Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00224
Claimant: Mahu
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Hotel St.
Statistics: 3663 characters 638 words
No. 224, Mahu, claimant
F.R. 148v1

1 document in Native Register, Page 173

N.R. 173-175v1
No. 224, Mahu, Honolulu, September 23, 1846

To the Honorable Wm. Richards, President of the Land Commissioners: As in the law enacted in 1845, I am explaining the boundaries of my house lot, thus:

I have given Kekala a certain half of said lot, the eastern side is his. The side adjoining the house of Kamikana is what I am telling you about - the length is 16 fathoms, 2 feet or more, the width mauka, 9 fathoms and 1 foot or more, the length between, dividing my lot equally with that of my hunona, Kekala, 13 fathoms and 4 feet the width makai, 11 fathoms. This entire place of which I am speaking, is not that place which was given to the Hunona, that place of which I gave the dimensions is mine, which I ask you to make into my houselot. This is how I got this place: ....

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.... s (land) and for this reason this place was given to Mahu. This property is makai of Hotel St.,

Thomapona's house lot is on the north
Isaia is the son of Pale Homa (Polly Holmes) and his lot is on the west side and
Kekala's (lot) is on the east end.

When the roads were being built, I had seen Mahu living there until the present time. I have not known that anyone has ever objected to him. The governor had given that property to Mahu.

John Ii, sworn by the Bible and stated, Prior to the years that Kapena has just mentioned, Mahu was living on a separate land and Keaka Amala wanted that land so he filed a claim with the governor and the place was given to him. Later the governor gave this place to Mahu and I have known like Kapena has just mentioned that no other person has any interest there.

[Award 224; R.P. 1924; Hotel St. Honolulu Kona; 1 ap.; .12 Ac.]