Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 04770
Claimant: Naahuao
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Kauai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Mahaulepu
Ili: Halulu, Lanui, Kaukii, Kawailoa
Statistics: 3532 characters 507 words
No. 4770, Naahuao, Mahaulepu, Kauai, January 12, 1848
N.R. 119v9


Greetings to the Land Commissioners: Be it known to you, the ones who quiet land titles, that I, Naahuao, a man living at Mahaulepu, island of Kauai have a claim for land, and the kula. The genuine* land is 56 fathoms long by 26 fathoms wide. The mala of noni is 26 fathoms long by 13 fathoms wide. The salt land is 6 fathoms long by 4 fathoms wide. Another salt land is 10 fathoms long by 7 fathoms wide. A house lot is 28 fathoms on the long sides and 25 fathoms on the wide sides. My message is ended.
A respectful farewell to you,
NAAHUAO

/*Claimant must mean taro land/


F.T. 56-57v13
No. 4770, Naahuao, Claimant

Poela Puhipula, sworn, says I know the lands of Claimant. and they are all in "Mahaulepu" and lie in several pieces.

No. 1 ....

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.... >Puna by Kamalule pasture
Makai by Haia's loi
Hanapepe by Kinikio.

Section 3 - One salt deposit at Kawailoa.
Mauka by Kawailoa pasture
Puna by Joel's salt land
Makai by Kawailoa pasture
Hanapepe by Mika's salt strip.

Section 4 - Potato lot in the ili of Halulu.
Mauka by Halulu ili's pasture
Puna by Halulu ili's pasture
Makai by Halulu ili's pasture
Hanapepe by potato patch.

Land from Hukiku to Naahuao's father. Naahuao received it upon the death of his father. No objections.

Aaron, sworn, he has heard Puhipula's testimony on Naahuao's land, it is true.

[Award 4770; Land Patent 8368; Kaukii Mahaulepu Kona; 1 ap.; 2 roods 29 rods; Kawailoa Mahaulepu Kona; 1 ap.; 8 rods; Lanui Mahaulepu Kona; 1 ap.; 1 rood 7 rods; Patent says ahupuaa is Koloa - should be Mahaulepu]