Location: Ili of Maui, Poohilo, Paeokiha, and Waianu
Recorded at: Honouliuli
Date: Dec. 6, 1847
Status: Awarded; Royal Patent 3088
Native Register To the Honorable Commissioners who quiet land claims of the Hawaiian Islands. Aloha to you. I hereby tell you the source of my land and house claim. This land is thereat Maui, in Honouliuli, Ewa, Island of Oahu. Here are its boundaries: tow the North the land of Pue and the land of Koi; towards the East, the land of Kaneaola; toward the South, the land of Leleiaupa and the land of Koi; Towards the West, the land of Koi.
Here is my second land claim at Poohilo, Honouliuli, in the moo land of Kapule. Here are its boundaries: towards the North, the land of Kelemana; towards the East, the land of Kapule; towards the South, the land of Kekua; towards the West, the land of Kekua.
Here is my house claim: towards the North, the house of Puehu. Toward the East, a Mahiki (grassy area) until the house of Nika; towards the South, the land of Puehu, towards the West, the house of Koi.
My residency is an old one, from Kamehameha first to this time, not having gone about here and there. Gotten from Koi at this time.
I am with appreciation your obedient servant. By me, Kuhiena1
Native Testimony Kuhiena’s case.
Kua Sworn. I know his land, 1 moo kalo at Paeokiha, In the ili of Maui at Honouliuli, Ewa, Oahu. 2 loi called Kalokoloa in the ili of Poohilo adjoining the mooaina of Waianu, Honouliuli, Ewa Oahu. Parcel 3, a house lot in the ili of Maui, Honouliuli, Ewa, Oahu.
Parcel 1. Mooaina 1. Here are the boundaries:
M. mooaina of Kahawai
H. mooaina of Kapahupu, Konohiki’s koele
Mk. mooaina of Ohikiili for Koi
W. mooaina of Kumupali for Pue.
Parcel 2. 2 loi called Kalokoloa:
M. 1 loi of Puehuehu with another small loi
H. 1 loi of Palaau for Kekiaha [Kiaha]
Mk. loi of Haleokane
W. an alanui kuauna (road embankment) of Puehuehu, adjoining Oni.
Parcel 3. House lot.
M. house lots of Puehu and Kahawai
H. mooaina of Kumupali for Pue
Mk. house lot of Pue
W. the pali.
His land was from Naiwi in the time of Kamehameha I. No one has opposed him.
Hilinae Sworn. His knowledge is the same as mine. His knowledge and mine are the truth.2
Foreign Testimony Kua, sworn says, the land of Clt. is 1st a mooaina called Paeokiha in the ili of Maui, Honouliuli, Ewa, Oahu.
2d a loi called Kalokoloa in the mooaina Waianu, ili Poohilo, Honouliuli, Ewa, Oahu.
3d a kahuahale in the [ili] of Maui, Honouliuli, Ewa, Oahu.
Apana 1 is bounded:
M. by the mooaina of Kahawai
H. by koele Kapahupu
Mk. by mooaina Ohikiili of Koi
W. by mooaina Kumupali of Pue.
Apana 2, Kalokoloa in Poohilo. Bounded:
M. by the loi Puehuehu of Kelemana
H. by loi Palaau of Kekiaha
Mk. by loi Haleokane of Kekua
W. by a kuauna alanui (road bank) & land of Ooni [Oni].
Apana 3, kahuahale, ili of Maui, & is bounded:
M. by the kahuahale of Puehu & Kahawai
H. by the moo Kumupali & land of Pue
Mk. by kahuahale of Koi
W. by the pali.
Clt. received the land from Naiwi in the time of Kamehameha I & he has held quiet possession of the same until now.
Hilinae, sworn says, he knows the land of Clt. The testimony of Kua is true & is also his own.3
1Book 5, p. 104, Dec. 6, 1847.
2Book 9, p. 280–281.
3Book 9, p. 134–135.