Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 06297
Claimant: Kaneiki, Abela
Other claimant:Kaehu for Kaneiki/for Naluahi
Other name:
Island: Kauai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Makaweli
Ili: Hakioa
Statistics: 2264 characters 380 words
No. 6297, [Kaneiki, Abel] Kaehu [scribe], Hakioa, Makaweli, Kauai, January 20, 1848
N.R. 171v9


Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I hereby tell you of a kihapai, named Kanaelelalo, in the `ili of Hakioa, in the Ahupua`a of Makaweli on the island of Kauai. Apela /Abel/ is the one who has this kihapai, receiving it from Kahalaia, and having held it from thence until this time when it is occupied* under Koikoi. It is bounded on the north by Kalakao, 3 fathoms 1 foot, on the east by 1 chain 7 fathoms, on the south by 4 chains 6 fathoms, o ....

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.... Kanaele (lower) Hakioa ili of Makaweli ahupuaa.
Mauka by Kanaele (upper) moo
Hanapepe by Puulima ditch
Makai by Kumuahane moo
Mana by Kainamanu pali.

Land from Kahalaia during the time of Kaahumanu, no objections to the present. In 1839 the Konohiki, Kuakini took a loi without approval because Kahalaia was physically disabled to do Konohiki labor. He gave it to Keomakani, who has had it till this time.

Kaapuiki, sworn, verifies Kaehu's statement.

[Award 6297; Hakio Makaweli Kona; 1 ap.; 2 roods 20 rods]