The Great Mahele: Hawaii's Land Division of 1848

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University of Hawaii Press, 1958 - Business & Economics - 34 pages
This is a book for attorneys, real estate brokers, students, government agencies, and anyone interested in Hawaiian history. Summarizing succinctly the events that led to the end of the feudal system of land tenure in the Islands, the author presents the reader with a clear and informative account of this important reform.Every landowner in Hawaii should be knowledgeable about the Great Mahele, an understanding of which is needed to avoid confusion about land titles and property divisions.
 

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Contents

Ancient Land System
1
Map of Oahu showing districts
2
The Land Commission
8
Facsimile of Land Commission Award
10
The Great Mahele
15
Facsimile of title page of The Mahele Book
17
Facsimile of pages from The Mahele Book
18
Facsimile of Royal Patent
22
Crown and Government Lands
25
Facsimile of Royal Patent Grant
28
Kuleana Lands
29
Bibliography
32
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