Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 01457
Claimant: Paumano
Other claimant:Kaumaka, wife; heir
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Waikiki
Ili: Hamohamo
Statistics: 2930 characters 449 words
No. 1457, Paumano, Waikiki, Oahu, December 9, 1847
N.R. 119v3

To the Land Commissioners, Greetings: I hereby tell of my land claim at Hamohamo in Waikiki. I have two lo'i, a section of irrigation ditch, and also a kula. Mamala gave me this place in the time of Kaahumanu I. I have occupied it from that time with no objections.

I also have a house lot at Hamohamo. I began to live there in the time of Kaahumanu I. I have not been objected to until this time

F.T. 51-52v3
Cl. 1457, Paumano, December 15, 1848

Pelekane, sworn, Paumano died lately, and left all his rights to his wife, Kaumaka, who has been his wife since Kaahumanu's time ....

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.... Kawaaulu
Honolulu ma.
One has been enclosed and he /Pahemano/ now lives there.

2. 2 taro patches, 1 ditch section:
Mauka is Manaole
Waialae, Kahue
Makai, Haau
Honolulu, Koa.

3. 1 pasture without a fence where:
Mauka is Kahanaumaikai
Waialae, Kaluahinenui
Makai, Napahi
Honolulu, Kuluwailehua.

He [His wife] had received this interest from Aikanaka through his [her] parents before the missionaries arrived and he has been comfortable to this time; no one has objected.

Kapea, sworn, Our testimonies are similar, there have been no objections.

[Award 1457; R.P. 1273; Waikiki Kona; 2 ap.; 1.75 Acs; Paumano for Kaumaka]