Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 09215
Claimant: Kaahu
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Kauai
District: Halelea
Ahupuaa: Wainiha
Ili: Kapaloa, Kapohaku
Statistics: 2225 characters 355 words
No. 9215, Kaahu
N.R. 438v9


To the Land Commissioners, greetings: I hereby state that I have some lo`is and kula at Wainiha; the name of this land is Kipapaiki. The diagram shows this place. There are eight lo`i in this diagram and a kula which is together with the lo`is. It is 33 fathoms on the north, 85 fathoms on the east, 44 fathoms on the south, 91 fathoms on the west.

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I believe that I have the right, for you to consider. The people of Wainiha know of my occupancy of this land.
KAAHU, La ....

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.... ure in Kapohaku.

Section 1:
Mauka by Konohiki pasture
Napali by Paiho's enclosure
Makai by Kipapa stream
Koolau by Highway.

Section 2:
Mauka by Kauhukiuala land
Napali by Wainiha river
Makai by Kamalawai stream
Koolau by ditch.

Kaahu received this land from the Konohiki in 1844 because he (Kaahu) was an acting tenant.

Kapua, sworn, he has seen this land just as Kowelo has stated here.

[Award 9215; R.P. 3369; Kapohaku Wainiha Halelea; 1 ap.; 1 Ac]