Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 02716
Claimant: Hoolae
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Koolauloa
Ahupuaa: Kahuku
Ili: Oio, Lanahu, Hanakaoe
Statistics: 1662 characters 280 words
No. 2716, Hoolae, Oio, Oahu, January 5, 1848
N.R. 601-602v3

To the Land Commissioners, respectful greetings: I, Hoolae, hereby state my claim for land at Oio. There are two gardens of `awa, taro, banana, wauke, sugarcane. There are seven koa canoe trees. There is kula land cultivated in sweet potato, gourd and akaakai /Translator's note: the word akaaakai means bulrush, however, onions were also called by this name, and since this is kula land it probably should be translated as onions/.

At Hanakaoe is a culti ....

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.... ly 2 of which are planted. The other 4 patches have not been planted for several years.

The 2 good patches are bounded on:
Hauula side by Kaukaha's land
Mauka by Malailua's land
Waialua side by the Konohiki
Makai by Kaumualii's land.

Claimant's House site is in Oio, near the sea side, not enclosed. He has held the land for a long time. He says he has no kula land in Oio.

The Konohiki consented to this claim.

[Award 2716; R.P. 8000; Kahuku Koolauloa; 2 ap.; .60 Ac.]