Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 08604
Claimant: Kane & Kaleo
Other claimant:
Other name: Mioimua, Moeimua
Island: Molokai
District: Koolau
Ahupuaa: Wailau
Ili: Kokipohaku, Pokipohaku, Ahuli
Statistics: 3846 characters 494 words
No. 8604, Kane
N.R. 236-237v7


Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I have a claim in the Ahupua`a of Kalaupapa, Island of Molokai. It is an `ili named Kokipohaku, situated as follows: Just mauka is the church of Kalaupapa, from thence it lies as far as the pali of Keolewa. The boundary on one side is also Kikipohaku and on another side is Niuiki. Its "jump" is also Kokipohaku. It is on the kula and is situated with another Kokipohaku. Hauola is on two sides, Ahuli is mauka.

This `ili was received when Kaneikapuahakea was the konohiki in Kalaupapa. My makuakane, Keaweiki, had Kokipohalu, Kaneikapuahakea was dispossessed and Kanaina was appointed, and Keaweiki still had the land. Kanaina was dispossessed and Heeia was appointed. During the time that Heeia was the konohiki at Kalaupapa, Keaweiki died, bequeathing the `ili of Kikipohaku to me, Kane, his keiki. Heeia was dispossessed and Puaaloa was appointed, and I sti ....

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Pelekunu by the konohiki's land
Makai by the watercourse &
Kaluakoi by the konohiki's land.

Claimant (Kane) inherited these pieces of land from his parents, who possession [possessed] them in the time of Kamehameha I. Claimants have possession [possessed] the land undisturbed up to the present time.

Kaihalua, sworn, confirms in full the testimony of the former witness.


N.T. 203v6 [also page 124]
No. 9838, Mioimua (register) No. 8604, Kane, see page 207

Moo, Ahuli, ili

[It is bounded]:
Mauka by pali
Manae by Maino
Makai by Mokanalua
Malalo by Kaiheelua.

Year 1832.


N.T. 207v6 [also page 127]
No. 8604B, Kane & Kaleo

Moo Poolua, Koipohaku.

Mauka, pali
Manae, Kulea
Makai, Makanalua
Malalo, Kuialua.

Land inherited very long time ago.

[Award 8604; R.P. 6356; Pokipohaku Kalaupapa; 2 ap.; 5.46 Acs]