Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 03587
Claimant: Kamoopohaku, Jona
Other claimant:
Other name: Iona
Island: Kauai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Waimea
Ili: Peekauai
Statistics: 3807 characters 607 words
No. 3587, Kamoopohaku, Waimea, Kauai, January 10, 1848
N.R. 62v9

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I hereby state my claim for lo`i in Waimea. It has been held from the time of Keaweamahi until the present. See the diagram below:


Measuring from I to H, 30 fathoms, From H to L, 27 fathoms. From L to A, 30 fathoms. Those are the fathoms of this land claim.

F.T. 147v11supp.
[See No. 6752]
No. 3557!, Kamoopohaku, Claimant.
[3557, wrong number; should be 3587]

Maalo, sworn, says I know the land of Claimant in Waimea, Kauai. They are as follows:

No. 1 is a loko of Kalo called "Mailepolepi" in the ili of Peekanai.[Peekauai]

No. 2 is a fish & kalo pond called Kahuilua in the ili of Peekanai.[Peekauai]

No. 3 is 20 lois of kalo & a small piece of kula land in the moo of Awa in the ....

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.... wai's kukus are in this ili.
Mauka by Kapaeli's loi
Hanapepe by Peekanai's ditch
Makai by Kamanoha's loi
Mana by Kainoahou's house lot.

Land from Kaikioewa during the time of Kinau, no objections to the present time.

Keawe, sworn, verifies Maalo's statements.

F.T. [243A]-244v13
No. 6752 [Kamoopohaku]

[Part of letter sent by G. Rowel concerning Land Commission Awards on Kaua`i]

I return also the Award of Jona Kamoopohaku 3587/6752 with a resurvey of No. 2 lot in that Award. Mr. P[ease] left out of that piece a large part of one kalo patch without any good reason - as it belongs to Jona undisputed.

[Award 3587; No. 6752 not awarded; Kahuilua Waimea Kona; 1 ap.; 2 roods; Nakuikui Waimea Kona; Nania Waimea Kona; 1 ap.; 2 roods 2 rods; Land Patent S-8595; Peekauai Waimea Kona; 2 ap.; 2 Acs 3 roods 11 rods]