Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00160B
Claimant: Kapuahalio
Other claimant:
Other name: Kapuahaliu
Island: Molokai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Kawela
Ili: Kawaimake, Koemaki
Statistics: 1876 characters 288 words
No. [160B], 2361, Kapuahaliu
N.R. 467v3

Greetings to the Land Commissioners of Hawaii: I have a small `ili in the Ahupua`a of Kawela, on the Island of Molokai. The `ili, which is named Kawaimake, was inherited from my makuas. It lies from the shore inland. Kaluanui is the `ili which lies on the upwind side, being the east, and Mahoe is the name of the `ili adjoining on the west side. Kawaimake lies from the sea to the kuahiwi /mountains/. My maku ....

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.... e sea. The surveyor will find no dificulty [sic] in ascertaining the lands of each.

N.T. 149v6
[No. 160B], Kapuahaliu

Kawainui, sworn, this land in the ili of Kawaimake in Kawela is for Kawaihaliu by inheritance from his parents, no objections. The konohiki will direct the surveyor of lands.

[Award 160B; R.P. 4431; Kawaimake Kawela Kona; 2 ap.; 6 Acs. 615 fathoms; Koemaki Kawela Kona; 1 ap.; .19Ac.; No. 2361 not awarded]