Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 03170
Claimant: Kuaaka
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Kewalo
Statistics: 3393 characters 533 words
No. 3170, Kuaaka, Honolulu, December 27, 1847
N.R. 96-99v4

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I hereby state my claims for land at Kewalo in Honolulu. Ihu gave me these places. There are taro sections of taro lo'i, a pond and a house site. All these have been held peacefully by me, with no objections from anyone. They have been surveyed and their diagrams and descriptions follow. That is what I have to tell your honors.
KUAAKA X, his mark


[Land of Kamai at top]

Diagram of a taro parcel. The survey begins on the east corner, the
first side running
South 16° East 2 chains 54 5/12 feet along the land of Kamai to the ko'ele of Kuhia, then turning and running between that land and this
South 63° West 64 feet to the land of Keopu, then turning and running between that lan ....

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Diagram of the house site. The survey begins on the south corner, the first side running
North 64° East 1 chain 33 feet, turning
North 14° West 29 feet, turning, turning[sic]
South 68° West 1 chain 43 7/12 feet, turning to place of beginning.
South 37° East 36 4/12 feet.
This place contains an area of 93 fathoms, 24 feet (square)
Surveyed by G. Richardson, December 20, 1847.

N.T. 378v10
31 August 1854

No. 3165, 3172, 3174 Kaihekauwila
No. 3166, Kamai
No. 3170, Kuaaka

Haole, sworn, I have seen all of these people as mentioned above and the places for which they had claims. They have all died and their lands were turned over to the konohiki, Kamakee before the day he died. They have no heirs, but Kamakee is their niece by ancestry.

[No. 3170 not awarded]