Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 05448
Claimant: Niuhiwa, Puhiahi
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Kauai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Koloa, Komohana
Ili: Awikiwiki
Statistics: 1998 characters 340 words
No. 5448, Nuuhiwa, W. Koloa, January 12, 1848
N.R. 152-153v9

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I, Nuuhiwa, a Hawaiian subject living in West Koloa on the island of Kauai, Hawaiian Islands, have a claim for land. Awikiwiki is the name of the `ili. I have 5 lo`i, and the kula is large, perhaps 10 acres is mine except for most of the kula which is for the government, I have it because of my strength /in working/ at that place. The east is for Apolo Makanui, Poeleele is on ....

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.... hiwa's land in West Koloa in the ili of Awikiwiki.

Section 1 - Five lois and a sugar cane garden and a house lot and kula area.
Mauka by ili of Punahelu
Puna by Apolo Makanui's land
Makai by ili of Poeleele
Hanapepe by ili of Aea.

This land came from Kaikioewa during the time of Kaahumanu. No one has objected.

Kaanaana, sworn, Ieremia's testimony is correct.

[Award 5448; R.P. 4313; Koloa Kona; 1 ap.; 3.75 Acs 12 rods]