Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 10490
Claimant: Nainaina
Other claimant:
Other name: Inaina
Island: Hawaii
District: Kohala, North
Ahupuaa: Waiapuka, Auau 2
Ili: Kii, Kukuihaa, Haai, Inaihakue, Makanikahio
Statistics: 3726 characters 604 words
No. 10490, Nainaina, Waiapuka, Kohala, January 30, 1848
N.R. 17-18v8M

Here is my claim for land. Waiapuka is the Ahupua`a, Kii is the `ili. The circumference is 650. There is a claim for my `ili of Kukuihaa, the circumference is 255, and it was from Luka /Ruth/ to Kuakini, Jr., and from Kuakini to me. I have held it eight years. I have a claim for 4 lo`i in the `ili of Haai, which Kaneohiahi gave me. I have 5 lo`i in another place which Pi gave me which I have held for 10 years. This is a claim for one sweet potato planting. The circumference is 130.

F.T. 7-8v4
No. 10490, Nainaina

Kapapa, sworn, testifies that claimant occupies one piece of land in the Ili of Inaikahui, Ahupuaa Waiapuka, bounded as follows:

South by land occupied by Konia
West by land occupied by Konia
North by land occupied by Konia
East by land occu ....

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.... land
Hamakua by Auau 2.

[No. 3]:
Fourteen patches and two pastures in the ili of Kukuihaa ili land:
Mauka by Makanaka, ili land
Kohalawaho by Niulii ahupuaa
Makai by Kiei ili land
Hamakua by Auau I.

[No.] 4. Ili land of Haoi, five patches and a pasture.
Mauka by Kaneohiohi's land
Kohalawaho by Kaneohiohi, also on Makai and Hamakua.

[No. 5]: Auau 2 ahupuaa and Makanikahio.
Mauka by idle land for the konohiki's of these ahupuaa
Kohalawaho by Auau for the Konohiki
Makai by a precipice
Hamakua by Kamaialii's land.

This is an old place his parents has had since the time of Kamehameha I to him now and no one has objected to this day."

Kaipukani, sworn and stated, "I have known exactly as Puanaiwi has stated here."

[Award 10490; R.P. 4719; Waiapuka N. Kohala; 1 ap.; 12 Acs]