Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 05588*M
Claimant: Kawaihoa, D.
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Maui
District: Hana
Ahupuaa: Hana, Hamoa
Ili:
Statistics: 3394 characters 540 words
No. 5588*M, D. Kawaihoa, Holualoa 1, January 24, 1848
N.R. 389-390v8


Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I hereby tell you of the circumference of my lots. Lot 1 is in Holualoa at Poamaka of Victoria, 202 fathoms in circumference. The things growing there which were planted are some kou trees and a coconut tree planted by the ancients. I planted one kou tree and a loulu palm, and also other people have planted in this lot. Furthermore there are some stone houses for Leleiohoku. Some [left blank] trees which I planted are in various places. Furthermore there is land at Puapuaa 2 which is 3,692 fathoms 4 feet in circumference. My makuas occupied these lands when Keeaumoku was the Haku`aina and when he died it was Hoapili, who died, then Kuakini, who died, then Auhea, who died, then Lunalilo. If Lunalilo should die ....

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.... Ka`u by Kaopukaiula's land
Makai by sea
Kohala by Kekoi's lot.
Lot has been enclosed, 1 house for Kawaihoa.

Section 8 - House lot at Poki ahupuaa.
Mauka by road
Ka`u by Kalawaia's lot
Makai by ocean
Kohala by idle land.
Hired help had enclosed lot, 1 house for Kawaihoa and he lives there.

Ili land at Puapuaa had been for Kawaihoa's parents since Kamehameha I. Land left to Kawaihoa upon death of parents. Kawaihoa was separated from the land in 1848, but he had previously filed a claim. Kuakini has granted him the interest and the house lot, in 1837, no objections.

Molulolulo, sworn, He has relinquished on this 2nd day of February 1849, an interest in Hana, Maui for which he had claimed.

[No. 5588 not awarded on Maui; See Hawaii Island]