Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 04580
Claimant: Hakawea
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Molokai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Moakea
Ili: Kawailoa, Kapauhia
Statistics: 3586 characters 588 words
No. 4580, Hakawea
N.R. 6v7


Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I have an `ili in the Ahupua`a of Moakea, Island of Molokai /named/ Kawailoa. Its length is 9 chains and its width is 3 chains and it is enclosed by palis on each side. The name of the makai `ili is Kapauhia, and one on the mauka side is named Kaihuoki. The right to this land was inherited form ancient times. The first konohiki was Kolii, and when he was removed, it was Puaaloa, then Kaimaio, then Kaunakakai. I have occupied it for 30 or more years. That is my petition for my place. it is finished.
Farewell to you all.
HAKAWEA
Ahupua`a of Moakea, Island of Molokai


F.T. 50v6
4580, Hakawea

Hakawea claims ili Kawailoa.

Kalo.
Mauka, Hanunu
Manae, pali
Makai, Luhio
Malalo, pali.

Kula consists of 2 leles. Cla ....

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.... alawa, land of Konohiki
Makai, land of Konohiki
Kaluaaha, land of Kupau.

He received these apanas from Kolii in the time of Kamehameha I and has had quiet possession until this time, without dispute. The Konohiki has 2 lo'i in Apana 1.

Ipu, sworn, The foregoing testimony is true, the same as my knowledge of it.

Decision: His taro land, as surveyed by A. Bishop, is good. Apana 2 will be re-surveyed for four acres.


N.T. 173-174v6 [also pages 94-95]
No. 4580, Hakawea

Taro in ili land of Kaiwaloa in Moakea.

[It is bounded]:
Mauka by Hanunu
Manae by pali
Makai by Luhio
Malalo by pali, 2 lele sections (pasture).

Hakawea lived there at the time of Kaahumanu, no one objected to him. 1 poalima.

[Award 4580; no R.P.; Kawailoa Moakea Kona; 2 ap.; 4.45 Acs]