Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 02762
Claimant: Nawaakoa, Z., wahine
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Maui
District: Lahaina
Ahupuaa: Paunau
Ili: Pohakuou
Statistics: 2766 characters 450 words
No. 2762, Z. Nawaakoa
N.R. 16v6


To the Land Commissioners, respectfully: I, Nawaakoa, hereby explain my claim, an `Ili named Pohakuou in the Ahupua'a of Paunau in Lahaina, Island of Maui. However, there are two pauku /small sections/ in this land. One side is at Paunau kai and one is at Paunau uka. The 'Ili tax No. 3 is $1.50. My claim for which I petition you is that I have given my annual poll tax and have gone to the po`alima work.

For your information I received my right of occupancy as follows: From Pualinui to Ulunahele, and from Ulunahele to me. Therefore I have a long standing right in this `Ili. I am with aloha to you all.
Z. NA ....

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.... jected.

Section 1 - Taro land.
Mauka by Kekahuna
Olowalu by Kahoma stream
Makai by Kaiki
Kaanapali by Pali.

Section 2 - makai land.
Mauka by Kapena
Olowalu by Kaohie
Makai by Hoolekaua
Kaanapali by Kekuanaoa's Friday land.

Kaumauma, sworn, He has seen 1 patch at the Moanui ahupuaa which had been received from Ulunahele in 1823, and was taken by Huakini [Kuakini] in 1841, here are the boundaries:

Mauka by Aki ahupuaa
Olowalu by Palau
Makai by Huakini's land
Kaanapali by Aki ahupuaa.

[Award 2762; R.P. 1703; Paunau Lahaina; 2 ap.; 1 Ac. 17 rods; See also Award 464]