Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 04073
Claimant: Kalakala
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Kauai
District: Halelea
Ahupuaa: Hanalei
Ili: Kaapiki, Hanaleiiki
Statistics: 3627 characters 581 words
No. 4073, Kalakala, Hanalei, Kauai
N.R. 95-96v9

Greetings to the Land Commissioners. I, a subject on the island of Kauai, hereby state to you, the Land Commissioners, my claim for land at Hanalei, /named/ Kaapiki. The right was acquired as follows:

It was from my kupunas, to my makuas, and then to myself. My kupunas are below that said land claim /are buried there(?)/. It measures six chains on the north and also on the south and 3 chains on the east and also the west. That is what I state to you, for you to award.
The witnesses are Silomona, Nahiaulu, Koloakea, Makileilei.
To the Land Commissioners at Hale Kauila

F.T. 47-48v12
No. 9078, Kealakala, Claimant
No. 4073

S. Kawainui, sworn, says, I know the lands of Kalakala that he holds in the name of his father "Nohoiaulu". They are all ....

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.... his is an Alodio [allodial] land.

Section 2 - Mauka and all around - Konohiki pasture.

Section 3 - All surrounding boundaries - Konohiki's pasture.

Section 4 -
Mauka by Paaiki's land
Napali by Konohiki's land
Makai by Kahuna's land
Koolau by Kaipulehua, a land.

House site from Kalakala's parents and there are orange trees there at present. Although Kalakala's parents had left this place some time ago the land is still theirs since the time of Kaahumanu. Therefore, the witness feels the oranges are for Kalakala. The taro lois had been from the Konohiki in 1839, no disputes to the present time.

Kalowakea, sworn, he has seen Kalakala's land in the same way as Kawainui has related here.

[Award 4073; R.P. 2919; Hanalei Halelea; 4 ap.; 2 Acs 37 rods; see also award 9078; R.P. 2919]