Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 05188
Claimant: Kauai
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Molokai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Keopukaloa
Ili: Nowai
Statistics: 3369 characters 543 words
No. 5188, Kauai
N.R. 161v7

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I have an `ili in the Ahupua`a of Keopuka, Island of Molokai. Its name is Nowai and it is 3 chains 4 fathoms long. It lies straight in the valley. There is also a kula which is 24 chains by 17 chains.

F.T. 51v6
5188, Kauai

Kauai claims ili Nowai, kalo.

Mauka, konohiki
Manae, pali
Makai, Poku lou
Mamalo, pali.

Mauka, Kanakaole
Manae, Pokulou
Makai, pali
Malalo, pa [pali].

This also is an old claim. 1 hakuone.

F.T. 52v6
The konohiki of all these lands in the 2 Keopukas, are acknowledged & admits the just right of the proceeding. Laanui swore before Land Commission.

F.T. 183v15
No. 5188, Kauai, Halawa, Oct. 11, 1853

Kanakaole, hoohikiia, Ua ike au i kona mau apana aina ma ke Ahupuaa o Keopukaloa, Molokai. 2 apana aina

Apana 1. he aina kalo ma ka ili o Nowai.
Apana 2. he aina kula ma ka ili o Nowai.

Apana 1 ....

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.... br />Makai, land of Pookulou
Kaluaaha, a pali.

Apana 2 is bounded:
Mauka, land of Konohiki
Halawa, land of Konohiki
Makai, the seashore
Kaluaaha, a pali.

He received it in the time of Kamehameha I and has had quiet possession until this time. However, the Konohiki opposes one thing - the measuring of the entire kula land.

Naiapaakai, sworn (the Deputy Konohiki), deposes, His claim is valid, no objections.

Decisions His apana of taro land is good, as surveyed by A. Bishop. Apana 2 will be re-surveyed for four acres.

N.T. 175-176v6 [also pages 96-97]
No. 5988, Kanu [Kauai]

Kaukini Nalii, sworn, Nowai ili land in Keopuka 2.

Section 1 - Taro.
Mauka by Konohiki
Manae by pali
Makai by Kepookulou
Malalo by pali.

Section 2 - Pasture.
Mauka by Kanakaole
Manae by Pookulou
Makai, Malalo by pali.

Kani lived there at the time of Kamehameha I, no one opposed. 1 poalima is there.

[Award 5188; R.P. 4083; Keopukaloa Kona; 2 ap.; 4.17 Acs]