Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 08849
Claimant: Kukaeleiki Coles, wahine
Other claimant:
Other name: Coles, Kukaeleiki; Cala
Island: Maui
District: Lahaina
Ahupuaa: Kuhuaiki
Statistics: 3238 characters 550 words
No. 8849, Kukaeleiki C. [Coles], Lahaina, February 11, 1848
N.R. 484-485v6

To the Land Commissioners of the Hawaiian Islands, greetings: I hereby state my claim for land at Kuhuaiki in Lahaina. It is bounded on the north by the land of Mamaki and of Ali, on the east the lands of Kipa and Kekauonohi, and of Maunahina, on the south by the land of Kipa, on the west by the lot of Piimaia [Piimaiawaa?] and the lots of Pae and of Akoni.

Within this place are five lo`i with water, and one dry lo`i. There is also a cultivated mo`o within this place and a houselot, which is the place where we live.

Naea gave this place to my makuakane in 1838, perhaps, and when my makuakane died, this place was left to me as I was his heir. I have held it in peaceful possession, w ....

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.... aiwi nor his heirs have lived there since 1835.

N.T. 29v5
No. 1179, Kukeiki Coles [Mrs.] (William Coles)

Piianaia, He has seen this land. See No. 8849, it is adjoining with the house lot. This had been from Naea in 1838, probably and the boundaries are:

Mauka, Olowalu by Kipa's land
Makai by Kimo's land
Kaanapali by Puuki's land.

No one has objected. See page 58.

N.T. 58v5
Nos. 1179 and 8849, Kukaeleiki /See Wm. H. Coles/

Work has been done on this claim on Oahu, by Pikao. William Richards and Z. Kaauwai. Kaiui is dead he has no interest. "Pikao has the claim" says Z. Kaauwai.

[Award 8849; Land Patent 8227; Kuhuaiki, Lahaina; 1 ap.; 11.69 Acs 12 ft.]