Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 04777
Claimant: Nanukuwaiki
Other claimant:Kukaena, his wife
Other name: Nukuwaiki
Island: Kauai
District: Koolau
Ahupuaa: Anahola
Ili: Kauapa, Kumuahane, Kapunakuoio
Statistics: 2397 characters 314 words
No. 4777, Nukuwaiki, Anahola, Kauai, January 11, 1848
N.R. 119v9

The Land Commissioners, greetings: I hereby state my claim in the land of Anahola, island of Kauai. There are four lo`i, five mala of noni, two mala of wauke, one mala of bitter gourd, and the house lot.

F.T. 127-128v12
No. 4777, Nanukuwaiki, Claimant

Kekuaiki, sworn, says I know the lands of Nukuwaiki in Anahola. They consist of three pieces as follows:

No. 1 is house lot in "Kauapa."
No. 2 is 4 lois in moo "Kumuahane."
No. 3 is kula in "Kapunakuoio."

No. 1 is bounded:
Mauka by public road
Hanalei by Konohiki's kula
Makai by Konohiki's kula
Puna by Konohiki's kula.

No. 2 is ....

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.... mant's land.

Section 1 - house lot, Kawawapo.
Mauka by road
Hanalei by Konohiki pasture
Makai by Konohiki pasture
Puna by Konohiki pasture.

Section 2 - 4 lois at Kumuwahane, Konohiki pasture.
Mauka by Koele pasture
Hanalei by ditch
Makai by ditch
Puna by Anahola River.

Section 3 - 1 noni kula at P.kioi.
Mauka by Konohiki pasture
Hanalei by road
Makai by Konohiki pasture
Puna by Konohiki pasture.

Land had been for parents during Kaumualii's time.

Nanukuwaiki received it after his parents' death in 1839; he died in 1849, and [the] land was inherited by wife Kukaena.

Kaeleu, sworn, verifies Kekuaiki's testimony.

[Award 4777; R.P. 3957; Kauapa 1 ap. 24 rods; Kumuakane 1 ap. 1 Ac 3 roods]