Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 06428
Claimant: Kaumaea, Z.P.
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Maui
District: Lahaina
Ahupuaa: Puehuehu
Statistics: 4674 characters 811 words
No. 6428, Z.P. Kaumaea, Lahaina, 4 February 1848
N.R. 374v6

To the Land Commissioners for land and house lots: I hereby petition you for my house lot which is occupied, in the land of Puehuehu in Lahaina.

Here is a diagram of the place which I occupy, ad its nature and dimensions and the total area contained therein, for your information.

The length of the sides is show in feet, and the length and the width is multiplied to get the square footage, that is its area.

[Horse Trail and sea shore]


That is my houselot /which is presented/ to you, the Greatly Esteemed Commissioners.

F.T. 124v7
Cl. 6428, Z. P. Kaumaea, June 8, 1852

This is a claim for the same land claimed by Napuupahoehoe in claim 2652 which was heard yesterday.

Keawekane, sworn, I know the land in dispute between my son-in-law Kaumaea, and Napuupahoehoe.

Nawaa gave this land to Puipui in the days of Kaahumanu just after Liloliho's death. I am the widow of Puipui, and heard Nawaa gave him all his lands in Puehuehu.
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.... e did been [had seen?] Nawaa and Puipui in the process of giving this house lot. D.B. "Have you seen (ever) Napuuopahoehoe living there? I have not, here is his right. Nawaa is his friend and it was food that he brought from Waikapu as he came to stay from time to time.

Kaenaokane, sworn, "I had gone there to Nawaa's wife, Manuula, by [because] husband had sent me to bring leho and lumber. She refused to make a sale with me because these things were for Puipui, so we had a sale (with Puipui).

Did you see Napuupahoehoe living there? No, I have seen him bring food from Waikapu for whom were the people who were living there [for the people who were living there]. For Pupuui"

Makaele, sworn, "Living there had been for 2 years. Living was with Manaulu, the wife of Nawaa. Everything was given to Puipui."

Lipi, sworn, Witness for Napuupahoehoe, "I have seen Napuupahoehoe he has done some work there. He did not live there continuously, it was for days or for a month after which he returned to Waikapu."

[Award 6428; Land Patent 8292; Puehuehu Lahaina; 1 ap.; .125 Ac.]