Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 07470
Claimant: Keawe
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Hawaii
District: Kona, North
Ahupuaa: Keopu 3, Puapuaa, Keopu 1
Ili: Kamuku, Kamuku 2, Umiulu
Statistics: 1973 characters 348 words
No. 7470, Keawe, January 25, 1848
N.R. 265-266v8

Greetings to you, J. H. Smith: I hereby tell you of my nine kihapais. The name of the area where these 9 kihapais are in Puupoa 2.

Two ili kupono, for Kanaina, are 1, Kamuku and 2, Umiulu.
1 sweet potato kihapai, is 50 fathoms by 12 fathoms.
Kihapai 2 is 18 fathoms by 10 fathoms.
Kihapai 3 is 16 fathoms by 10 fathoms.
Kihapai 4 is 18 fathoms by 10 fathoms.
Taro kihapai 5 is 25 fathoms by 10 fathoms.
Taro kihapai 6 is 27 fathoms by 11 fathoms.
Taro kihapai 7 is 31 fathoms by 9 fathoms.
Taro kihapai 8 is 100 fathoms by 9 fathoms. ....

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.... >The house lot is bounded by a stone fence.

The 5 kalo patches are in one piece bounded:
Mauka by the konohiki's land
Kau and the other sides the same.

The claim in Puapuaa consists of one potato patch and 2 kihapais and one piece of kalo land, containing seven patches.

The potato patch is bounded: On all sides by the konohiki's land

And so also is the kalo land.

The claimant received these lands from Hoapili wahine in the days of Kamehameha I, and he has occupied them in peace ever since either by himself or relatives.

[Award 7470; Keopu 3 N. Kona; 1 ap.; .14 Ac.]