Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 02660
Claimant: Namauu, O
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Kauai
District: Halelea
Ahupuaa: Hanalei
Ili: Haluaalo, Hakanawali
Statistics: 4062 characters 674 words
[No. 2660], Namauu
N.R. 3-4v9

[numbered 2260; should be 2660 & 10313]

Greetings to you. I, a native of the island of Kauai, stand before you to state my land claim /which extends/ from 1838 until this day on which is has been stated to the subjects of the King, the ruler of the Hawaiian Islands, that you, the Commissioners, will verify the claims of the subjects of the King.

The occupancy is as follows: Kaikioewa, the Governor of this island, gave me this place in which to live. Its size is 5 chains on the east side, 6 chains on the south side, 5 chains on the west side, and also six chains on the north side. That is the size of my place given me by Kaikioewa, however, I have not rented, nor has any one /else/ occupied it until this day.

Therefore it is clear to me that that place should be mine forever, for myself and my 6 children who are living with us. This place is at Hanalei. On the west is the fish pond of P. Kanoa, on the south is the muliwai ....

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.... [2660 and 10313]

Nawaiahu, sworn, he has seen claimant's house lot at Kalualo of Hanalei, which is Section 1. Section 2 is the ili land Kahakanawaliwali in Hanalei.

Section 1:
Mauka and Napali by Hakalau, Konohiki pasture
Makai by Kealaiki's pa
Koolau by Kanoa's pond/Waiaula's pond.

Section 2:
Mauka by Kamoolou land
Napali by Puamana land
Makai by Hanalei river
Koolau by Lohiloliloli land.

House lot at Kaluaalo from Kaikioewa in 1838, title good.

Taro land Kahakanawaliwali from Kaainahuna in 1825, because he is a brother-in-law.
Hanalei had been for Kaainahuna from Kalaimoku and there was peace on this ili. The kula was once conveyed to some one else; now it has been returned to Namauu.

Kahue's interests are in the boundaries surrounding Namauu's land.

[Award 2660 & Award 10313; R.P. 5039; Hanalei 1 ap. 9 Acs 2 roods 15 rods; Kaluaalo 1 ap. 2 roods 18 rods]