Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 08814
Claimant: Kaipukani
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Hawaii
District: Kohala, North
Ahupuaa: Waiapuka
Ili: Paina
Statistics: 2188 characters 349 words
No. 8814, Kaipukani, February 5, 1848
N.R. 39v8


Waiapuka is the Ahupua`a, Paina is my ili. The length is 170 fathoms, the width is 139. This ili was from Kekuanaoa to Pi, and from Pi to me. I have been 35 years in this ili, and my makuas were here before me and they were given the land by Kamehameha I's man.
KAIPUKANI


F.T. 10v4
No. 8814, Kuipukani

Koahoa, sworn, testifies that claimant occupies two pieces of land in the Ili of Paina, Ahupuaa Waiapuka, bounded each as fo ....

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.... r />Hamakua by ili land in Auau I.

2. Section 2, fourteen patches:
Mauka by Kaualo, an ili land
Kohalawaho by Niulii ahupuaa
Makai by ili land in Kapoho
Hamakua by a precipice.

This is an old land from Kamehameha I's time from Kamokumaia, the konohiki, at that time. No one has objected to this day.

Kukuinui, sworn and stated, I have known exactly as Koahou has stated here.

[Award 8814; R.P. 6250; Waiapuka Kohala; 1 ap.; 27.82 Acs; See No. 8116 for Native Testimony document]