Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 04976
Claimant: Kuhipono
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Hawaii
District: Hilo
Ahupuaa: Papaikou
Ili: Piihau
Statistics: 1739 characters 278 words
No. 4976, Kuhipono, Piihau, Hilo, Hawaii, January 14, 1848
N.R. 695v8


Greetings to the Land Commissioners at Honolulu, Island of Oahu: I hereby state my claim for land. It was received from the konohiki by my makuas and they bequeathed it to me, therefore I have a firmly established right. This claim is in the middle section of the land /`ili/. It is 268 fathoms by 90 fathoms. Within this place which has been measured are my house lot and the cultivation. That is it, for your information.
KUHIPONO, School Luna


F.T. 32v5
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.... e of Kealii was true.


N.T. 464v4
No. 4976, Kuhipono, November 22

Keahi, sworn, He has seen in the moo land of Pehuhalo of Puhau ahupuaa in Hilo, Hawaii land where:

Mauka by konohiki
Hamakua by street
Makai by Keahi's land
Puna by stream.
1 partially cultivated kihapai, 2 houses for Kuhipono, not enclosed.

Old time residents since Kamehameha I.

Kuikanai, sworn, He has seen this land just as Keahi had stated here.

[Award 4976; R.P. 4662; Papaikou Hilo; 1 ap. 2.66 Acs]