Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 04610
Claimant: Pule
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: 'Molokai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Waialua
Ili: Mahoe
Statistics: 3273 characters 527 words
No. 4610, Pule
N.R. 9v7

Hear ye, ye Land Commissioners: I hereby explain my claim for and at Waialua on the Island of Molokai. It is an `ili in Waialua, named Mahoe. The size of the land is as follows: the length is 6 chains 8 fathoms, and the width is 2 chains. 4 chains is the length of a sweet potatoes kula, by 1 chain 4 fathoms. There are 26 taro lo`i, 7 ohia /trees/, 3 /ku/kui /trees/ and 11 hala trees. Those are the land claims. The land is bounded by Kuo on one side and by Kawa on another side - Mahoe is between. That is the land.

The occupancy of the and was received from Kanepueo, when Namahana was the `li`, in the time of Kamehameha I. When Kanepueo died, his kaikamahine, Keaumalahia, held it; my makuakane died and the land was left to me. When Keaumalahia died her ....

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Kaluaaha by Palemu's land.

Claimant received this land from Kanepueo before the year 1839 and has held it without dispute up to the present time. The konohiki has one kalo patch in Piece No. 2.

Kauaua, sworn, confirms in full the testimony of the former witness.

N.T. 155v6 [also page 76]
No. 4610, Pule

Kanana, sworn, Mahoe ili land in Waialua.

Section 1 - Taro.
Mauka by Kaluaikai
Manae by stream
Makai by Ikeole
Malalo by Palemo.

Section 2:
Mauka by Palemo
Manae by stream
Makai by Kaiuili
Malalo by pali.

Pule lived there at the time of Kamehameha I, no one objected. 1 poalima there.

[Award 4610; R.P. 6299; Mahoe Waialua Kona; 2 ap.; 1.31 Acs]