Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 06539
Claimant: Hoonoho
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Maui
District: Kaanapali
Ahupuaa: Honokowai
Ili: Kapili, Puulena, Mahinahina 1 & 2
Statistics: 3774 characters 594 words
No. 6539, Hoonoho, Kaanapali, February 3, 1848
N.R. 398v6

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: In the ahupua`a of Mahinhina, which is possessed by Paki, I am a subject under him, and I have a claim for the place I made with my own hands; however this is an ancient right from the time of the makuas, and we, the keikis have a long standing right at this place.

That claim is for kula planted in sweet potatoes, and a kahawai /valley area/ planted with bananas, olona and sugar cane. I also have a house claim. It is enclosed by a fence. However, it is in another place, it is not in our land claim. There are also some lo`i in the ku of the ahupua`a, in Honokawai, a total of 9 /lo`i/.

F.T. 251-252v7
Cl. 6539, Hoonoho

Kaukau, sworn, I know the lands of Hoonoho. They are as follows:

No. 1 is a house lot and kula in the Ahlupuaa of "Mahinahi ....

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.... y Moomuku ili
Makai by Charles' land
Kahakuloa by A. Paki's land.

Section 3 - pasture in Kapili.
Mauka by Nahuli
Lahaina by pali
Makai by stream
Kahakuloa by stream/Kaukau's land.

Section 4 - 4 patches at Puulena.
Mauka by Umi's land
Lahaina by Nika's land
Makai by Mookini Lata
Kahakuloa by pali.

Section 5 - 2 patches at Kapili.
Mauka, Lahaina Makai by J. Kalaikini's land
Kahakuloa by Kane's land.

Section 6 - 4 patches in Kaili [Kapili?].
Mauka by Kaukau's land
Lahaina by pali
Makai by J. Kalaikini's land
Kahakuloa by J. Kalaikini's land/ Kaukau's land.

[Award 6539; R.P. 4130; Kapili Honokowai Kaanapali; 2 ap.; .65 Ac.; Puulena Honokowai Kaanapali; 1 ap.; .04 Ac.; Mahinahina 4 Kaanapali; 1 ap.; .25 Ac.; See also 39 and 75 Charles Cockett]