Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 03226
Claimant: Chapin, Oliva
Other claimant:
Other name: Oliver
Island: Kauai
District: Puna
Ahupuaa: Wailua
Ili: Papohaku, Kuemanu
Statistics: 2301 characters 384 words
No. 3226, Oliva Chapin Wailua, January 11, 1848
N.R. 14-15v9


I, Oliwa Chapin, a subject of the Hawaiian Islands living at Wailua on the island of Kauai, hereby state to you, the Commissioners to Quiet Land Titles, my own claim for four loi. The length is 126 fathoms and the width is 66 fathoms. The length of my occupancy of this parcel of land is from the year of our Lord 1839 until this year of 1848. The length of my house lot is 58 fathoms, and the width is 47 fathoms.
I am, respectfully,
OLIWA CHAPIN
Witness: Debora H. Kapule
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.... re.
Mauka by Wailua river
Koolau by Kulahuhu ili
Makai by Pakole ili
Kona by (?) Puuki pali.

Section 2 - House lot in the ili of Kuemanu.
Mauka by Kuemanu pasture
Koolau by Debora's house lot
Makai by Kuiuiki ditch
Kona by Wailua river.

Land from Debora at the time of Kaikioewa, no one objected.

Kawaakahi, sworn, he has heard Kani's testimony, it is true.

[Award 3226; R.P. 6021; Kuemanu Wailua Puna; 1 ap. 1 Ac 3 roods 7 rods; Papohaku Wailua Puna; 1 ap.; 4 Acs 2 roods 32 rods]