Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00232
Claimant: Kaiwi, Adamu
Other claimant:
Other name: Kaniwi
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Pulaholaho, Honolulu Hale
Statistics: 2716 characters 420 words
No. 232, Adamu Kaniwi, claimant
F.R. 156v1

1 document in Native Register, Page 4, Volume 2

N.R. 4v2
No. 230!, Adamu Kaiwi, Land Claim

I, Adamu Kaiwi, occupy a house lot in the city of Honolulu, Island of Oahu. My own place, under the authority of Victoria /Victoria Kamamalu?/ is 126 feet long and 66 feet wide. My occupation is from the time that Kaahumanu lived at Pulaholaho until this very time. This is my message to you, the Land Commissioners, and I sign my name on this 14th day of October, 1846.
Witness: Mokuula

F.T. 171v1
Claim No. 232, Adamu Kaiwi, September 9th [1847]

Paukunu ....

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.... operty and the road is just makai of Honolulu Hale. There are other people living in there but they have no right there. Kaiwi has lived there since Kaahumanu I. The three sides have been enclosed with one remaining side to be fenced."

Naihe sworn by the Word of God and stated, "I have known the boundaries. They are the same as has been mentioned by Paukunui. Kaiwi had lived there since Kaahumanu I. I have not seen anyone else live there or have any right there. The three sides have been enclosed except for one remaining side which adjoins Kanakaole's side. There are some other people living there under A. Kaiwi."

[No. 232 not awarded]