Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00504
Claimant: Kolii
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Maui
District: Wailuku
Ahupuaa: Wailuku
Ili: Kunaheana
Statistics: 2783 characters 526 words
No. 504, Kolii, Maui, 10 February 1847
N.R. 204-205v2

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: This lot of which I tell was bequeathed. It is at Wailuku: on the east is my fence and the Government Road, and on the south is the lot of Kama, and on the west is the wall of Kalua, and on the north is the house of Maila* haole and the thorny trees. This lot was cut by the new Government Road. A great deal of work has been done because of the idea of the haole who has this place, that he has a new right to own the land. I fenced this for myself long ago. My right to this place is from my wahine. This was Auwae's wahine when he was poor. The new wahine is Kaoo. This land ....

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.... but directed John Young, the Governor of Maui, to settle it. It was decided by John Young that the Tax Officer should make a house lot like that lot of Kolii, then the former lot of Kolii would be given to Maila.

However, the Tax Officer did not make a lot just like Kolii's former lot, in accordance with the directions of Keoni Ana. Therefore Kolii determined to enter that former lot as a claim, in 1847.

It is bounded:
Mauka by government road
Waihee by Kalua stream
Makai by the land boundary wall of Kalua
Maalaea by Kupa Maila and cactus.

/*Mr. Miles/

[Award 504; R.P. 2346 & 5261; Kunaheana Wailuku; 1 ap.; 5.44 Acs]