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.

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.... ka 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]