Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00292
Claimant: Kamanawa, Ruta, wahine
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Maui
District: Lahaina
Ahupuaa: Paunau
Statistics: 1790 characters 299 words
No. 292, Ruta Kamanawa
N.R. 58v2

Greetings to you, Z. Kaauwai and W. Richards:

Here is my little thought to you two, about my kuleana of Paunau. When we went to war on Maui and Kalanikupule fled into Iao Valley, this became Kamehameha I's land. Kamehameha I gave his wahine, Kaahumanu, the land of Paunau, Kaahumanu gave it to her kupunawahine, Haalou, Haalou give it to her kaikunane, Kaiwiula. When Kaiwiula ....

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.... father to this one here. This person here is an heir of Haipule and Kamanawa owned the land Haipule was living on. Kamanawa was influenced by Victoria to return there. No one has objected to the property of this person here.

(This case) has been postponed until a talk could be had with Kailaa.

N.T. 100v2
[No. 292, Kamanawa]

[See 2924]

[No. 292 not awarded; See 314 also not awarded]