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.
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]