Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 03368
Claimant: Naakaakai
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Kauai
District: Puna, Kona
Ahupuaa: Wailua, Waimea
Ili: Maulilli, Opalakawao, Kaapakuole
Statistics: 2713 characters 443 words
No. 3368, Naakaakai, Wailua, January 14, 1848
N.R. 43v9

I, Naakaakai, a Hawaiian subject living at Wailua, island of Kauai, hereby state to you, the Land Commissioners, the size of my house claim: it is 12 fathoms long by 11 fathoms wide. This place is at Waimea. The time I received it was when Kaikioewa gave it to Kaniuhi and Kaniuhi gave it to me, that was the year 1827. This place was formerly a Heiau for worshiping idols, Kauhakuole, and afterwards a church was built on this site, and when it was broken down, the site became mine. This has been my place continuously until this time.

F.T. 81v13
No. 3368, Nakaakai, Claimant

Kaniwi, sworn, says I know the land of Claimant. It consists of three pieces as follows:

No. 1 is a house lot in the Ahupuaa of Waimea.
No. 2 is three lois in the ili of Mauli ....

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.... mant's land in Wailua, the house lot in Waimea at Kaapakuole.

Section 1 - House lot in Waimea at Kaapakuole.
Mauka by Namahana loi
Koolau by Maluaikoo's pa
Makai by road
Kona by Keanoe's house lot.

Section 2 - 3 lois in the ili of Maulili.
Mauka by Maulili ditch
Koolau by Kelani's loi
Makai by P[unana] ili
Kona by Akapueo's house lot.

Section 3 - Opalaakawai's house lot
Mauka by Opalaakawai's pasture
Koolau by Opalaakawai's pasture
Makai by cool water spring
Kona by road.

Section 1 was from Kaniuhi, sections 2 and 3 from Deborah in 1848, no objections.

Kaiapa, sworn, he has heard Kaniui's testimony, it is true.

[Award 3368; R.P. 4828; Maulili Wailua Puna; 1 ap.; 2 roods 22 rods; Palakawai Wailua Puna; 1 ap.; 2 roods 4 rods]