Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00399
Claimant: Kaumu, Allen
Other claimant:
Other name: Alena Kaumu
Island: Maui
District: Wailuku
Ahupuaa: Wailuku
Ili: Halaula
Statistics: 2312 characters 404 words
No. 399, Allen Kaumu, Halaula II, Wailuku, Maui, January 11, 1847
N.R. 131-132v2

Property Claim. Greetings to the Land Commissioners: you have assured us in a letter for an explanation of the right to the land, therefore I explain to you that my right is from my wahine. That is my right to the ili of Halaula II at Wailuku, Maui. I got my taro patches and my houselot from the grandparents of my wahine and from my parents-in-law. My wahi ....

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.... have heard that Kaumu had received his (land) from his parents-in-law, then he had hired (help) with his own cash to fence the property. The fence was not completed because the money was exhausted but the place was acquired by Kaumu. In the second year, Kaumu built a house on that lot and leased several patches which were within that lot. That is all I have known.

[Award 399; R.P. 3707; Halaula Wailuku Wailuku; 3 ap.; 1.18 Acs; See also 400]