Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 03981
Claimant: Hua
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Molokai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Mapulehu
Ili: Pukoae
Statistics: 3610 characters 479 words
No. 3981, Hua
N.R. 67-68v7

I, tho one whose name is below, hereby state to you, the Commissioners to quiet land titles, that I have a land in the Ahupua`a of Mapulehu on the Island of Molokai. It is kula land.

This kula land lies from the seashore to far up the mountain and is named Puukoae. It is bounded by Ohia on the east side, for Kuanoni, Kahakakaumoa, for Leonui is on /?no direction given/. I have cultivated this kula land from the time of Kamehameha I.

Furthermore, there is a taro kihapai also which I have in Kakii's `ili - Kalapaoo is its name. It is 25 fathoms long by 16 wide and I have cultivated it for six years under Kakii.

F.T. 6v6
3981, Hua

Witness Leonui knows this claim in ili Pukoae, Mapulehu.

Piece 1st kula
Mauka, Leonui
Pukoo, plai
Makai [crossed out]
Kaluaaha, watercourse.

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.... #39;s inteersts are in Puukoae, ili in Mapulehu. It is old land from his parents. No one has objected.

Section 1 - Pasture
Mauka, Leonui
Pukoo, pali
Makai, kalaeone
Kaluaaha, stream.

Section 2:
Mauka, road
Pukoo, Kanae
Makai, beach
Kaluaaha, Leonui.

Ku, sworn, they have known similarly.

N.T. 41v16
No. 3981, Hua, 3 November 8153

Ku, sworn he has seen his land in the ili of Pumaula of Mapulehu.

Section 1 - Pasture land.
Mauka by konohiki's land
Halawa by pali
Makai by konohiki's land
Kaluaaha by road.

Section 2 - Pasture land.
Bounded by the land of the konohiki.

Land from is parents at the time of Kamehameha I. No one objected. Konohiki has one coconut tree.

J. Kanae, sworn, Hua's claim is correct.

[Award 3981; R.P. 2364; Mapulehu; 2 ap.; 3.43 Acs]