Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 04629
Claimant: Poohina
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Kauai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Koloa, Hikina
Ili: Kapalau, Kaauwailalo / Auwailalo
Statistics: 2273 characters 372 words
No. 4629, Poohina, Koloa, Kauai, January 11, 1848
N.R. 106-107v9

The Land Commissioners, greetings: I, Poohina, a subject of Hawaii living at Koloa on the island of Kauai, hereby state my claim for land held from ancient times. It was received from P. Kanoa.

There are five lo`i and a kula. The length on the east side is 8 chains and on the west, 7 chains. The width is 3 chains on both sides of this kula.
A respectful farewell to the Land Commissioners,

F.T. 7v13
No. 4629, Poohin ....

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.... by loi of Nakua
Puna by loi of Pahulama and Ese
Makai by Eleao kula area in the ili of Kahowana
Hanapepe by ili of Kahowana and the lois of Eleao.

Section 2
Mauka by loi of Palaawahie
Puna by loi of Palaawahie
Makai by loi of Kahookui
Hanapepe by loi of Naipu.

This land came from Kauhi during the time of Kaikioewa. No one has objected.

Ieremia, sworn, I know the land of Poohina which Laanui has testified to be true.

[Award 4629; Land Patent S-8587; Kapalau 2 ap. 1.75 Ac 10 rods]