Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 04020
Claimant: Awili
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Molokai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Kapualei, Mapulehu
Ili: Koipohaku, Kawapapa, Kapalena, Hakawai
Statistics: 4475 characters 690 words
No. 4020, Awili
N.R. 70-71v7

I, the one whose name is below, hereby state to you, the Commissioners to quiet land titles, that I have a mo`o in the Ahupua`a of Kapuahi /Kalei/. There are some taro lo`i and their kula, 44 fathoms by 11 fathoms.

My kula land in my `ili is in 4 pauku, 1 pauku is makai, going mauka are two, and so forth until far inland.

The `ilis that adjoin mine are Kukuikaono, for Kamaile, and on another side, Kapalena's land.

Here is this claim of mine for a house lot, 55 fathoms long by 52 fathoms wide. Kapalioi was the former konohiki who gave it to me and I have occupied it ever since.

However, my house lot is in the `ili of Kapalena. I have occupied this land for 15 years. That is my claim which is stated to you, the Commissioners to quiet land titles.

To the Land Commissioners, Greetings: I, the one whose name is below, hereby state to you my claim for land and the claim for a lot on the land.

The diagram of the land and the house lot is shown below, with its description in fig ....

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.... ana 4: Taro land
Mauka and Kalamaula, Konohiki
Kaluaaha, Kanoho
Makai, Kukahikapaoa's land

Apana 5: Taro land.
Mauka, Konohiki
Kaluaaha, Nahauna
Makai, Road
Kalamaula, Kawae.

He received these apanas from Kahipalioi when Hoapili was alive, before 1839, and has had quiet and undisputed possession ever since.

Puahiohio, sworn: All the foregoing is true, my knowledge of it is the same. No objections.

N.T. 144v6 [also page 65]
No.101E, Auili

Hawaii, sworn, In the ili land in Koipohaku and ili land of Kawapapa.

Section 1 - Taro.
Mauka by Konohiki
Manae by Namaile
Makai by Konohiki
Malalo by Hema.

Section 2 - Taro.
Mauka by Hema
Manae by Auili
Makai by Konohiki
Malalo by Kaaikaula.

Section 3 - 3 lele sections are there, also a house lot.

Auili had lived there at the time of Kahipalioi in 1836, no one had objected.

[Award 4020; R.P. 6656; Kapualei Kona; 5 ap.; 3.39 Acs; See also No.101E not awarded]