Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 04623
Claimant: Paaua
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Molokai
District: Koolau
Ahupuaa: Ahaina, Wailau
Ili: Kukuinui
Statistics: 2819 characters 455 words
No. 4623, Paaua
N.R. 14v7

I, the one whose name is below, hereby state to you, the Commissioners to quiet land titles, my claim for my mo`o in the `ili of Kukunui in the Ahupua`a of Ahaino on the Island of Molokai. Its name is Mea and there are some lo`i and their kula. The lo`is are 37 fathoms long by 10 fathoms wide.

My kula land which I measured is 150 fathoms long by 11 fathoms wide. This size of my house lot is 40 fathoms long by 35 fathoms wide.

The lands which adjoin my Mo`i are: Kaneakua's on the north, Kaluka on the south. I have occupied it for two years. Kuakamauna is the present konohiki.

I have some lo`is in the `ili of Paw ....

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.... ailau.

It is bounded as follows:
Mauka, land of Haluku
Halawa, a pali
Makai, land of Kaneakua
Kalaupapa, land of konohiki.

He received this apana of land from kanakaokai in 1842 and has had quiet and undisputed possession ever since; however, there is 1 lo`i of the konohiki in this claim.

N.T. 189v6 [also page 110]
No. 4623, Paaua

A moo for Kukuinui ili in Ahaino ahupuaa, Koolau.

[It is bounded]:
Mauka by Kaluku
Manae by pali
Makai by Kaneakua
Malalo by stream.

Land obtained in 1842, 1 poalima is there.

[Award 4623; no R.P.; Kukuinui Wailau Koolau; 1 ap.; .32 Ac.]