Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 07762*M
Claimant: Kaninaualii Kaleoku
Other claimant:
Other name: Kaleoku, Kaninaualii
Island: Maui
District: Lahaina
Ahupuaa: Wahikuli
Statistics: 2374 characters 380 words
No. 7762*M, Kainaualii
N.R. 451v5

The Land Commissioners, greetings, I hereby state my claim for land. It is an `aina maoli*, named Pohakupli, an Ahupua`a on Molokai, and a house site house lot. I have lived a very long time on these claims with no oppositin from any one. Kindly award me these claims.
I am, with respect,
Honolulu, February 8, 1848
Witness to his mark: Kaleleiki
L.P. Kalama

/*Land to which he believes he has a genuine right./

N.T. 196v10
No. 7762, Kaninaualii Kaleoku

Kaninaualii Kaleoku's land as listed in the Mahele Registry.
Pohakupili ahupuaa, Kona, Molokai
A.G. Thruston, Secretary, Interior De ....

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.... s of Kaina giving it to Kalaoku, in Hoapili Kane's time Kalaoku held possession of it till his death, when it became Kaninaualii's who has cultivated and held possession of it up to this time.

Napohaku, sworn, knows the piece of land claimed by Kaninaualii. It belonged to his father, Kalaoku who received it from Kaina. Cannot say what time it was given to him. It is a long time since. Kalaoku cultivated it till his death (in 1846) when his son Kaninaualii took it and held possession of it ever since.

Sworn to before me at Lahaina, Maui, this 24th day of March 1853.
Signature, Wm. Ap Jones. Agent for Board of Land Commissioners

[No. 7762; R.P. 8279; Aupokopoko Lahaina; 1 ap.; 1 rood 17 rods; R.P. 8282 Pohakupili Kona; 1 ap.; 220 Acs]