Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00857
Claimant: Kapepee, wahine
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Ewa
Ahupuaa: Waikele
Ili: Pouhala
Statistics: 2966 characters 486 words
No. 857, Kapepee, Waikele, October 23, 1847
N.R. 481-482v2

To the Honorable Land Commissioners, of the Hawaiian Islands, Greetings: I hereby tell you of my land claim which is at Pouhala in Waikele, Ewa, Island of Oahu, and is bounded on the north by the moo aina of Laukua, on the east by the mo`o `aina of Naili, on the south by a patch of bulrushes /lo`i aka`akai/, on the west by Ulu's house and a land fence. Another of my claims is at Papaa, one patch and a house,

At Pouhala in Waikele, Island of Oahu. It is bounded on the north by kula and the land fence, on the east by the house of Kahalehili, on the south, unused kula, on the west, kula and the house of Kalima.
I am, with thanks, your ....

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.... there for Kapepee.

The boundaries of the taro land are:
Nalii's land, toward the east
Laukua's land, mountainside
Puhalahua's land, Waianae and
Pouhala's land toward the sea.

Kapepee, who is my husband, had received this land a long time ago in the year 1826 from Luluhiwalani. He has lived in peace on this property a long time ago to the present time."

Luluhiwalani, sworn and stated, "I have seen this property. Everything is just as Kalola has related here, with the exception that the section on the Waianae side of the taro land is for me and I am claiming for that interest."

[Award 857; R.P. 837; Pouhala Waikele Ewa; 2 ap.; 1.66 Acs]