Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 08926
Claimant: Kaunuhipuka
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Molokai
District: Koolau
Ahupuaa: Wailau, Ahaino
Ili: Kukuinui, Kukuwai
Statistics: 2680 characters 417 words
No. 8926, Kaunuhipuka, Wailau, Molokai
N.R. 255-256v7

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I hereby state to you my claim for land in the `ili of Kukuwai, the Ahupua`a of Ahaino on the Island of Molokai, with some lo`is fathoms by 22 fathoms. My mo`o is bounded by Koloaha on the east, by Kanihomole's land on the west. I have occupied this for four or more years. The present konohiki is Kaakamau. That is my claim which I have occupied until the present.

F.T. 64v6
8926, Kaunuihipuka

Kaunuihipuka has a moo in ili Kukuinui.

Mauka, Kanihomole
Manae, pali
Makai, L ....

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.... Kalaupapa, land of konohiki & Kaiku.

He received this land from Kanakaokai when M. Kekauluohi was alive, in 1842, and has had quiet and undisputed possession until the present. The konohiki has 1 lo`i in this apana.

Kaawakauo, sworn, I am the Deputy Konohiki of this land. The foregoing testimony is true.

N.T. 189v6 [also page 110]
No. 8926, Kaunuhipuka, May 31, 1849

Moo in Kukuinui ili, Ahaino.
Mauka by Kanihomole
Manae by pali
Makai by Laepaa
Malalo by stream.

Land received in 1842, 1 poalima is there.

[Award 8926; R.P. 2305; Kukuinui, Wailau; 1 ap.; .40 Ac.]