Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 10861
Claimant: Puanaiwi
Other claimant:
Other name: Puanaiui
Island: Hawaii
District: Kohala, North
Ahupuaa: Niulii
Ili: Nae, Kumuleiwi
Statistics: 3363 characters 541 words
No. 10861, Puanaiwi, January 12, 1848
N.R. 14v8

Greetings to the Land Commissioners. I am writing my claim for land which is named Nae. There are two sections of land. I measured the length, 322, and the width, 156. The other section of land is 400 long and 170 wide. I also claim a house lot.

F.T. 12v4
No. 10861, Puanaiwi

Kupanapanau, sworn, testifies that claimant occupies three pieces of land in the Ili of
Nae, Ahupuaa of Nuilii. Said pieces are bounded severally as follows:

1st piece:
South by waste land
West by waste land
North by Ili of Kalamau
East by ravine
Said lot consists of eleven wet kalo patches & lot of dry land.

2nd piece
South & East by waste land
West by Ili of Kaiholena

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The first section has a house only in someone else's interest.
Mauka by Kiaimoku's land
Kohalawaho by Malo I's land
Makai by Milikaa's land
Pulihula by cave, John Ii's land.

3. Land:
Mauka by Naihe's land
Kohalawaho by Kiaimoku's land
Makai by a precipice, Kahakai, A precipice, Kohakai
Palihulaana by Alapai's land.

4. The ili land of Kiaimoku.
Mauka by Kalamau's land
Kohalawaho by Makapala ahupuaa
Makai by Kiaimoku
Palihulaana by Kiaimoku.

The land of Kiaimoku is from Koahou, two sections and the house are from Kapae in 1839. He has lived there since that time and no one has objected to this day.

[Award 10861; R.P. 3664; Niulii N. Kohala; 1 ap.; 20.75 Acs]