Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 02440B
Claimant: Kauaua, wahine
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Kapahaha, Kuwili
Statistics: 2847 characters 447 words
[No. 2440B, Kauaua, wahine], Kapaalua [wahine], Honolulu, December 31, 1847
N.R. 500-501v3

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I hereby tell you, in the name of Mrs. John Young, Jr., of her `ili in Honolulu, and her place where our houses stand, which will be rebuilt.

1. This `ili at Kaoawai is named Kapahaha. It is bounded as follows: Makai and on the Waikiki side, is Kuwili and Kulahonu and Koiuiu. Kahawali is mauka, and the land of Kalunaaina. Kuhimana and Hauhau-koi are on the Ewa side. Those are the boundaries of the seaward section of land.

2. The boundaries of the inland - section are: Waikiki side is Kalunaaina's land, mauka side is Hauhaukoi, Ewa side is Mikapala's /Mr. Ball?/ land, makai side is Kuhimana. It was from Kamehameha I to Kelohakaiana and /in the time of/ the Russian, he gave it to Kapouhiwa and so forth, until at this time it is his mo`opuna's, Mrs. John ....

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.... ai, Neddles and Kahina Road
Ewa, Kahina and konohiki's lot.

Section 2 - 1 house site in Kapaakea.
Mauka, Kapeke's lot
Waikiki, Keakahiwa's land
Makai, Kahaleaahu's land
Ewa, Kaoawai road.

Section 3 - 1 taro patch and 1 sand pond in Kuuili.
Mauka, Kapeke's land
Waikiki, Government konohiki
Makai, Kapeke's land
Ewa, Keakahiwa's land.

This place received from Wana, Wana had received it from Kalaimoku. The taro land received in 1828, the house lot section received from Kapouhiwa. Kanana has lived there to the present time without opposition.

Kahalekaa, sworn, I have known in the same was as Malao.
Kapaalua, sworn, the statements above are true, I have no objections to this place.

[Award 2440B; R.P. 2256; Kapahaha & Kuwili Honolulu Kona; 2 ap.; .34 Ac.; See also No. 2440 for Native Register document]