Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 05191
Claimant: Kahiaina
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Molokai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Waialua
Ili: Kahiwa
Statistics: 2134 characters 293 words
No. 5191, Kahiaina, Waialua, Molokai
N.R. 162v7


Greetings to the Land Comissioners: I have a land /named/ Kahiwana on Molokai, with two lo`i with flourishing taro, almost finished. Most of the land is enclosed by fence; however it has not been measured. Most of my claim is only kula.

I will tell of the time I received this land. Pakaka was the haku'aina from whom I received it, and Kamehameha III was the ruler. Napoka's land is mauka and Kawahinelili's land is makai.

Furthermore, I ha ....

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.... the year 1843. Claimant has never cultivated this piece of land.

Kauaua, sworn, confirms in full the testimony of the former witness.


N.T. 151v6 [also page 72]
No. 5191, Kahiaina

Kanana, sworn, pasture in ili land of Kahiwa in Waialua.

[It is bounded]:
Mauka by pali
Manae by Kahuha
Makai, Malalo by konohiki.

This was received in 1842, two patches are in the land of Paumano. No one has objected.

[Award 5191; R.P. 5458; Kahuia Waialua Kona; 1 ap.; 32 Acs]