Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 03656
Claimant: Kaalae
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Kauai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Paa
Ili: Pula
Statistics: 2525 characters 423 words
No. 3656, Kaalae, Paa, Kauai, January 14, 1848
N.R. 86v9

The Land Commissioners, greetings: I, Kaalae, a Hawaiian subject living at Paa on the island of Kauai hereby state my claim for land. There are 7 lo`i, also a kula, and also a cultivated place in the bulrushes. it is offshoots of taro. The measurement of the kula is 275 on the north and the same on the east, south and west. There are four plantings of pahupahu /offshoots of taro/. Respectfully,

F.T. 101v13
No. 3656, Kaalae, Claimant

Kihele, sworn, says that he knows the land of Claimant. It lies in Paa & in the ili of Pula & consists of two pieces.

No. 1 is 2 kalo patches in the ili of Pula.

No. 2 is a potato patch in the ili of Pula, a small part of which only is planted.

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.... a in the ili of Pula.

Section 1 - 2 lois lying together.
Mauka by a pali and Kihepono's loi
East and South by Melemele's loi
Makai by Nuuhiwa's loi
Kona by Paa's ditch.

Section 2 - Pahupahu in the ili of Hihinui.
Mauka by stream bulrushes
East by stream bulrushes
Makai by stream sedges
Kona by stream sedges.

Section 3 - Panala, small planting area.
Mauka for Apela Kulae and ka lua of Pokeo
East, Makai by Konohiki pasture
Kona by Chinese's land.

Land from Wahapuu, the Konohiki under Pukoi at the time of Kanonohi who was governor then, no objections.

Hama, sworn, he was present and had heard Kekele's testimony, it is true.

[Award 3656; R.P. 5155; Paa Kona; 1 ap.; 1 rood 25 rods]