Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 05369
Claimant: Ainua
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Maui
District: Honuaula
Ahupuaa: Paeahu, Palauea
Ili: Punakeakoa
Statistics: 3364 characters 562 words
No. 5369, Ainua, Honuaula, 17 January 1848
N.R. 277v6


Hear ye, Ye Land Commissioners: I hereby state my claim for land. I, Ainui, have two `Ilis of land at Paeahu. Nena is the name of one and Hao is one. On the north of Nena is the `Ili of Paouou, on the east is the mountain, on the south is the `Ili of Kukulu, on the west is a kula unsuitable for cultivation.

On the north of Hao is the `Ili of Kumukahi, on the east is the mountain, on the south is the `Ili of Ainoa, on the west is the `Ili of Puupuunui. The witnesses are Ainoa and Kaneioholani.

Furthermore, one moku mau`u* is at Puupuunui. Also there are four moku mau`u in the Kukulus, taro, two mala of potatoes, and a mala of bananas. The witnesses are Anahe and Kaneioholani.

Another moku mau`u is in the `Ili of Kumukahi O ....

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.... gust 9, 1849

Kaneiholani, sworn, he has seen Ainua's land - three sections.

Section 1 - Pasture ili of Nena, Paeahu ahupuaa.
Section 2 - Pasture ili of Hao, Paeahu ahupuaa.
Section 3 - Pasture ili of Punakeakea, Palanea ahupuaa.

Land from Pikanele in 1836. No objections.

Section 1:
Mauka by Maountain
Kula by Koukaina
Makai by konohiki
Kahikinui by Kaneiholani.

Section 2:
Mauka by Mountain
Kula by Koukaina
Makai by konohiki
Kahikinui by Ainoa.

Section 3:
Mauka by Maaweiki
Kula by Palanea stream
Kahikiknui by Anahe, Maaweiki.

[Award 5369; R.P. 6394; Paeahu Honuaula; 1 ap.; 1 Ac.; Palauea Honuaula; 1 ap.; 6.03 Acs; See also Bailey letter in Mauinotes in claimant search field]