Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00400
Claimant: Kealolou
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Maui
District: Wailuku
Ahupuaa: Wailuku
Ili: Halaula III
Statistics: 2339 characters 416 words
No. 400, Kealolou, Halaula III, Wailuku, Maui, January 4, 1847
N.R. 132-133v2

Request for land right. Greetings to the Land Commissioners: You have asked us, the subjects of the Mo`i for an explanation in writing of the right to the land. Therefore I explain to you in this letter, I, a subject of the Mo`i, am a tenant at the `ili of Halaula III at Wailuku, Island of Maui. I have a right, from my grandparents and my parents. They are dead and their occupancy was continuous up to me, therefore, I ask you for some taro patches and some parcels of kula which were not given by me and my helpers, and I have been pushed away from these taro patches and kula parcels. The places outside of Naleipuleho's and Kanae's houses are mine, from my parents, and ....

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.... out to us. I have asked him for a section (of the land) for me and I did not get it and because I was not able to get (the land) I feel that he has not given to property to someone else.

La, sworn by the Bible, Kealalou is complaining to us about his property at Kalaula which he had received from Kailihiwa. I have heard that it is a very old place for Kealalou ma from his grandparents. Kanae has the place which had been for Nalaipuleho. I have heard that Kealalou had given that property to them (two). I have known from Auwae's time to this that he is the konohiki of this land. He had built his house there a long time ago.

[Award 400; R.P. 3708; Halaula Wailuku; 2 ap. 1.78 Acres; not in awardee or location index; on 1899 Map above Apiki Ap. 1]