Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00071
Claimant: Nowlein, M.I. (Nowlien)
Other claimant:
Other name: Nowlein, Michael J.
Island: Maui
District: Wailuku
Ahupuaa: Waikapu
Ili: Papakapu, Kapoi
Statistics: 1958 characters 337 words
No. 71, M.I. Nowlein, Claimant, Maui
F.R. 75, 77v1

To the Honorable Land Commissioners, June 8th 1846

I wish to put my claim before the commissioners for a tract of land held by me in the state of Waikapu.

In the month of April 1827 I gave to Kahumanu $18 eighteen dollars in cash, and She gave to me a tract of land called Koii, bounded on one side by Awikiwiki & the Lapahalii; on the other extending the parra on the mountain westward; and to the sand hills on the eastward.
Michael I. Nowlien

[See No. 325, F.R. 182v1, No. 325]

F.R. 139v1
Claim No. 71, Nowl ....

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.... nd I have consented." Kimo gave me the money which I took and found the chief at Kamakapelapela's place. I gave him, to Keahonui, a part of the money. Then he asked how much it had cost. Eight dollars was received from Kimo and he wanted to know who owned the document.

This document is not mine, I have not made any contacts or agreements because I have had problems in the past months.

Question: Was there any other people who had heard this?
Answer: Other foreign women only.

That was the end.

[Award 71; R.P. 4529B & R.P. 4549; Papakapu Waikapu; 1 ap.; 303.5 Acs; Kapoi Waikapu; 2 Acs]