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Claim Number: 06578
Claimant: Paele
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Kauai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Makaweli; Hanapepe
Ili: Kahoomano, Hakioa; Kapalawai
Statistics: 4928 characters 834 words
No. 6578, Paele, Waimea, Kauai, January 20, 1848
N.R. 224-225v9

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I have a lo`i claim on the island of Kauai in the `ili of Kahoomano in Makaweli. I received my occupancy there from P. Kanoa, because of being at the fort.

The diagram is below:


That is the circumference in fathoms.
PAELE, Commander of the Fort

N.R. 225v9
2. Paele also

To the Land Commissioners: I hereby state to you my lo`i claim on the island of Kauai in the `ili of Hakioa, which was received from P. Kanoa, from the fort of Waimea, and which I occupy at this time. Its diagram is below:


This is the circumference in fathoms.
I am, with aloha,
PAELE, Commander

F.T. 168-169v11supp.
No. 6578 6589, Paele, Claimant

Kahopuhopula, sworn, says I know the lands of Claimant. They consist of 5 portions.

No. 1 is a loi in the moo of Kahalau in the ili of Hakioa in Makaweli Kauai. Kawalele is the name of the loi.
No. 2 is a loi in the moo of Kanaiwiki ili of Hakioa in Makaweli Kauai.
No. 3 is six lois, a piece of kula in Kahoomano, an ili in Makaweli Kauai.
No. 4 is a house lot adjoining the fort.
No. 5 is a piece of kula & five lois in the ili of Kapalawai in the ahupuaa of Hanapepe in Kauai.

No. 1 is bounded:
Mauka by Keaumakani's loi
Hanapepe by the Makaweli river
Makai by auwai of Pulima
Mana by Kuinou's loi.

No. 2 is bounded:
Mauka by Keaumakani& ....

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.... kaweli stream
Makai by Puulima ditch
Mana by Kainoa loi.

Section 2 - 1 loi in the moo of Kuainiho, ili of Hakioa, Makaweli ahupuaa.
Mauka by Keomakani loi
Hanapepe by Papa loi
Makai by Keomakani loi
Mana by Kahalau pali.

Section 3 - 6 lois and the pasture in Kahoomano ili of Makaweli.
Mauka by Kanelo loi/Papapa loi
Hanapepe by Konohiki pasture
Makai by Waimea River
Mana by Puulima koele.

Section 4 - House lot in Kahoomano ili of Makaweli ahupuaa.
Mauka by Kamooalii pasture
Hanapepe by (?) Pa ulaula fort (?) red enclosure
Makai by Hipo point or is Papu a person (fort?)
Mana by Waimea river.

Section 5 - 5 lois and a pasture in Kapalawai ili of Hanapepe ahupuaa.
Mauka by Eleele pasture
Wahiawa by Kapalawai
Makai by Hanapepe River
Mana by Hanapepe River.

Sections 1, 2, 3, 4 land from Paul Kanoa under these conditions: He may live there without opposition as long as there is no offense, but should there be any offense, he shall be separated from the fort and these lands shall be for the fort.

Section 5 this section from Kelii nui at the time Kekanonohi was governor, here no objections to the 4 1/2 lois, but the Konohiki had demands for the 1/2 portion of the fifth loi and for the poalima days. This was in 1848.

Kaana, sworn, these statements are accurate and true.

[Award 6578, Hakio Makaweli Kona; 2 ap.; 1 rood 32 rods; Kahoomano Makweli Kona; 1 ap.; 1Ac 5 rods; Hanapepe Kona; 2 ap.; 1 Ac 2 roods 22 rods; 6558 not awarded; 6589 not awarded]