Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00020
Claimant: Maunahina, wahine
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Maui
District: Lahaina
Ahupuaa: Waianae
Ili: Waianae, Luaehu
Statistics: 3699 characters 613 words
No. 20, Maunahina, Maui
F.R. 39v1

2 Documents entered in Native Register Page 38.
Waianae, Lahaina, Maui

N.R. 38-39v1
No. 20, Maunahina, Lahaina, April 7, 1846

Land claim
I, Maunahina, hereby petition you, the Land Commissioners. here is the reason for my
petition. I will tell you of some houselots which I have a right in, which have gone to someone else. The lot of Kamakea on Hawaii is erroneous. I am the heir of Kamakea, his kaikamahine. Nahienaena was the chiefess. However, Keawe has it at this time, not me.

Second: The house site of Paea at Luaehu. I, the grandchild, am the heir, yet it is Kanaina's at this time, not mine, hence my petition.

Third: The house site of Moluhi, adjoining the place of Honolulu, was inherited by Kamakea when Moluhi died, and on his death, I, his kaikamahine inherited it; that house site was assigned by th ....

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.... ecause they had received their interest from him (Kekauluohi). These revelations caused a disturbance in Maunahina's life there and this is the obstacle to this time of (her) residence there.

D. Malo, sworn, Nahienaena took all of these places from Waiannaeni to Puako for farming. When farming was stopped, it (property) was thought to be used for servants and Piho originated the idea to have the place for the stewards. They lived under the control of Nahienaena and she gave that property to Piho. When Piho died he willed it to Maunahina. Hoapili had given these lots to Kekauluohi and this created a problem. Maunahina gave up the lots except for two (of them).

[Award 20; Royal Land Patent No. 50; Waianae Lahaina; 1 ap.; 11 rods; tmk 2-4-6-02; Royal Land Patent No. 8220; Waianae Lahaina; 1 ap.; 2 rods; Royal Land Patent No. 50; Luaehu Waianae Lahaina; 2 ap.; 3 roods 10 rods]