Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00047
Claimant: Kaunuohua
Other claimant:opposed Poehu, No. 36
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Kikihale
Statistics: 3169 characters 562 words
No. 47, Kaunuohua, claimant
F.R. 64v1

Entered in Native Register page 51
2 documents

N.R. 51-53
No. 27!, Kaunuohua, Residence, Honolulu, 6th May, 1846
[should be 47]

Greetings to the Land Commissioners, Mr. John Ricord, Mr. Richards, John Ii. Kaauwai and Kanehoa.

I have heard that Napoeha has petitioned, saying he is the one with the right to that place. If that is so, I absolutely deny before you that he has the right to that lot, that place is not his. That place Is for us, with my husband, Kalauwalu. That place was only set aside before and when we lived there it became ours because the 'Lii returned and lived at his present place; then Paalua said to us: "You two return upland, close to ....

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.... the witnesses: John Young, X. Kekauonohi, A. Keahonui, Kapoli, Hua Makapo.
I am, with farewell and thanks,
your servant, KAUNUOHUA

F.T. 45-46v1
Claim No. 47, Kaunuohua, June 30, [1846]

Antonio Sam, sworn deposed, that Elisabeth & Louisa are now about 10 years old.

Keahonui, sworn deposed, when I was first acquainted with the place, it was a common. Kalewaru then fenced it in in 1836 & subsequently a foregner who was a sadler lived in the yard & also another foreigner named Carpenter. Sometime after this, I know Charles Simon lived there, but I do not know on what terms. That is all I know on the subject

Note; This is a counter claim to Poeha No. 36

[No. 47 not awarded; not listed in numerical index]