Mahele Documents

01536 Paele
Claim Number: 01536
Claimant: Kaneauhii
Other claimant:Paele
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Waikiki
Ili: Opukaala, Kapaakea
Statistics: 1425 characters 255 words
No. 1536, Kaneauhii
N.R. 149v3

To the Land Commissioners, Greetings: I have held a land claim at Hopoe, in the mlddle of Waikiki, Island of Oahu, since the year 1839 until this day on which I petition you. My claim "jumps" from place to place; two lo`i are together makai of the lo`i of Mauele, one lo`i adjoins makai of the lo`i of Kaaha. In the `ili of Pau, one lo`i joins below the lo`i of Kawelo, at Pau in Kapaakea `Ili. The house claim is ....

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.... ed by a stone wall. Thinks the survey made by Mr. Bishop of the piece in Kapaakea is wrong, it looks too large.

Paele got his land from Kaaha, the then konohiki, about the year 1842, and has held it in peace ever since.

Mookini, sworn, says he knows the kuleana of claimant. Has heard the testimony of Pahau and confirms it in full.

[Award 1536; R.P. 2568; Kapaakea Waikiki Kona; 1 ap.; 3.81 Acs; Opukaala Waikiki Kona; 1 ap.; .49 Ac.]