Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 02960!
Claimant: Ahukai, wahine
Other claimant:Oleloa, Danee
Other name:
Island: Kauai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Makaweli, Waimea
Ili: Kikiaola
Statistics: 1693 characters 285 words
No. 2960!, Ahukai
N.R. 4-5v9

To the President and the other four Commissioners to Quiet Title, greetings: In accordance with the law enacted for the claimants of land, thus I present my claim, which is an old one from my kupunas. This claim which I present for you to administer is at Makaweli on the island of Kauai.
The basis for my claim is that when Kaeo reigned on Kauai, he gave Makaweli to his kaikuahine, Manuhaaipo. Enough of that.

When Kaumualii reigned on Kauai, he gave Makaweli to his kaikuahine, Kailinaoa, from Kawiliwil ....

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.... hen Kekuanaoa took Makaweli and some other lands belonging to me.

Here is my claim for Puuwahie, an `ili in Waimea on Kauai, which was given me from the time of Kaumualii and has been held from thence until now in peace.

As I understand the law concerning the claimants of land, I therefore enter my claim, from my makuas for you to administer. When the day comes to work on it and you direct me to come, I will go, with the proper witnesses.
Waioli, Kauai, December 14, 1847

[No. 2960 wrong number for Ahukai; See 579]