Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00157
Claimant: Sumner, William, Captain
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Richards St.
Statistics: 1713 characters 298 words
Claim 157, [William Sumner]
F.T. 510v2


This is a claim for a lot opposite the residence of Henry Sea, corner of Hotel and Richards Street.

John Ii, sworn, I know the land comprised in this claim. It is an old place of residence of Mr. Sumner. I know that he and his heirs have had possession of it ever since 1825. There was a woman then living on the land named Kaiahihiu and she was a friend ....

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.... been no objections. However, Kaiwiaoao has been mentioning about his claim as a house dweller, but this condition is under W. Sumner.

The boundaries are:
Mauka is Hotel Street
Waikiki, a road
Makai, Kekela's house lot
Ewa, Amau's /Chinese/ house lot.

/* Punalua - a wife shared with another man/

[Award 157; R.P. 1621; Richards St. Honolulu Kona; 1 ap.; .63 Ac.]