Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00266
Claimant: Kamakani, wahine
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Statistics: 1904 characters 344 words
No. 266, Kamakani
N.R. 32-33v2

To the Honorable Land Commissioners: Here is the basis of my claim at that place.

Nahenahe was the one whose place that was. That was the beginning. The kaikainas lived under him,- Kookaa and Kahiamoe and Kaakauhoalii, who was my makuakane. All these people lived there, and Nahenahe and Kookaa died, leaving the kaikainas Kahiamoe and Kaakauhoalii. Nahenahe directed that the place was for the kaikainas. My ma ....

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.... not possible for him to give that place - -I had not died, to enable him to give it, it was mine to give any rights. Because of this I went and questioned Ohule and he said he had given it. I objected /saying/ it is not your place because you have no right to give this place which was my makuas' in the time of Kamehameha I.

My witnesses are my makuakane, Kahiamoe, and Kamaile.
Honolulu, October 14 [1846]

[No. 266 not awarded]