Royal Patents were issued on Māhele ‘Āina Awards. Upon agreement of the land areas to be awarded, surveys were conducted and recorded. The king issued Royal Patents in confirmation of the land areas to awardees. The original documents are presented here. The figure captions include the royal patent number (Palapala Sila Nui Helu), the LCA number (Kuleana Helu), the awardee, land area and description, date, signatory parties, and source. The documents are not transcribed, but may be read from the original patents. In some instances, additional place names which were not identified in the earlier records were also cited in the claims; those place names are cited in the land description from each patent.
Palapala Sila Nui Helu 4309, Kuleana Helu 758, to Nihua
Palapala Sila Nui Helu 6934, Kuleana Helu 756, to Kauouo
Palapala Sila Nui Helu 1277, Kuleana Helu 755, to Keinohananui for Kaope
Palapala Sila Nui Helu 3856, Kuleana Helu 754, to Kaunahi
Palapala Sila Nui Helu 5142, Kuleana Helu 753, to Manuwa
Palapala Sila Nui Helu 2869, Kuleana Helu 752, to Haae
Native Tenant Land Claims
The native tenant land claims from the Native Register for lands in Honouliuli can be found here. The claim number or helu is given, followed by the name of the claimant, and the name of the land area. The Native Register contains the claims submitted by the person who occupies the land. This includes a description of the location of the land, as well as what has been developed on the land—houses, taro patches, gardens, etc.