Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00104FL
Claimant: Kekuanaoa, M.
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu, Waikiki
Ili: Kaukahoku, Kuhimana, Alewa, Kunawai, Kuwili, Kalia, Piinaio, Kapuni, Kamanolepo
Statistics: 4534 characters 696 words
No. 104 F.L., M. Kekuanaoa, Haliimaile, 3 December 1851
N.R. 765-766v3


The Honorable William L. Lee, Greetings: I hereby present my claim in some `Ilis in Honolulu and in Waikiki in the lands of the Fort which I am caring for. Here are the names:

11 lo`i at Kaukahoku, `Ili of Honolulu.
5 lo`i at Kuhimana, `Ili of Honolulu.
2 lo`i at Alewa, `Ili of Honolulu.
1 lo`i at Kunawai, `Ili of Honolulu.
2 lo`i at Kuwili, `Ili of Honolulu, and a kula, makai.

Here are my claims at Waikiki:
2 lo`i at Kalia, `Ili in Waikiki.
5 fish ponds at Kalia in Waikiki.
1 muliwai of Piinaio, in Waikiki.

Those are my claims which I have thought of. There is one coconut grove. Makalii, also at Kalia. That is what I state to you.
Farewell to you.
M. KEKUANAOA


N.T. 320-321v10
No. 104 FL, M. Kekuanaoa, 19 October 1853. VS. S P. Kalama (for the governnent)
(SEE page 390, Vol. X)

Pahau, sworn this claim is in Kuhimana in Honolulu of four patches in two sections.

Section 1 - 3 patches.
Mauka, The Pahau's have Kawelo's land
Waialae, "Keoneula" land
Makai, King Street
Ewa, "Kainapuaa" land.

This was fort land which Nalailehua had cultivated before the Russians had arrived and upon his death it was possessed by his nieces, the Kaupena's. Later it had passed on to the niece, Poki, who had it to 1851, then finally the government took it, although M. Kekuanaoa still has hold o ....

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.... Kaaiilio, Kaaipuaa, Kaaikala and Kaaianau.

Patches Puhiea cultivated himself, Kuhimana nui, Pupuka and Kaaipeelua.

2 - M. Kekuanaoa is claiming these patches.
Puhiea died - Kapau his wife inherited this land, Poki, the niece got it after Kapau.

M. Kekuanaoa received this patch Kuhimana from poor farmer tenants who were under the konohiki. Poki, but they had not made a claim for it.

See page 39. POSTPONED until witnesses are available for the other sections.


N.T. 390v10
No. 104 F.L. M. Kekuanaoa (from page 320) for 17 August 1854, Victoria Kamamalu

L. Kukoa, sworn, I have seen his house site in Kapuni, Waikiki, Kona, Oahu.

Mauka, Road
Waialae, Hamohamo boundary
Makai, beach
Honolulu, a meeting house.

This place was received from Kinau in 1839. She had received it from her mother.

Mahuka, sworn, the statements above are correct and I have seen his other claims. 2 ponds named Paweo, also Kaipuni, Pau, Kaihikapu, Manolepa and Kaohai in Waikiki, Kona, Oahu.

He had received the land from Kinau in 1839. She had received it from Kaahumanu in 1832. No objections.

[Award 104 F.L.; R.P. 4492 (Kaihikapu Puuiki)& 4493; Kalia Waikiki Kona; 1 ap.; 1.49 Acs; Kuhimana Honolulu Kona; 1 ap.; 2 Acs; no R.P. ; Kamanolepa Waikiki Kona; 1 ap.; 2.06 Acs; R.P. 4492; Kapuni Waikiki Kona; 1 ap.; 31 Acs; R.P. 4492; Uluniu Waikiki Kona; 1 ap.; 31 Acs; R.P. 4493; Uluniu Waikiki Kona; 1 ap.; 71.7 Acs]