Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 02840
Claimant: Kihewa, wahine
Other claimant:Keawamoku, husband; heir
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Waialua
Ahupuaa: Paalaa
Ili: Kealapii
Statistics: 2454 characters 396 words
No. 2840, Kihewa, Waialua, Oahu, December 31, 1847
N.R. 659v3


To the Land Commissioners: I, Kihewa, am a native-born old-timer of Paalaa. I claim a right of occupancy from the time of Kahekili which was held by my makuas until the time of Kamehameha I. When my makuas died the land was bequeathed to me. Further, I have a mo'o, with five lo'i, bounded on the north by the muliwai, on the east by a lo'i for Keawemuku, on the south by my kula and my house lot, on the west by a lo'i for Kaleoawaawa. Further, there are three ko'ele at Kealapii. Further, I was konohiki until th ....

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.... 'i and also a kula.

Mauka, land of Keawamuku, in Kaahalike
Waianae, kula of Kalie
Makai, land of konohiki, Punamoe
Koolaupoko, muliwai of Laukihaa.

It was from her parents, and from the time of Kahekili it was held until 1846, when it was transferred to Keaweluaole by Holualoa, who was the Haku`aina. This mo`o was taken and transferred to Nu and his claim was entered from Keliihuluhulu. This was No. 2751 dated 22 January 1850.

Ilimakou, sworn, my knowledge of it is the same as that witness's.

[No. 2840 not awarded; Combined with 2793 and awarded RP 909]