Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00286
Claimant: Keawa, Ekela
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Maui
District: Lahaina
Ahupuaa: Puako, Moalii
Ili: Kuala, Kau
Statistics: 3595 characters 629 words
No. 286, E. Keawa [Ekela]
N.R. 50v2

To the Honorable Land Commissioners: Here is the diagram of our place from Hoapili, with the length and width. /See diagram/

My place is from Hoapili, however this place is the King's. It was given to me to fence completely, which I did. Piho sent to cut the lot for himself, and said he would petition, so I said "then petition." Piho petitioned, and we were tried, and Hoapili terminated Piho -- he had nothing here. Kamakea also petitioned, and Hoapili refused him, and Kamakea returned and said to us: "you have the property and I am deprived," and I returned to the land.

Here are the witnesses:
Kaua, Laahi ....

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.... rded by Kapena, from land to estate to the way the people were living.

This is the way Hoapili had taken care of Nahienaena's people; she is a parent and the same was directed to Hoapili-wahine. I did not hear Hoapili-wahine request of Kauluohi but it was documented that Kauluohi was the heir. I had known that that place had been for the government before and Naienaena gave it to Kamakea. Later Kamakea went to the country so Hoapili gave it to Keawa.

[Award 286; R.P. 5664; Kau Moalii Lahaina;1 ap.; 1 Ac. 1 rood 33 rods; Moalii Lahaina; 1 ap.; 3 roods; Kaaula Moalii Lahaina; 1 ap.; 2 Acs 5 roods 9 rods; Puako Lahaina; 1 ap.; 2 roods (Awardee index lists 7 ap. with 5 Acs 1 rood 2 rods]