Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 06545
Claimant: Haalilio, Hana Hupa
Other claimant:Kuaihelani protest
Other name: Hannah
Island: Oahu
District: Ewa
Ahupuaa: Waikele
Ili: Ohua
Statistics: 5293 characters 922 words
No. 6545, Hana H. Haalilo, Honolulu, February 5, 1848
N.R. 379v5

To the Land Commissioners, Respectful Greetings: I hereby state my claim for land from the Mo`i and from the hands of the Minister of the Interior and the Minister of Finance. From thence comes my true right and the expression of my real claim on the land for myself and my heirs forever. It is stated to you as follows:

Ohua `Ili, Waikele, Oahu That is my explanation to you.
With aloha

N.T. 297-299
Kuaihelani [No. 5762] vs Hana Haalilio [No. 6545], 18th December 1850

Niau, sworn, he has seen this place over which there is a dispute. The boundaries are just as Kuaihelani's witnesses have related. Niau had given this to Kuaihelani before 1843. He is his son-in-law and because he had no land on which to farm. Kuaihelani had asked Niau to give him a farming land. The konohiki was reluctant and when no land was forthcoming from him, Niau then went to Hana for the pasture. Hana asked that the land be returned to him [her] should the son-in-law be discouraged in cultivating it. He [she] further commented that he [she] wold take the land away if he [she] so desired. Niau had agreed with Hana's statements and it would also be proper for th ....

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.... plains and $6.00 for the patch. He was thinking about his son-in-law, but this process of giving to the tenant in the old days was the poalima way.

Kalawaia, sworn, I have heard from Aiawa how the land was given to Kuaihelani. I had not heard it was given to him before this, but because of a desire on my part to do some planting, I had gone to ask Aiawa for the pasture. He told me then that it was given to my older brother, Kuaihelani. I heard this in 1845, perhaps it has been five years since that time.

The konohiki took this land in 1849. At present there are no plants on it. It is just overgrown with weeds.

I do not know anymore. This is all.

N.T. 371v10
No. 6545, H.H. Haalilio, 15 August 1854

H.H. Haalilio's land distribution.
Ohua ili in Waikele, Ewa, Oahu.
True Copy
Interior Department, 15 August 1854
A.G. Thruston, Chief Clerk
[See] page 447

N.T. 447v10
No. 6545, H.H. Haalilio (from page 371)

Copy Hana Hupa Haalilio's land distribution.
Ohua ili in Waikele, Ewa, Oahu.
Interior Department, 25 December 1854
A.G. Thruston, Chief Clerk

[Award 6545; R.P. 5694; Ohua Waikele Ewa; 3 ap.; 30.32 Acs; See also 5762 Kuaihelani protest]