Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00489
Claimant: Keahi
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Maui
District: Wailuku
Ahupuaa: Wailuku
Ili: Halaula 2
Statistics: 1899 characters 331 words
No. 489, Keahi
N.R. 198-199v2

A letter telling of the right of the konohiki to that kula at Halaula II. It was acquired as follows, by the old law, on page 25, section 1. Kaauwai is the witness for this place - he asked for that place for himself, and the taro patches, and I agreed he could have the taro patches.

Kiki had asked me first, therefore I did not consent to Kaauwai's request for this place.

Afterwards, on the 29th day, 1844, ....

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.... ace for Napela, the Mo`i being in Lahaina at that time.

Afterwards Kaimu petitioned me for that place which Napela had petitioned for himself. Kaimu wrote me about that place, to live under me. I did not consent - I directed the konohiki, and afterwards we met personally at Lahaina and he demanded that place for himself. Here is his letter to me. I did not convey that place to be his absolutely.
I am, with thanks,

[No. 489 not awarded]