Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 04658
Claimant: Barenaba
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Hawaii
District: Hilo, Puna
Ahupuaa: Puueo, Keaau
Ili: Kepoupou, Kalehina
Statistics: 1901 characters 321 words
No. 4658, Barenaba, See P, Waiakea, Hilo, Hawaii, January 11, 1848
N.R. 686v8

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I, Barenaba, hereby tell you of my claim for planted things. A hau tree at Puueo was planted by my father in 1818. I planted an orange tree myself at Keaau in 1831. I have the orange tree at this time, but I have not had my hau tree for some years - someone else has it.

F.T. 29v5
No. 4658, Baranaba, Tuesday, November 21, 1848

Kahawai, sworn deposed, that Baranaba has a lot situated on the Ahupuaa Puueo on the Kepoupou, bounded: On all sid ....

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.... land
Hamakua and Makai by konohiki
Puna [left blank]

Barenaba's father had planted during the time of Kamehameha I, a clump of bamboo and upon his death this was bequested to Barenaba. In 1832, Hoolulu has acquired it and Barenaba had not objected at that time.

Section 2
Orange tree in Kalehina ili land of Keaau ahupuaa in Hilo, Hawaii. All konohiki boundaries. Barenaba had planted trees, he has it. No one has objected to this section of orange trees.

Kauhiahiwa, sworn, He has seen this land just as Kaauwai had related here.

[No. 4658 not awarded; See Award 2327]