Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 06361
Claimant: Kahalekii
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Molokai
District: Koolau
Ahupuaa: Pelekunu
Ili: Kailiili, Papakea
Statistics: 2807 characters 436 words
No. 6361, Kahalekii
N.R. 185v7

Hear ye, ye Land Commissioners: I have some land in an 'ili in the Ahupua'a of Pelekunu on the Island of Molokai. Its name is Papakea. On the north it is 21 fathoms, on the south it is 10 fathoms, on the east it is 136 fathoms and on the west, 136 fathoms.

This is taro land which I occupied in the time of Kamehameha III. The present konohiki, Kapuai, gave me this land. I request you, if my claim is found valid, to award it to me.

F.T. 56v6
The people here [Pelekunu] are arranged in order. All the following are shares each having a moo in ili Kailiili. The [they?] were bounded the windward sidea parallel pali the leeward6357, 6654, 6554, 6555, 6360, 6361, 6650, 6649, 6689

F.T. 56v6
6361, Kahaleiki

Mauka, Paehewa
Manae, Pou & Kauku[?]
Malal ....

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.... here are four kalo patches belonging to the konohiki in this land.

Kapihi, sworn, Is konohiki of the Ili of Kailiili, and confirms in full the testimony of the former witness.

Keawe, sworn, Two kalo patches mentioned as belonging to the konohiki in claimant's land were taken by Ilae (the Lunaauhau) about the year 1840 from claimant and given to the konohiki. The kalo patches were cultivated for the konohiki for two years from which time, claimed [claimant] has cultivated them for himself, when Ilae took the kalo patches from claimant and gave them to the konohiki. Claimant made no objection.

N.T. 194v6 [also page 115]
No. 6361, Kahaleiki

[It is bounded]:
Mauka by Paulani
Manae by Pou
Makai by Kauhi
Malalo by Ua.

Year 1832, 3 poalimas are there.

[Award 6361; R.P. 5063; Kailiili Pelekunu Koolau; 1 ap.; 1.61 Acs]