Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00484
Claimant: Kaiheekai
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Maui
District: Lahaina
Ahupuaa: Moanui, Waianae
Ili: Pakala
Statistics: 2937 characters 523 words
No. 484, Kaiheekai
N.R. 195v2

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I hereby tell you of my rights to my lots: Lot one is on the east of Luaehu. Lot two is on the east of Kaleipaihala's lot. Lot 3 is just makai of Kuakii's house for the care of haoles* I wish to enter my claim. However, do it quickly at this time.
Here are the witnesses of Lot 1: Kaauwai, Malaki
Lot 2: Ulumaheihei, Kaleipaihala
Lot 3: R. Keaweiwi, Imiwale.
These are the true witnesses of my rights to the lots.
Lahaina, February 16, 1847

*Possibly a hotel or guest house.

N.T. 205-206v2
No. 484, Kaiheekai, Lahaina, February 18, 1847

Z. Kaauwai, sworn by the Word of God, I have seen Kaiheekai's place. It is his place and it was his father's place.

[Lot 1 is bounded]
Kanaina's lot is on the north
Kanehaku is on the south
the government road ....

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.... ain. I do not know the reason for this and I had lived there for some time. That is what I have known.

Timoteo, sworn by the Word of God, I have know that the place is for him. It as for his father until he had died, after which it had become Kaiheekai's (land). This was the time the chiefs had come to live here in Lahaina. Before this time all was not so well, but Kaiheekai is living there now. It has been enclosed and stone houses have been built within (the lot).

Lot 2. Pakala which is the name of the property is makai of Pikanele's lot. I have not heard that anyone has objected.

Lot 3. Kaiheekai has a lot at Moanui and it is a very old property from Peleleu. I have not heard that it has been objected.

[Award 484; R.P. 3583; Pakala Moanui Lahaina; 2 ap.; 66 rods; Land Patent 8385; Waianae Lahaina; 1 ap.; 1 Ac. 2 roods 31 rods; R.P. 1659; Lahaina; 1 ap. 300 fathoms 11 ft. Kaiheekai for Halekii]