Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00446
Claimant: Hakapau, wahine, widow
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Maui
District: Wailuku
Ahupuaa: Waikapu
Ili: Ohia
Statistics: 1912 characters 344 words
No. 446, Hakapau, Waikapu
N.R. 169v2

To the Land Commissioners I hereby petition you for the right to my land. It was been taken by the konohikis. It is a mo`o which I inherited on the death of my kane.
Furthermore, I worked on this place with my own hands, with my husband and with our children.

Furthermore, here is why the konohiki took my mo`o -- because I did not go to work on the Po`alima days. Here are the names of my witnesses: M ....

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.... band had died. They have one child. Hakapau was thinking of complaining to the tax assessor, but the konohiki had already done this and the tax assessors had decided in my favor. Hakapau's case was postponed until it would be approved by the konohiki.
See pg. 685, Vol 9

N.T. 685v9
No. 446, Hakapau, July 16, 1849

This was done by William Richards and Z. Kaauwai on Oahu, and was finished there.

[No. 446 not awarded]