Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 05012
Claimant: Kahananui
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Molokai
District: Kona, East
Ahupuaa: Halawa
Ili: Nininini, Ninimimi
Statistics: 3645 characters 584 words
No. 5012, Kahananui
N.R. 144v7

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I have a claim for land in the `ili of Ninimimi, for Naamalua, in the Ahupua`a of Halawa, on the Island of Molokai.

The land has been occupied from ancient times. Paia, the konohiki, gave it to my makuas, and I am the heir to the land. Timoteo is the present konohiki. I formerly went to the po'alima labor days but at this time am excused. We have occupied and cultivated this land until the present. This is taro land, and also there is a cultivated. The kula is 152 fathoms long by 55 fathoms and a yard in width.

I request you, the Commissioners to Quiet Land Titles that, is my claim is found valid, it be awarded to me.

F.T. 52v6
5012, Kahaneui, 4541, Aarona

Kahanenui claims ili Puupa, kalo & kula.

Mauka, Kamai
Moakea. Pali
Makai, Moa
Koolau, river.

[Part] 2nd Kula & kalo.
Mauka, Limakenaiau
Moakea, pali
Makai. Naainaelua[?]
Koolau, river.

These lands inhertied & Timoty confirms the claim. 5 hakuone.

F.T. 52v6
Halawa, Timoteo, konoh ....

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.... years.

It is bounded as follows:
Mauka, land of Wahineawa
Koolau, the stream
Makai, land of Naainaelua
Kona, land of Konohiki.

It was from his grandparents in 1847 and his grandparents obtained it in the time of Kamehameha I. He has had it in quiet possession and is undisputed. 5 lo'i of the Konohiki are in this apana .

T. Keaweiwi, sworn, (Deputy Konohiki): His claim is good.

F.T. 27v16
No. 5012, Kahananui, no Halawa

Ua anaia e A. Bishop, aole nae i loaa kona palapala.

N.T. 177v6 [also page 98]
No. 4541, Aarona, No. 5012, Kahananui

Inherited land from parents, 5 poalimas.

Puupa ili in Halawa.

Section 1 - Taro pasture.
Mauka by Kamai
Moakea by Moa
Koolau by river

Section 2 - Nininini ili.
Mauka by Lamakea
Moakea by pali
Makai by Naainaelua
Koolau by river.

N.T. 27v16
No. 5012, Kahananui of Halawa.
No. 4541 Aarona of Halawa

This has been surveyed by A. Bishop, but he has no document.

[Award 5012; No. R.P. Halawa, Nininini; 1 ap.; 1.31 Acs]