Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 07871
Claimant: Kaelemakule, Samesona
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Hawaii
District: Hamakua
Ahupuaa: Waipio
Ili: Naopoopoo, Papalinawao, Lalakea, Kunaka
Statistics: 1924 characters 320 words
No. 7871, S. Kaelemakule
N.R. 311v8

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I hereby petition you for my house lot and land claim.
The lot claim is a square, 240 feet on each side.

The land claim is for my entire mo'o, with all the lo'is together. It is a square, 480 feet on a side. At Kunaka are 3 lo'i, at Lalakea are 1 lo'i, 2 mala of wauke and a section of stream. In another place I have a pauku of land with 15 lo'i. These are in Waipio, Division 4, Island of Hawaii.
Waipio, Hamakua, Hawaii, February 1, 1848

N.T. 174-175v4 ....

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.... malo's land.
1 cultivated patch, no house.

4. Section IV - ili land at Kunaka.
Mauka by Luai's land
Kohala by Papalahana ili land
Makai by konohiki land
Hilo by Hana's land.
3 cultivated patches, no house.

Opihi gave him his houselot, section II is from me and is an old land. The parcel at Lalakea is from Kaamoku and the section at Kunaka is from Kamai. These were received at the same time.

Opihi, sworn and stated, I have known exactly in the same way as Kaluli has related here.

[Award 7871; R.P. 4904; Napoopoo Waipio Hamauka; 3 ap.; 6.13 Acs]