Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 03544
Claimant: Kainoakauhaha or Kainoa
Other claimant:
Other name: Kauhohoa
Island: Maui
District: Wailuku
Ahupuaa: Waikapu
Ili: Punia, Kaalaea
Statistics: 2778 characters 477 words
No. 3544, Kainoakauhaha
N.R. 109v6

To the Land Commissioners of the Hawaiian Islands, Greetings: hereby state my claim for land in the land called Punia in Waikapu, Island of Maui. I have 7 lo`i there, bounded on the north by a stream, on the east by Kaopala, on the south by Kaalaea, on the west by Naohi.

I also have three lo`i at Kaalaea, in Waikapu, bounded on the north by Punia, on the east by Kaopala, on the south by Kaopala, on the west by a Government land. I also have a small house site, which adjoins the north side of my lo`is. I have lived there and cared for it from ancient times. The lo`is at Punia, at Kaniuu were given me by Komunu. The place at Kaalaea was given me by Haa, and it is undisputed. That is the place I occupy and care for. I am, respectfully,
Waikapu, Maui, January 6, 1848

F.T. 511v7
Cl. 3544, Kainoa< ....

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.... Kainoa, July 16, 1849

Kaai, sworn, I know of three parcels in these `Ilis of Waikapu, as follows:

Parcel 1. Taro pauku, house and kula at Kaalaea.
Parcel 2 4 taro lois in Punia.
Parcel 3 4 taro lois in Punia.

Parcel 1 was from me, from my makuakane, in the days of Kamehameha I. Parcels 2 and 3 were from Kawana in 1839. No one has opposed him.

[No.] 1. is bounded:
Mauka by my land [Kaai]
Waihee by Komo and Kamohai
Kula by my land [Kaai]
Maalaea by lo`i pa`ahao.

[No.] 2. is bounded:
Mauka by Kuihewa
Waihee by my land [Kaai]
Kula by Kawana
Maalaea by Kuihewa.

[No.] 3. is bounded:
Mauka by Kahoomaeha
Waihee by Keawe
Kula by my land [Kaai]
Maalaea by Kahakumakaai.

[No. 3544 not awarded, name in index is Kauhohoa; and Kainoa not listed under 3544; Punia lots not located]