Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 03700
Claimant: Mokulama
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Koolauloa
Ahupuaa: Hauula, Kaipapau
Ili: Waipilopilo, Kumalaehau, Paninao, Ihaa, Kokoloilo
Statistics: 2693 characters 461 words
No. 3700, Mokulama, Laie, January 7, 1848
N.R. 146-147v4

To the Land Commissioners, Greetings: I, Mokulama, hereby state my claim for three taro lo'i at Hauula in the mo'o of Mauakapuaa Three taro lo'i are at Kaipapau, one taro lo'i is at Waipilopilo, four kula planted in gourd are at Kaipapau, on the east of Kumalaehau. One mala of dry land taro is upland of Kumalaehau in the kahawai /stream valley/ of Kaipapau. One mala of wauke is upland of Kaipapau in a valley at Paninao. The house lot is in my mo'o in the place where a row of hala trees stands. At Kaipapau also are four clumps of hau, in my mo'o. The kula of the m ....

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.... ilo, Hauula.

It is bounded:
North by the River
East by the Seaside
South by the House Lot of Koaniani
West by Koaniani's land.

Hoopalahe, sworn, says he knows the land of Mokulama in Kaipapau. It consists of one piece of cultivated land, which is enclosed.

It is bounded on the:
North by Kanihooi's land
East by a stream
South by the Kula land of witness
West by the Pali.

Claimant has held this land for at least 20 years.
The King's Land Agent made no objection to this claim.

[Award 3700; R.P. 1312; Kaipapau & Hauula Koolauloa; 4 ap.; 7.18 Acs]