Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 08424
Claimant: Kaiwi
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Hawaii
District: Hamakua
Ahupuaa: Waipio
Ili: Ahualoa, Makea
Statistics: 2185 characters 322 words
No. 8424, Kaiwi, Ahualoa, Hamakua, January 29, 1848
N.R. 340-341v8

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I hereby state my claim. Kaeo is the konohiki. I, Kaiwi, am his man, from his makuas, who gave me the care of the land. They were the alii, I was their man. I also made myself a house lot, square, 40 by 40. Those are my claims for land. There are 5 mala of vegetable food, 2 mala of wauke, 4 orange trees, 2 mala of coffee, and 1 mala of lauhala. It is an ili named Makea.

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Section 7: All konohiki boundaries, 4 cultivated kihapais.

Section 8:
Mauka by Kanikani's land
Kohala & Makai by Keikipuhi's land
Hilo by Keawe's land.
3 cultivated kihapais.

Section 9: All konohiki boundaries, 2 cultivated kihapais.

Old place for Kaiwi since Kamehameha I; no one has objected.

Keawe, sworn, He has known exactly in the same way as Honuaiwa had related there.

[Award 8424; R.P. 6130; Ahualoa Waipio Hamakua; 2 ap; 15.25 Acs]