Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 03145
Claimant: Laenui
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Kapaloa
Statistics: 3050 characters 515 words
No. 3145, Laenui, Honolulu, December
No. 67-69v4

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I hereby state my claims for land. First, a land at Kapaloa in Honolulu, which I got in the time of Kamehameha I. I have held it in peace with no objections. This place has been surveyed, and the diagram follows:


Beginning at the corner next to the pali, and running on the first side
North 34° East 5.00 chains, along the pali of Auwaiolimu, turning
North 61° 30' East 3 chains 33 feet, along the Government Fence, turning
North 78° 30' East 10.00 chains along the Government fence to the land of Kapule, thence turning
North 43° West 56 feet to the stream, thence turning, and running on the ....

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.... and Commissioners,

N.T. 697-698v3
No. 3145, Laenui, November 27, 1850

Nahemolele, sworn, I have seen his land section at Kapaloa in Honolulu district - 1 section, 16 taro patches, 1 house lot, a pasture.

The boundaries are:
Mauka, land of Kapule
Waikiki, Auwaiolimu land
Makai, land of Kekahuaina
Ewa, land of Kamamaka, Paniani and Keawe.

E. Kuhia had given him his land before 1839 and he has lived comfortably to the present time. No one has objected.

Kamamaka, sworn, We have known in the same way with the exception that there is one koele patch in there for the konohiki.

[Award 3145; R.P. 1788; Kapaloa Honolulu Kona; 1 ap.; 2.95 Acs]