Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00097B
Claimant: Kaohipau
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Merchant & Alakea Sts.
Statistics: 2759 characters 472 words
No. 97B, Thomas Phillips (guardian of Kaohipau), July 17
N.T. 148v3

No. 97!

T. Phillips, sworn and stated, "I have seen Kaohipau's property in Honolulu here. One other (place) is at Nuuanu, below the street, makai of G. P. Judd's place. This property has been surveyed by a foreigner land surveyor on the 17th day of Sept. 1846. Salay (Sally) White gave the section in Honolulu here to Keahemakani, who is the mother of Kaohipau. This was in the year 1831 and soon after this she also gave that property in Nuuanu consisting of a pasture and a patch. This has been surveyed by the foreigner land surveyor. Salay (Sally) had lived there until her death in the year 1843, then that property was possessed by her husband, Ranai, who lived there and died in the year 1844. Kaohipau received an interest through Hanai's bequest and after their death, the interest was for Keahem ....

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.... that property."

Kekuanaoa, sworn: When a jury decision was made, it allowed Kaohipau to live there to this day without any obligation and the property is for Namauu and me.

Page 662

N.T. 662v3
No. 97, Phillips, Thomas From pg. 148

Koiamai, sworn, I have seen his place at Puiwa in Honolulu district - 4 taro patches, 1 pasture, 2 houses
I had given these places to the parents of Kaohipau before the death of Kinau in the year 1838. They had lived there peacefully until they had died and this land was bequested to Kaohipau and he has lived in the same way.

The boundaries are:
Mauka, government road
Waikiki, the king's land
Makai, Papa Kela's land
Ewa, land of A. Paki.

[Award 97B; R.P. 1953; Merchant & Alakea Sts. Honolulu Kona; 1 ap.; .1 ac.; See award 97 for other documents for Kaohipau]