Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 08632
Claimant: Keawe
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Molokai
District: Koolau
Ahupuaa: Waikolu, Kalawao
Ili: Ahina, Paapaala
Statistics: 2667 characters 351 words
No. 8632, Keawe, Kalawao, Molokai, February 1, 1848
N.R. 238v7

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I have a claim for land in the Ahupua`a of Kalawao, however, in the Ku of Makaluakau. It is a mo`o named Ahina, and it is 6 chains long by 22 fathoms wide. It is bounded by pali on one side, by stream on one side, by Ahina on one side and by Kiao on one side. I have had this land from the time that Kuluwailehua was the konohiki at Kalawao. The witness is Kaaiai.

I request you, the Commissioners to Quiet Land Titles, to award this land to me.
Kalawao, Molokai, February 1, 1848

F.T. 59v6
8632, Keawe

Keawe has a moo kalo Ahina.

Mauka, Kiao
Manae, pali
Makai, Keawepoole
Malalo, watercourse.

Has a kula in Kaluao
Mauka, pali
Manae, konohiki and Makai
Malalo, Kokohaka [Kahakahaka?].


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.... ed in the ili of Paapaala is [in] Kalawao and is bounded:
Mauka by the pali
Pelekunu by Kekahuna's land
Makai by the Pali Kokokai &
Kaluaaha by Kakakahaka's land.

Claimant inherited these pieces of land from his parents, who possessed them in ancient times. He has held them without dispute up to the present times. The konohiki has one kalo patch in the kalo land.

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

N.T. 200v6 [also page 121]
No. 8632, Keawe

Moo, Ahina ili of Kalawao

Section 1:
Mauka by Kiao
Manae by pali
Makai by Keawepoole
Malalo by stream.

Section 2 - Pasture.
Mauka by pali
East by konohiki
Makai by sea
Malalo by Kahakakaha.

Bequested land from parents.

[Award 8632; R.P. 3177; Ahina Waikolu Koolau; 2 ap.; 8.98 Acs]