Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 01735
Claimant: Kawahinemakua
Other claimant:Pauhau, hanai son; heir
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Kapalama
Ili: Kapaepaealii
Statistics: 2039 characters 335 words
No. 1735, Kawahinemakua
N.R. 233v3


To the Land Commissioners, greetings in the peace of God: I hereby state my claim for land in the `ili of Kapaepaealli at Kapa-lama, consisting of two taro lo`i, on the north is Naopala's, on the south
Nawahie's, on the west is Naopala's, on the east is Uilama's. My house claim, also, is at Kalualoa.
KAWAKINEMAKUA X, his mark
December 3, 1847,


F.T. 169-170v3
No. 1735, Kawahinemakua

Pauhai, sworn, I am adopted son of claimant who died lately of Measles. I ha e been with him as his child from infancy and he has left his property entirely to m ....

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.... Pauahi has come to settle this claim of his foster parent because his foster parent had willed his entire estate to Pauahi, his foster child.

Kahanio, sworn, I have seen the land of Kawahinemakua at Napaeaealii 1 section of land;

2 taro patches
Mauka, Honolulu, also Makai, Naopala
Ewa, Wm. Harbottle.

The person who owned this interest has died and had orally bequested his entire estate to Pauahi. Pauahi has always [lived] there and cultivated the patches since the death of Kawahinemakua to the present time without objections. Some of the witnesses who have heard the bequest have gone to Kauai.

[No. 1735 not awarded]