Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 06370
Claimant: Kaawa
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Molokai
District: Koolau
Ahupuaa: Pelekunu
Ili: Kauipuakala, Kanipuakala, Wawaeolepe
Statistics: 2420 characters 392 words
No. 6370, Kaawa
N.R. 190v7

Hear ye, ye Land Commissioners: I have a claim in an 'ili in the Ahupua`a of Pelekunu on the Island of Molokai. Its name is Wawaeolepe. On the north it is 60 fathoms, on the south, 74 fathoms and 1 foot, on the east, 42 fathoms, on the west, 26 fathoms and 2 feet.

This is taro land, and a portion of kula, and a mountain olona area. It was given me by Puhiahi. Manoha is the present /konohiki/.I request that if my claim is found valid it be awarded to me.

F.T. 57v6
6370, Kaawa

Ili Kaui ....

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Piece No. 2 (the house lot) was given to claimant in the year 1847 -1848 by the konohiki (Kapihi). He has lived there without interruption up to the present time.

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

N.T. 189v6 [also page 110]
No. 6370, Kaawa

[It is bounded]:
Mauka by Pihi
Manae by stream
Makai by Kaawa
Malalo by pali.

3 poalimas are there, in the year 1832.

[Award 6370; R.P. 6983; Kanipuakala Pelekunu Koolau; 2 ap.; 5.01 Acs]