Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 08910
Claimant: Kawainui
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Molokai
District: Kona, East
Ahupuaa: Halawa
Ili: Lalohana
Statistics: 2940 characters 482 words
No. 8910, Kawainui
N.R. 247v7

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I have a claim in the `ili in the Ahupua`a of Halawa on the Island of Molokai. The `ili on the makai side is Kaaula, for Mahu. Lalohana is the /`ili/ which is kula. I have occupied and cultivated this claim this claim for a very long time; it was given me by Paia, the konohiki of Kailio. Its length is 140 and its width is 38.

I request that if this claim is found valid it be awarded to me. The witness is Kameheu.

F.T. 55v6
8910, Kawainui

Kawainui claims ili Lalohana, kalo & kula.

Mauka, Maiawaawa
Makai, Popoki.

Paia 1st gave this & konohiki confirms the claim. 2 hakuone.

F.T. 183v6 also page 104
No. 8910, Kawainui

Ili o Lalohana ma Halawa.

Mauka, Maiaawa
Makai, Popoki.

I ka wa o Kaahumanu, 2 poalima.

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.... hana, Halawa. -There are 2 apana of taro and kula land.

Apana 1 is bounded:
Mauka, land of Kaaa
Koolau and Kona, land of Konohiki
Makai, land of Popoki.

Apana 2 is bounded:
Mauka, land of Kaaa & Konohiki
Koolau, land of Konohiki
Makai, land of Popoki
Kona, land of Konohiki.

He received these apanas from his parents, before the death of Kinau, and they had them from the time of Kamehameha I. There has been quiet and undisputed possession until this time. The Konohiki claims are separate, outside.

Kekahuna, sworn, The foregoing testimony is true, the same as my knowledge of it.

N.T. 183v6 [also page 104]
No. 8910, Kawainui

Lalohana ili in Halawa.

[It is bounded]:
Mauka by Maiawaawa
Makai by Popoki,

It was at Kaahumanu's time, 2 poalimas are there.

[Award 8910; R.P. 6133; Lalohana Halawa, 2 ap.; 2.96 Acs]