Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 04809
Claimant: Lo, Moses
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Hawaii
District: Hilo
Ahupuaa: Puueo
Statistics: 3421 characters 577 words
No. 4809, Lo, Puueo, Hilo, Hawaii, January 11, 1848
N.R. 692v8

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I, Lo, of Puueo, Hilo, hereby state my claim for land in Puueo, received from my makuas. The length of my land is 144 fathoms and the width is 83 fathoms, as far as Wailuku. This land is good in a portion and a portion is a pali along the Muliwai of Kolopulepule. There is another parcel of land adjoining this land and in another place, 19 fathoms by 8 fathoms. Another parcel which does not adjoin these parcels is 52 fathoms by 43 fathoms. Another parcel is 45 fathoms by 20 fathoms. Another parcel is 80 fathoms by 17 fathoms. These land claims are known and were received from my father. The old timers in Puueo are my witnesses for my claim.

F.T. 13v5
No. 4809, Lo, Friday, November 10th, ....

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.... they have no claim. Land from Hoolulu in 1829.

Mio section:
Mauka by Kamakapalupalu's house.
Hamakua by idle land
Makai by Laanohala's land
Puna by ditch
1 cultivated kihapai.

Section 3 - Makai, Laauohala's land
Mauka by idle land
Hamakua by ditch
Makai by Kaiohe's house
Puna by street.

1 partially cultivated kihapai: Mauka and all around this kihapai is idle land.

New Kihapai:
Mauka by Kaenaena's land
Hamakua by Kauhiahiwa's land
Makai by Haleki's land
Puna by stream.
1 cultivated kihapai

Land from Hoolulu in 1829, no one has objected.

Wahine, sworn, he has seen this land exactly as Mahi has seen it.

[Award 4809; R.P. 4687; Puueo Hilo; 4 ap.; 8.86 Acs; (Moses Lo)]