Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 08247
Claimant: Ehu
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Kauai
District: Puna
Ahupuaa: Kapaa
Ili: Moalepe
Statistics: 2009 characters 345 words
No. 8247, Ehu
N.R. 385v9

I, Ehu a Hawaiian subject on Kauai, living at Moalepe, hereby state to you, the Commissioners to Quiet Land Titles, my own claim. Its name is Moalepe, it is a small `ili. There is no one else there, only myself. I have occupied it since the year 1836.
I am, respectfully,
Moalepe, Kauai, February 8, 1848

F.T. 92-93v13
No. 8247, Ehu, Claimant

Honolii, sworn, says I know the Land of Ehu. It is in Kapaa & in the ili of Moalepe. It consists of many lois. Witness thinks twenty, all of which are lying waste at the present time. He also claims the entire valley of ....

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.... o. 8247 Ehu

Honolii, sworn, he has seen Ehu's land in the ili of Moalepo. There are probably 20 lois with weeds. There is also a valley which extends all the way to the upper land.

Mauka by Humuula mountain
Koolau Makaleha pali
Makai by Konohiki's pasture
Kona by Kalaunu pali.

Ehu began to live on this land a long time ago until the time of Kaumualii. Ehu had lived in Wailua and Kaiapa was the owner of the land.

There was no house and no people on this land.

Kaiapa, sworn, he has heard Honolii's testimony, it is true.

[Award 8247; R.P. 6976; Kapaa Puna; 1 ap. 3 roods]