Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 09143
Claimant: Kauhou
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Kauai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Makaweli
Ili: Kahana
Statistics: 2702 characters 481 words
No. 9143, Kauhou
N.R. 421-422v9

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: In the `ili of Kahana, Ahupua`a of Makaweli, island of Kauai, is a kihapai and a kula and a house, named Makole, and adjoining is a kula, named Kapalaau on the east side, the south side lies along the pali and the muliwai of Makaweli, and the land goes back to the place where the muliwai meets this pali and a promontory named Kahinahina.

It measures 16 chains on the north, along the steep pali of Kapau, 5 chains along the land of Kamoku on the east, 16 chains along the muliwai of Makaweli and the mountain of Laalei, on the south it is 5 chains along the muliwai of Ma ....

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.... unt of the land being of little worth, but he now desires to retain the land.

Puukani, sworn, says, I know this land. It is a land called Keapuapu in the ili of Kahana, Ahupuaa of Makaweli, Kauai.

It is bounded:
Mauka by land called Paina
Hanapepe by pali of Kipole
Makai by Moihala, a land
Mana by pali of Akia.

Claimant holds this land from his ancestors from the times of Kaahumanu down to the present time & his claim is not disputed.

Kiokio, sworn, says I know this land & that the testimony of Puukani is correct & true.

[Award 9143; Kahana Makaweli Kona; 1 ap; .6.25 Acs; No. N.T. yet located]