Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 04140
Claimant: Kamanawa, wahine
Other claimant:Manuhoa, father, Kaikainalii sister
Other name:
Island: Hawaii
District: Kona, North
Ahupuaa: Puaa 1, Auhaukeae, Kaloko
Statistics: 3713 characters 608 words
No. 4140, Kamanawa wahine
N.R. 384-385v8

Hear ye, ye land Commissioners of the Government of Hawaii whom the Mo`i has empowered: I, the one whose name is below, hereby state my claim for some house lots on the Island of Hawaii, of this group of islands. In the Ahupua`a of Puaa are two lots. At Auhaukeae are two lots. Mauka of these lands is another lot, and in the Ahupua`a of Kaloko is another lot. We had one makuakane /who had/ these lots, and when he died he bequeathed them to us, his kaikamahines, and all the lands and everything of his - we are the heirs.
Honolulu, Oahu, 19 January 1848

F.T. 509v3>
No. 4140, Kamanawa, 11 January 1854

B. Namakeha, sworn, says he knows the land of claimant in the Ahupuaa of "Puaa," in Kona, Hawaii. It is a house lot which belonged formerly to claimant's father, Manuhoa, who lived there f ....

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.... />Kohala by Keakuoko`a's lot.
Lot enclosed by Kamanawa's people.

Section 3 - House lot at Puaa ahupuaa.
Mauka by Kuahine's lot
Ka`u by Kanewahilani and Kahuanapa's lot
Kohala by idle land.
Lot enclosed by Kamanawa's people, 3 houses for Kamanawa.

Section 4 - House lot in the upland of Auhaukeae ahupuaa. Bounded by idle land boundaries
1 house for Kamanawa there, enclosed.

Section 5 - In the Kaloko ahupuaa.
Mauka by road
Ka`u by idle land
Makai by road
Kohala by pond.

Lot is enclosed, 1 house for Kamanawa there. Land had been for Kamanawa's father Manuhoa, since Kamehameha I. Upon Manuhoa's death, bequests to his daughters Kaikainalii and Kamanawa. No objections to them there now.

Kahaunapa, sworn, both known alike.

[Award 4140; R.P. 2152; Puaa 1 Kona; 2 ap.; 2.10 Acs]