Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 01615
Claimant: Keoni
Other claimant:Ku, elder brother
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Ewa
Ahupuaa: Waikele
Ili: Aala
Statistics: 2225 characters 391 words
No. 1615, Keoni
N.R. 187v3

I, Keoni, hereby tell you of my three claims: first, a mo`o, second, a "sand dune" pond, third, a house lot.

F.T. 564-565v3
No. 1615, Keoni

Kaui, sworn, says he knows the kuleana of Keoni, in "Aala" Honolulu aina. It consiwsts of a house lot, 2 fish ponds, and one moo of kalo land.

The house site is not enclosed, there is one house on it belonging to claimant.

The 2 fish ponds form one piece, Bounded:
Mauka b ....

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.... some years ago, but is not now a Luna. The house which stands on the land belongs to Kaui.

F.T. 206v9
No. 1615, Keoni, November 7, 1854, no Waikele, Ewa.

Ua make o Keoni, a o Ku kona hooilina a ua hoihoi no ke konohiki kona kuleana a ua haalele kona hooilina.

F.T. 206v9 Translation
No. 1615, Keoni, of Waikele, Ewa, November 7, 1854

Keoni is dead, and Ku is his heir. He returns the claim to the konohiki and relinquishes his bequest.

[No. 1615 not awarded]