Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00130*O
Claimant: Kuapanio
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Ewa, Kona
Ahupuaa: Waikele, Honolulu
Ili: Papaa Komohana, Hotel St.
Statistics: 3947 characters 660 words
No. 130*O, Kuapanio, claimant
F.R. 112v1

1 Document in Native Register, page 119

N.R. 119v1
No. 130, Kuapanio

I, Kuapanio, the owner of the house lot in the middle of Honolulu, hwich hwas given me by the King as a residence, on the makai side of the road between it and the hotel - that is my right which was given me as a subject of kamehameha III. Thse are the rights the King gave to me, some kuleanas of land 3 - 2- /a/hupuaa, 1 inheritance (sic) these are my kuleanas which the King gave me.
Farewell to you and thanks.
Honolulu, July 14, 1846

N.T. 177v1
No. 130, Kuapanio

Kaalunui's sworn testimony: I saw Haalilio come in the year 1842 and pointed out all of the boundaries; there was no house, it was just vacant land. It was Kuapanio who built a fence and houses and he has continued to live there to this time without any objections by anyone. (7 ....

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.... who will do it for Kekuapanio of Kealakeha? Ask Kuapanio who will take the message to J. A. K. (Kuakini)?"

Kapu: Kuapanio said that he would. This giving is not absolute grant - at a time he (the chief) has the desire to withdraw, he would do so -this was done by the [sic] chiefs at the time J. A. Kuapanio was governor.

N.T. 456v10
No. 130, Kekuapanio, 2 March 1855

Papaa ili for Waikele, Ewa, Oahu.
Malamalamaiki ahupuaa, Hilo, Hawaii.
I, hereby approve this mahele, it is correct. The lands written above are for Kekuapanio and approval has been granted for a presentation before the land officers who settle claims.
(Sign) Kamehameha [III]
Royal Palace, 3 February 1848
True copy
S. Spencer, Clerk, Interior Department

[Award 130; (Oahu) R.P. 6954; Papaa, Waikele Ewa; 1 ap.; 7.19 Acs; Hotel St. Honolulu Kona; 1 ap.; .13 Ac.; (Hawaii) R.P. 7861; Malamalamaiki Hilo; 1 ap.; 328.85 Acs]