Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 05288
Claimant: Keakua
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Kauai
District: Puna
Ahupuaa: Kipu
Ili: Alaiki, Mahuka, Kipukai, Pohakua
Statistics: 2884 characters 481 words
No. 5288, Keakua, Kipu, Kauai, January 12, 1848
N.R. 138-139v9

Greetings to the Land Commissioners at Honolulu: I hereby state my claims for land. I, Keakua, am under Puahiki, the Konohiki in Kipu; Kapena is over Puahiki. I have 2 lo`i, the combined length is 20 and the width is 17. The kula is at the seashore and the house site, and there is a place planted with wauke, sweet potatoes, noni and offshoot-taro. All the people at the seashore use this one kula equally.

F.T. 126-127v13
No. 5288 Keakua

Naale, sworn, says he knows the land of Claimant. It is in Kipu & lies in four pieces as follows:

No. 1 - Consists of nine lo ....

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.... au by Kolohana"s ili
Makai by Waikahi
Kona by Government kula.

Section 3 - Kekua"s house lot.
Mauka and Koolau by Kawainui river
Makai by Kipu kula
Kona by Kawainui stream.

Section 4 - Kekua"s kula.
Mauka by pali
Koolau by foot path
Makai by hog corral
Kona by foot trail.

Land from Puahiki at the time of Kauonohi, no objections.

Kuapuu, sworn, he has seen his land, he has heard Naale"s testimony, it is true.

[Award 5288; R.P. 3693; Alaiki Kipu Puna; 1 ap.; 1 rood 7 rods; Mahuka Kipu Puna; 1 ap.; 7 rood 24 rods; Pohakua 2 Kipu Puna;1 ap.;212 rood 12 rods; Puhua Kipu Puna; 1 ap.; 1 rood 3 rods]