Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00061
Claimant: Ulumaheihei
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Maui
District: Lahaina
Ahupuaa: Wainee
Statistics: 2702 characters 475 words
No. 61, Ulumeheihei, claimant
F.R. 73v1

1 document entered in native Register page 66

N.R. 66-67v1
No. 61, Ulumaheihei

To the Land Commissioners: I am petitioning you about my land at Wainee, Maui, the place where Hoapili wahine's stone house stands.

I am petitioning because I was not informed by the administrators of the estate, so I thought perhaps I might lose the land if I did not tell you, since it was said in the Elele that if the land was not claimed within two years it would go to the government.

This land, which I have not heard of /from the administrators/ is my own, fr ....

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.... was Hoapili who motivated the children to set apart a food garden and a planting area. A fence was put up because the animals ate the plants. I have known that Hoapili had consented to the building of the fence because he had coconuts and mahaha taro there.

N.T. 69-70v2
No. 61, Ulumaheihei

I know that when we came to live on Maui here, Kaiakoili returned the land to this person (here). Kaiakoili had received it from the king. This person (here) is a daughter to Kaiakoili but Hoapili had custody of that land. When they returned to Hawaii, (it) was under Moi and Hoapili wahine.

[No. 61 not awarded; See Award 7680]