Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 03503
Claimant: Kau, John Davida
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Kauai
District: Puna
Ahupuaa: Koloa, Komohana
Ili: Omao
Statistics: 1690 characters 282 words
No. 3503, John Davida Kau, Omaa, January 12, 1848
N.R. 52v9

The Land Commissioners, greetings to you all: I, Davida Kau, a Hawaiian subject living at Koloa, island of Kauai herebystate my claim for sugar cane land. The length is 19 chains 7 fathoms, the width is 2 chains 4 fathoms. The east, north and west are surrounded by the stream, on the south is a pali. My sugar cane land claim was received ....

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.... Kau's land. This land forms a portion in Omao.

Mauka by Omao stream
Puna by cattle yard
Makai by Dr. Wood's land
Hanapepe by Dr. Wood's land.

This land was from P. Kanoa in 1867. No one has objected to the present, it is settled.

Apolo Makanui, sworn, I have heard the testimony and it is true.

[Award 3503; Omao Koloa Kona; 1 ap.; 3 roods 35 rods]