Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 05018
Claimant: Keawe
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Hawaii
District: Hilo
Ahupuaa: Waiakea
Ili: Puahua
Statistics: 1839 characters 307 words
No. 5018, Keawe, Waiakea, Hilo, January 5, 1848
N.R. 698v8

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I, Keawe, am a claimant of land in Waiakea. I have a right to this land since March 24, 1841 when I occupied it with the good will of the konohiki, Pea. The nature of the land is that a portion of it is good for planting crops, but there is pahoehoe lava rock in various places. On the east it measures 110 fathoms, on the south, 76 fathoms, ....

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.... hinihini.

N.T. 448v4
No. 5018, Keawe, November 17

Kealoha (wahine), sworn, she has seen in Kuahua ili of Waiakea.

[It is bounded]:
Mauka by Hanahana ili land
Hamakua by konohiki
Puna by Nakai's land
[no makai given].
2 cultivated kihapais, no house

Keawe's land from Onana 1839-1840, no objections.

[Award 5018; R.P. 1913; Waiakea Hilo; 1 ap.; .24 Ac.]