Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 02256
Claimant: McKenny, William
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Hawaii
District: Hilo
Ahupuaa: Kawainui 2
Ili: Kaluananikele
Statistics: 3087 characters 520 words
Cl. 2256, William McKenney, December 24th 1847, Wainui, Hilo, Hawaii
F.R. 146v2


To the Board of Land Commissioners, &c. Gentlemen: In pursuance of your public notice I have to inform you that in 1841 Na Akahi gave me permission to reside on Wainui, as belonging to her, since which time I have resided thereon. and continued the tanning business and coffee cultivation ever since. I pay to her an annual rent of the land I occupy,
Yours, &c, &c.
William McKenney


F.T. 7v5
[No. 2256], William McKenny, Thursday, November 9, 1848
[Listed as 2356?]

Owanihoe, sworn deposed, he knows the land of William McKenney to be on the Ahupuaa Kawainui 2 and to consist of an house lot and a planting lot. ....

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.... is ili land for Kukuikea ahupuaa.
Two acres of taro.

Section 2:
Makai by Haleolono ili
Mauka by road
Hamakua by idle land
Puna by Kawainui 2 ili
Makai by Kapaku ili land.

5 acres of taro, 5000 coffee trees, 5 houses for McKenny. 1 lot for tanning from cows and goats.
Old land belonging to his wife. Akahi, the konohiki had given it in 1841. A yearly fee of $2.00 had been paid; no objections.

Pili, sworn, He has known just as Wanaiahoe had stated here.

See page 666 [667]


N.T. 667v4
No. 2256, McKenny, from page 414

He has conveyed his land interest by a fee simple sale, the land commissioners have done their work.

[No. 2256 not awarded]