In 1866, the land of Royal Patent 3091 was deeded from the Māhele awardee Kaopala to John Meek.
The following is an assignment of lease for lands of Lihue and Waimanalo at Honouliuli from John Meek to James I. Dowsett.
Wilcox and Richards leased some grazing land at Puuloa outside of the salt works to John Meek and James I. Dowsett in 1863.
J. H. Levi Haalelea leased his kula lands at Honouliuli to John Meek. The following documents that lease.
This is a lease of Puuloa Salt Works from M. Kekauonohi to I. Montgomery. It is a conveyance record on file at the Bureau of Conveyances.
Mawaena o M. Kekauonohi ma kekahi aoao a me Isaac Montgomery ma kekahi aoao.
Ke ae aku nei o M. Kekauonohi e lilo ia Isaac Montgomery kona Loko paakai ma Puuloa, Mokupuni o Oahu, no na makahiki eono mai keia la aku.
Grazing of small herds of cattle, and eventually larger ranching operations, began to develop in Honouliuli by the 1840s. Initially, native tenants and a few foreign residents vied for access to the land. By the 1860s, few native residents could compete, and individuals like Isaac and Daniel Montgomery, John Meek, James Dowsett, and James Campbell came to control the majority of the land in Honouliuli.
In the narratives below, Kalakini, a resident of Kalihi, shares with readers of the newspaper Ka Lahui Hawaii a description of his trip to the uplands of Līhu‘e in Honouliuli Ahupua‘a.
The following notice declares that places in Honouliuli named below are private and only livestock belonging to designated individuals are allowed to enter.