Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 04598*M
Claimant: Halaki
Other claimant:Kahehaki,Kahinu,Kinoole
Other name: Charlotte, Halahi
Island: Maui
District: Lahaina
Ahupuaa: Puako
Statistics: 4954 characters 846 words
No. 4598*M, Halaki /Charlotte/, Hilo, January 17, 1848
N.R. 684v8

The Honorable Land Commissioners, Greetings:I hereby explain our claim to you, in three parcels of land, as shown in the diagram of the survey by the haoles, and entered with this letter.

Number One is a parcel of land in Lahaina, Maui. Our right to this place was an old one from the time of Kamehameha II and our house stands there until this time. Furthermore, my son, Kaihukai, had previously petitioned for this place for himself. His petition was not properly done - we thought it was good, but not so!

Number Two. It is in Hilo, as shown in the writing by the haoles. It is a parcel remaining from the place which was transferred to my /son/ in law, B. Pikimana /Pitman/. We received this in the time that Kaahumanu was alive.

No. Three. A parcel of land in Puueo, as shown in the writing by the haoles on the diagram entered with this letter. The right to this place was acquired at the time my husband, Hoolulu, was konohiki in Puueo, when Kaahumanu was alive, and it exists until today. I request you to consider my claims.
HALAKI, the wife of Hoolulu, who is deceased

F.T. 12v5 ....

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.... sought is divided into a 1/3 interest for Halahi and 2/3 for the children. Hoolulu had not done any thing for any one else, it was only for his children. This is an old claim acquired in 1823, no one had objected.

Kaliloa, sworn, He has seen this interest exactly as Kaauwai had stated here.

Second Section: In Hilo, Hawaii - No. 4598 Halaki

Kapule, sworn, He has seen this (land) in Piihonua ahupuaa.

Mauka and Hamakua, government road
Makai, Keoki Moa's land
Puna, Missionaries` land

This land has been enclosed, there are 2 houses for Halaki and the land is from Lo given at the time of Kaahumanu I.

Lo, sworn, He has known exactly as Kapule had stated here. Halaki's land is from Lo II.

Section 3:
Mauka, Kapuni's land
Makai, beach
Hamakua, Konohiki and Hiona's land
Puna, Kapuhe and Pupue's land

Land had been for Hoapili to Lo's husband, Hoolulu. No fence, 1 kihapai. No house acquired in 1829.

Kaili (Female), sworn, she has known this claim just as Lo had related here previously.

[No. 4598 not awarded on Maui; See Hawaii award R.P. 5029 & 2479; Hilo]