Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 04208
Claimant: Naehuelua & Kanakalawaia
Other claimant:Kanakalawaia
Other name: Nohulua
Island: Molokai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Kumueli
Ili: Waipukua
Statistics: 4187 characters 615 words
No. 4208, Naehuelua

I have a mo'o at Kumueli, Molokai, named Waipukua. It is 161 long by 8 wide. It is bounded by mauka by a po'alima, to the eastward by Kahawae's land, makai by a po'alima, downwind, by Pukila's and Kawailoa's lands.

The ones from whom I received it were: from Palolulu to Nuipoohiwi, from Nuipoohiwi to Panuhunhunu and from Panuhunuhunu to me. I received it before the time of the Fort. The witness is Nuipoohiwi. There is also a kula land which I have which is 156 long by 28 wide. There is also a kula which is planted in wauke.

F.T. 33v6
4208, Nahuelua

Nahuelua's claim in ili Waipukua, consists of kalo & kula leles.

Mauka, konohiki
Manae, watercourse
Makai, konohiki
Malalo, Pukila.

This one of the old residents from time of Kamehameha I & konohiki confirms this claim.

F.T. 138v6 also page 59
No. 4208, ....

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.... e 'Ili of "Wai-puku," Kumueli.

Apana 1: Taro
Mauka and Makai, land of Konohiki
Kaluaaha, Kahawae's land
Kalamaula, land of Pukila.

Apana 2: Taro land
Mauka, Pauahi
Kaluaaha, Kahawae
Makai, Konohiki
Kalamaula, Kahema.

Apana 3: kula
Mauka, Konohiki, also Kaluaaha and Makai
Kalamaula, Kahema's land.

These were from his parents, from the time of Kamehameha I and they have been held in quiet and undisputed possession.

Kahuaia, sworn, Our knowledge of this is the same.

N.T. 138v6 [also page 59]
No. 4208, Kanakalawaia and Maehuelua [Naehuelua]

Mahoe, sworn, taro land in Waipuka ili in Kumueli.

[It is bounded]:
Mauka by konohiki
Manae by stream
Makai by konohiki
Malalo by Pukila.

There are pasture sections also, they had lived there peacefully at the time of Kamehameha I.

[Award 4208; R.P. 2982; Kumueli Kona; 4 ap.; 2.69 Acs]