Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 03688
Claimant: Meeau
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Maui
District: Kaanapali
Ahupuaa: Honokowai
Ili: Aipoo, Naunaunawele, Pohakea
Statistics: 2754 characters 424 words
No. 3688, Meeau, Kaanapali, 17 January 1848
N.R. 114v6

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I hereby petition for my little land claim. The `Ili of Pohakea in Honowai, Island of Maui. There are four waihae and one loaloa.

/Translator's note: I am not familiar with the terms waihae and loaloa and cannot find them in the dictionaries, so must assume that they are local terms in use at that time on Maui. The witness in the Foreign Testimony states that the claimant had lo`i and kula pieces/

F.T. 282v7
Cl. 3688, Meeau

Niiheu, sworn, I know the lands of the claimant. They are in Honokowai. They a ....

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.... o section at Naunaunahawele.
Mauka by Kawainui
Lahaina by stream
Makai by Nauwele
Kahakuloa by Honokowai pali.

Section 3 - Potato pasture at Aipohopohi ili.
Mauka by J. Kalakini's land
Lahaina by stream
Makai by Pake's land
Kahakuloa by Honokowai pali.

Section 4 - Potato pasture at Pohakea ili land.
Mauka by konohiki
Lahaina by Moi's Poalima
Kahakuloa by Kahaleola
Makai by Government lot.

[Award 3688; R.P. 4596; Honokowai Kaanapali; 1 ap.; 1.33 Acs; Aipoo Honokowai Kaanapali; 1 ap.; 1.8 Acs; Naunaunawele Kaanapali; 1 ap.; .3 Ac.; Pohakea Honokowai Kaanapali; 1 ap.; .85 Ac.]