Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 05322
Claimant: Kahinukawa
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili:
Statistics: 2509 characters 440 words
No. 5322, Kahinukawa, Honolulu, October 28, 1847
N.R. 37v5


Greetings to you, W. L. Lee, the President of the Land Commissioners to Quiet Land Titles: We four persons whose names are below: hereby state our claim of occupancy here in Honolulu, a claim for a house lot. The name of the one who formerly lived in this place was Mohalani - he was the own brother of our makuahine, Keawenuiaumi. She had no other children, we were the only ones. He sailed with Poki and died in a foreign land. His place where we live was from Poki. Before he sailed with Poki he left this place with us and we have occupied i ....

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.... known in the same way as Kekela has just related here. I had seen Kahinukawa for the first time living there in the year 1829. I have heard Mihalani is a brother of Keawanuiaumi and Kahinukawa is a niece to him. My cousin married Kahinukawa and they lived on this place and had become ill. When they were well at the time Poki had gone to a foreign country, her husband found another place so they went there to live, then return here on this place and it has been that way to this time. That is what I have known

Postponed to Wednesday when A. Paki's witnesses will be heard.

[No. 5322 not awarded]