Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 04083
Claimant: Kealaiki, E.
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Kauai
District: Halelea
Ahupuaa: Hanalei
Ili: Kaluaalo, Kaunuopua, Kaohia
Statistics: 3244 characters 511 words
No. 4083, E. Kealaiki
N.R. 98v9

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I, a man of the island of Kauai, hereby state my claim for land. It is on the west of Namauu's land, on the east of the sand /beach/ of Mahamoku, on the north of Hawaiiloa, and on the south is the muliwai of Waiaula.

It measures 3 chains on the north, also 3 chains on the south, 2 chains on the east, 2 chains on the west. That is my claim for land, for you to award. /It has been held(?)/ from 1838 until this day. I am, respectfully, your very humble servant.

The English words written by Ioane concerning thi ....

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.... Section 3
Mauka by Konohiki pasture
Napali by Kuapuka's loi
Makai by kuakua (foreigner) pasture
Koolau by Nohieulu's land.

Section 1 received from the Konohiki in 1839.

Section 2 - received from the Abrahama the Kahuna, the father of the wife.

Section 3 given by the Konohiki at the time of Kaahumanu, title secure.

Puhipuhi, sworn, he has seen Kealaiki's land at Hanalei, verifies Namauu's testimony.

[Award 4083; R.P. 7008; Kaohia Hanalei Halelea; 2 ap.; 1 Ac. 2 roods 38 rods; Kaunopua Hanalei Halelea; 1 ap.; 37 rods; see also 9137 not awarded]