Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 01525
Claimant: Kuaana
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Waikiki
Ili: Waiaka, Piliamoo
Statistics: 3282 characters 533 words
No. 1525, Kuaana, See Page 32 Vol. L.[?]
N.R. 144v3


To the Land Commissioners, Greetings: My land and house lot claim at Piliamoo, in the middle of Waikiki, Island of Oahu, is from the time of Kamehameha I until this day on which I petition you. On the north is the land of Kalama, on the east, the land of Kahai, on the south and west a stream. One kula adjoins makai of the stream. The boundaries of the house lot are: on the north, the lot of Kuahine, on the east, the stream, on the south and the west, unused kula.
KUAANA X, his mark


F.T. 85v3
Cl. 1525, Kuaana, January 19, 1849

Haole, sworn, I know this place. It is in Waititi, consisting of kula land and kalo with two patches & a house building.

Mauka is Kalama Wahine
Waialae ....

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.... olulu, 1 August 1851, I, Kuaana, hereby sell and convey my land which is lying in the ili of Pili a moo, Waikiki, Oahu to Kanikauna, his heirs and substitutes forever.

This interest has been filed with the land officers. I hereby relinquish my rights to that land section and Kaaikauna's name shall appear on the certificate of the land officers. I shall not make any appeals in the courts and I shall assume the responsibility should there arise any objections to his interest in this place. In truth, I attach my signature before these witnesses on this date as mentioned above.
KUAANA X, his mark
Witnesses: Manaloa X, Haole X, Holokiki X

See page 144, Vol. 3 N.R.

[Award 1525; R.P. 5047; Piliamoo Waikiki Kona; 1 ap.; .45 Ac.; R.P. 7115; Waikiki Kona; 1 ap.; .51 Ac.]