Mahele Documents

04703D Koka, Kue,Kahale,Kaaua, &4,see misc
Claim Number: 04703D
Claimant: Meheula
Other claimant:Koka, Kue,Kahale,Kaaua, &4,see misc
Other name:
Island: Hawaii
District: Hilo
Ahupuaa: Puumoi
Ili: Kukuianiani
Statistics: 4164 characters 734 words
[No. 4703D], Meheula, Puumoi, Hilo, January 14, 1848
N.R. 687-688v8

[Listed as 4703]

Greetings to the Land Commissioners on the Island of Oahu: Here are these claims for land. Kukuianiani is 302 anana* by 137 anana. The north and south are the same, and the east and west are the same. Within this parcel of land there is a small place which is suitable, and much is unsuitable for a man to work on. Here are the names of the people who have this place: 1. Meheula, 2. Koka, 3. Kue. Furthermore, these measurements are by the genuine anana* - not by the chain. We do not understand the use of the chain and the square. Furthermore /because of this lack of knowledge of surveying/, to enable you to understand, the dimensions are explained by the anana and the semi-colons also explain.** Furthermore, conc ....

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Contains 2 fields, partly cultivated, and one house. It is not enclosed. He received it from Hoka in the year 1835. I know of no difficulty.

Kalua, sworn deposed, that the evidence of Hue was true.

N.T. 475v4
No. 4703!, Meheula, November 23
[Should be 4703D]

(There are 9 people on this claim number)

Hue, sworn, He has seen in the ili land Kukuianiani of Puumoi in Hilo, Hawaii a land section.

[it is bounded]:
Mauka by konohiki
Hamakua by Hue's land
Makai by Hoka's land
2 partially cultivated kihapais
1 house for Meheula, no fence

Land from Hoka in 1835. Meheula lives there now.

Kalua, sworn, He has known about this land just as Hue has known it.

[No. 4703D not awarded]