Mahele Documents

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Claim Number: 00202
Claimant: Miner, Edwin
Other claimant:
Other name: Mahina
Island: Maui
District: Hamakualoa,Lahaina, Wailuku
Ahupuaa: Kapalaea, Haiku, Polanui, Waiehu
Statistics: 2185 characters 365 words
No. 202-204, Edwin Miner, Claimant, Island of Maui
F.R. 135v1

To the Honorable Commissioners for settling land titles, Hawaiian Islands, Gentlemen:
The undersigned doth hereby lay his claims before you, for a land a ili in Haiku in the state of Hamakualoa by the name of Kapalalea given to me by the Konohiki of the said land Haiku December 5, 1825. Secured to me by Hoapili Wahine in May 1832. Of the said land I still hold possession.

[No.] 203, Likewise of a house lot in Lahaina on a land named Polanui, S.E. of th ....

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.... een them (two) (Wahie). When I was living there and working on the lumber for the Wailuku church, I heard Kahaleohu clearly and have seen personally that property. Mahina had planted sugar cane on areas of the land which Kahaleohu had neglected from that time, I have heard that Hoapili-wahine had made certain that the land was for that (Mahina) person. Since that time to this day, I have never heard that anyone had objections.

[Award 202; R.P. 78; Kapalalea Hamakualoa; 2 ap.; 40.1 Acs; See also 203 and 204 for Native Testimony]