This section looks at the population of of Hā‘ena in the early
nineteenth century, as well as who were the alii and konohiki
of this ahupua‘a. Carol tells us about the important chief, Abner
Kaua‘i was the first landfall of Captain James Cook. While neither
he nor later explorers made their way to Hā‘ena, Kaua‘i
nonetheless received some important early visitors.
A complete listing of all claims filed by people residing in Hā‘ena.
Includes names of applicants, land commission award (LCAW) numbers,
names of ili, and whether or not the claims were awarded.
The Mahele was a division of lands from traditional tenure to private
propoerty. The results of this legislation are presented here. Abner
Pākī retained control of most of the ahupua‘a, while many commoners
applied for kuleana lands. Information on these awards are
Aftermath of the Mahele
As the relationship between people and the land settled into place in
the aftermath of the Mahele, a new and unusual socio-geographic order
arose in Hā‘ena that would last well into the twentieth century.
Terms relating administrative land divisions under the old system as they relate to new divisions created by the Mahele, plus other terms for land administration.