Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 03561
Claimant: Kaumualii, Josia
Other claimant:
Other name: Iosia, Joseph
Island: Kauai
District: Puna
Ahupuaa: Wailua
Ili: Papaalai
Statistics: 2417 characters 398 words
No. 3561, Iosia Kaumualii, Wailua, January 8, 1848
F.T. 56-57v9


I. Kaumualii, a Hawaiian subject living at Wailua on the island of Kauai hereby state to you, the Land Commissioners, my claim. My claim which I occupy at Wailua is from the grave of my Makuakane to the lo`i, which I cultivate - which is Kolulo. The length of this place is 269 and the width is 175. Within there are my house lot and the po`alimas. That is my own claim which I occupy, and the name of my Makuahine is over Wailua /probably referring to Debora Kapule's having been the Haku `Aina of Wailua(?)/ < ....

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.... ois and a pasture in the ili of Papaalae.
Mauka by Kaluapulu's pond
Koolau by Papaalae pali
Makai by Papaalae pali
Kona by the boundary of Wailua, the stone wall.

Section 2 - 8 [loi] probably, 10 maybe, but this is not known.
Mauka by Noliha pali
Koolau by Kawaiki river
Makai by Kawaiki river
Kona by Opuauli pali.

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

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

[Award 3561; R.P. 6020; Papaaloi Wailua Puna; 1 ap.; 17.75 Acs 28 rods]