Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00049
Claimant: Keahokalole
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Puawaina
Statistics: 2596 characters 447 words
No. 49, Keahokalolo, claimant
F.R. 64v1

2 documents entered in Native Register page 54

N.R. 54-60v1
No. 49, Keohokalole

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I hereby tell you correctly about my true right in the houselot which has been petitioned for by Kapau and Kekualaula

Here are my rights in the lot - it was from my father to me until this time. The wrong was done by Liliha to all the places belonging to the king. All the places belonging to the king became my father's, Aikanaka; these places which belonged to the king are the Haleopeope /storehouse/, the sleeping house, the storehouse /or treasury/ of the steward's bundles and all other property. Kekualaula was given the care of all these things by Aikanaka. There was no place to build a steward's house and the ....

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.... />Certain people asked the king for that place for themselves, formerly, but it was mine as shown in the document. That place is not for Kekualaula and Kapau - it is only for storing the steward's bundles. They are servants subordinate to this work. However, Napahi built his house in this place, it was because of the bundles that his house was built - at this time they had their own place elsewhere. Every-one knew of their rights /at their own place/.

That place is my own. There are some witnesses who know when that place was given to Aikanaka; their names are Kaiahua and Hueu they know of the matters spoken of herein. Here is what I have testified before you. When will you tell me that these things which I have spoken of will be taken care of?
5th May, 1846, Puawaina

[No. 49 not awarded]