Population change of Kona, Kauai and Niihau, 1835.

POPULATION.

KONA, KAUAI, AND NIIHAU.

Adults Children All together Entire population in 1831
Nuololo 49 9 58 53
Miloli 39 3 42 55
Haeleele 10 5 15 11
Olapa 7 1 8 15
Kolo 66 23 89 85
Ohaiula 6 3 9 9
Kaheluiki 94 17 111 124
Kahelunui 26 10 36 65
Nohomalu 8 4 12 41
Kaawaloa 13 3 16 24
Opelu 6 2 8 19
Kaunalewa 13 4 17 23
Waiawa 15 5 20 17
Paka 27 5 32 34
Pokii 27 10 37 38
Kekaha 155 30 185 252
Waimea 584 80 664 1978
Makaweli 382 98 480 640
Kekupua 141 38 179 199
Hanapepe 503 95 598 826
2171 445 2616 4508
Niihau 728 265 993 1079

Aloha to you, O Tinker [Tineka]. This is a chart showing the number of people from Nualolo to Hanapepe. From 1831 to 1835, there was a great decrease of 1,992. This is the reasons for their decrease. Death is perhaps the biggest cause, but that is not all. In 1831, the alii were living here and their retinue; here as well were the teachers at that time. However, during this census in 1835, the alii were living on Oahu along with their ohua. And some people went from Waimea to Waioli to live with the new teacher there. So too some people from Koloa. For these reasons, the people here in Kona [Kauai] have sharply decreased.  By Whitney [Wini].

(Kumu Hawaii, 12/23/1835, p. 204)

KA HELU ANA O KANAKA.

Ke Kumu Hawaii, Buke 1, Pepa 26, Aoao 204. Detemaba 23, 1835.

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