. I also have some kula of mine at Hamohamo.

I also have a house lot at Keklo in Waikiki. My makuas began to occupy that place when Kamehameha I was living and on their deaths it was left to me and I have held it peacefully with no objections. I have two houses ther ....

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.... ae, Kekuanaoa
Makai, ocean
Honolulu, Kekauonohi.

2. Taro patch:
Mauka is Kuluwailehua
Waialae, Kekauonohi
Makai, Kekuanaoa
Honolulu, Kepaa.

Koa received his interest from his older brother, Kahalekaluli. He had died in 1842 and had bequested these places for this person here /Koa/, and since that time he has lived to the present time, no one objecting. Koa's older brother had lived there a very long time.

Kepaa, sworn, Our testimonies are similar.

[Award 1450; R.P. 2839 & 6805; Hamohamo Waikiki Kona; 3 ap.; 1.71 Acs]