Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 05244
Claimant: Kalaikuaiwa
Other claimant:Kaelemanu, father
Other name:
Island: Hawaii
District: Kona, North
Ahupuaa: Kaumalumalu
Ili: Haleolono, Ohiki, Kapio
Statistics: 1998 characters 315 words
No. 5244, Kalaikuaiwa, Kaumalumalu, Hawaii, 28 January 1848
N.R. 387v8

Greetings to the Honorable Commissioners: I hereby state my house lot claim which is my own, made by Kaelemanu with his own hands, not made by po`aha labor, nor the people of the land - it was my makuakane who made it with his own hands. (See the diagram in the original letter). That is my statement to you - it is not erroneous.

F.T. 75Bv5
No. 5244, Kalakuai ....

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.... Ka`u by Nahauekolu's lot
Makai by beach
Kohala by Palaneka's land.
Lot is enclosed, land had been for Kalemanu's father of Kalaikuaiwa. 1 coconut grove, several Kou, a palm tree, a pandanus tree and a house lot in that lot.

Kalaikuaiwa is the heir of Kaelemanu, his father in 1844, no one has objected to him.

Keohokuma, sworn, Both have known in the same way.

[Award 5244; R.P. 3817; Kaumalumalu N. Kona; 1 ap.; 240 Acs; See also 7352]