Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 05314
Claimant: Kapa
Other claimant:Kalehua, brother
Other name:
Island: Kauai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Koloa, Komohana
Ili: Lepoakua, Paoa
Statistics: 2274 characters 396 words
No. 5314, Kapa
N.R. 142-143v9

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: Here is my statement of my land claim at Lepoakua. There are six lo`i, perhaps one acre, and a kula of possibly five acres. This place is in West Koloa at Hanakaape just mauka of Kaukahoku and Paoa. The makai boundary is the Government road, on the east the road and the watercourse join, that is the mauka boundary, the watercourse is on the west. My makuakane received the land from Hukiku and on his death it passed to me. My kaikaina is also on this land he received his fr ....

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.... of them, him and his kaikaina, eight lois and a kula area. 1 lois next to the ili of Paoa.

Section 1
Mauka by ili of Kaulia and Poeleele
Puna by Government road
Makai by dry loi of Kaukahoku
Hanapepe by ili of Paoa.

This land came from Hukiku to their father and down to them down to the present. No one has objected to the present.

Nakaiewalu, sworn, I have heard the testimony of Nuuhiwa concerning the land of Kapa and it is true.

[Award 5314; R.P. 4236; Lepoakua Koloa; 1 ap.; 3.25 Acs 25 rods]