Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00458
Claimant: Kapawa, S.B.
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Maui
District: Wailuku
Ahupuaa: Wailuku
Ili: Kepuakaeo/Puhakaeo
Statistics: 1694 characters 291 words
No. 458, Kapawa
N.R. 178v2

Greetings: A letter telling of the rights to the taro patches and the right to land in the `ili of Wailuku.

There are 54 taro patches at Kepuakeeo, also a small kula there; the description is as follows: On the north, the land of Keahupio, on the east, Mokuhau, on the south, Puako and the stream, on the west, Puako and the highway. These are my taro patches and kula fr ....

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.... uihelani, sworn by the Bible, I have seen that place for it was from our parents. It was his old interest there, and since then I had known [about it] and when Kaiakahi died he bequested this land to Kapawa, the patches, the pasture and the house site and since that time he has been living there to the present without any objections.

[Award 458; R.P. 2157; Kepuhakeeo [Kepuakaeo] Wailuku; 2 ap.; 3.22 Acs]