Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 03040
Claimant: Kepoo
Other claimant:Kawainui
Other name:
Island: Maui
District: Hana
Ahupuaa: Wananalua
Ili: Akeakawaha
Statistics: 1963 characters 330 words
No. 3040, Kepoo
N.R. 31v6


To the Land Commissioners: I hereby tell you of my land in Wananalua. On the north side is the land of Kaohilo ma, on the east side is the lot of Hopu ma, on the south side is the lot of Ohule ma, and it lies inland to the mountain. This land was given to my makua, Kanoa. It was given to him /Kanoa/ by Kupa, the ancient landlord. I desire to have this land awarded for myself and my heirs.
KEPOO
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Mauka by Amaumau
Koolau by Kanohilo
Makai by Hopu's land
Kipahulu by Ohule.

There has been opposition and Kekuanaoa has it leased to the foreigners in spite of protest by the land owners. The land had been from Keaweiui, Kekuanaoa's overseer who had given a half portion only.

Kawao, sworn, He has seen Kepoo's land, it is just as Kawainui has related.

[Award 3040; R.P. 3246; Wananalua Hana; 1 ap.; 15.65 Acs]