Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 07949
Claimant: Kekela, E., wahine
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Kauai
District: Halelea
Ahupuaa: Haena, Waioli
Ili: Keleke, Kalole, Makanaulua, Kaoneana
Statistics: 4164 characters 641 words
No. 7949, E. Kekela
N.R. 365v9

Hear ye, ye Commissioners to Quiet Land Titles living at Hale Kauwila, Honolulu, Oahu, greetings: I, E. Kekela, a woman Konohiki, a Hawaiian subject, having authority over the ko`eles in the Ahupua`a of Haena, island of Kauai hereby tell of the number of ko`eles to which there is a right from formerly until this 31 day of January 1848. It is not possible for me to tell their dimensions because they are so numerous.

I hereby give their names:

Kapalaa, there are two
Akole and Haleahuine
Kalaole and Kailiili

Haena, Kauai
31 January 1848

F.T. 90v12
No. 7949, Kekela, Claimant

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.... auka by Koia
Napali by Koia river
Makai by road
Koolau by Kaukapawa.

Section 5 - Paki.
Mauka by Kahookumaka's land
Napali by Nanahu's land
Makai by Kamookahi land
Koolau by Kanehakili.

Kekela was Konohiki for Haena in 1839, he [she] lived on the house lot and worked in the three lois. The house lot in Waioli was from Palekaia, no objections. Opu and Keahiaka have houses in Kekela's lot. Nihoa, claimant, lived on Waioli's lot

Keahiahi, sworn, he has seen Kekela's claims in the same way as Kanaeiakama, no objections.

[Award 7949; R.P. 5269; Makanaulua Haena Halelea; 1 ap.; 30 rods; Waioli Halelea; 1 ap.; 2 roods; Haena Halelea; 1 ap.; 2 roods 14 rods; Kalolo Haena Halelea; 1 ap.; 1.3 Acs; See also 5477 not awarded;]