Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 04982
Claimant: Kanakaholokai
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Hawaii
District: Hilo
Ahupuaa: Kukuau 2
Statistics: 2115 characters 342 words
No. 4982, Kanakaholokai, Kukuau, Hilo, Hawaii, January 15, 1848
N.R. 696v8

Hear ye, ye Land Commissioners: I hereby tell you of my land in Kukuau. It is in the exact middle /of the ahupua`a/. This was good land formerly but at this time it is infertile. It has been a kula for raising cattle for the past ten years. I formerly had a right to this land. Its size is 400 fathoms by 300 fathoms.

F.T. 4v5
No. 4982, Kanakaholokai, Tuesday, November 7th, 1848.

Kaluopunui, sworn deposed, that he knows the land of Kanakaholokai was situated on Kukuau 2 and that it consisted of an house lot and a kalo field, that Lot 2 was an h ....

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.... lokai, Hilo, Hawaii
[should be 4982]

Kahaoleoponui sworn, He has seen in Kukuau 2 ahupuaa of Hilo, Hawaii, 2 sections.

Section 1: House lot.
Mauka by vacant land
Hamakua by Ponohawai ahupuaa
Makai by Kahues lot
Puna by Kukuau 1 ahupuaa.
Partially enclosed, 1 house for Kanakaholokai.

Section 2: Taro kihapai, vacant land.
Mauka by Hamakua, Ponohawai ahupuaa
Makai by vacant land
Puna by Kukuau 1 ahupuaa.
1 kihapai enclosed, land from Kanuka.

This is their /Kanakaholokai/ land; no objections.

Kanakaole sworn, He has known exactly as Kahaoleopunui had related here.

[No. 4982 not awarded]