Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 04933
Claimant: Kapule
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Molokai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Pohakupili
Ili: Pouli
Statistics: 4395 characters 675 words
No. 4933, Kapule
N.R. 131v7

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I have an 'ili in the Ahupua'a of Pohakupili, Island of Molokai, which is named Pouli. This land has a taro land named Puuokanolua, and there is also a fenced land. It is situated on the diagram.


[Lo'i Land: 66 fathoms by 70 fathoms, Kula Land: 34 chains by 24 chains,
Enclosed Land: 14 fathoms by 14 fathoms]

This is taro, kula, and enclosed land, and mountain land. I have held it from old times. The former konohikis have been Paai, Ieremia, and many others.

F.T. 49v6
4933, Kapule

[margin note:] See next page

Kapule claims ili Pouli, kalo.
Mauka, konohiki
Manae, pali
Makai, Nakii
Malalo, pali.

Mauka, Haole
Mamane, pali
Makai, Kea
malalo, pali.

These lands are inherited from ancient[?] possession & konohi8ki confirms the claim. 1 hakuone.

F.T. 49Av6
No. 4933, Kapule, claimant, ....

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.... Taro land and kula.
Mauka, a pali
Halawa, land of Konohiki
Makai, the land of Konohiki
Kaluaaha, the same.

Apana 3: House lot.
Mauka, a pali
Halawa, land of Konohiki
Makai, the seashore
Kaluaaha, land called "Lupehu."

He received this land from his father, and his father obtained it in the time of Liholiho and there has been quiet and undisputed possession of it until this time. In Apana, 2 is 1 Konohiki lo'i.

Wm. Ap Jones, the Deputy Konohiki, agreed to the validity of Kapule's claim.

N.T. 169-170v6 [also pages 90-91]
No. 4933, Kapule

Pouli ili land in Pohakupili.

Section 1 - Taro.
Mauka by konohiki
Makai by Naki
Manae by pali
Malalo by pali.

Section 2 - Pasture.
Makai by Aea
Mauka by Haole
Manae by pali
Malalo by pali.

Inherited land from Kapule's parents, 1 poalima. No one has objected to Kapule.

[Award 4933; R.P. 5205; Pouli Pohakupili Kona; 2 ap.; 2.81 Acs]