Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00342
Claimant: Kaauwai, Z.
Other claimant:E. Maui
Other name:
Island: Maui
District: Lahaina
Ahupuaa: Olowalu
Ili: Kamani, Keawanui, Wailua, Kaluaaha
Statistics: 2776 characters 511 words
No. 342, Kaauwai
N.R. 94-95v2

Concerning our lots at Olowalu. I am telling again of these lots of ours. These are very ancient lots from my wahine. The place was occupied perhaps one and a half years before the death of Kamehameha I, until this time. This land was separated for the konohiki and this is our own place which we ask for. We have combined with Maui, our representative and executor.

Lot 2. A certain lot is at the seashore, named Kaluaaha. The government road is on the north -- the deep sea on the south.

Lot 3. It is at Olowalu at the seashore easterly. Keawanui is its name. These places are known to several people.

Lot ....

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.... sworn by the Word of God,These places that Z. Kaauwai are claiming are at Oloalu. They are for his wife which she had received from Kauhane and Kauhane had received from Keopuolani. This is an old ancestral land and was acquired in the year 1818. No one has objected to them for these lots of Kawailoa and Kamani.

Lot III. That land is between the lots of Kekapa and Maui and it is for Maui. Another lot, Kahuaka, is on the beach and this is for Z. Kaauwai. A lot which was for D. Malo was bought by Kaauwai is at Kamani. All of these lots have been enclosed and no one has objected to him.

[No. 342 not awarded; see 407 & 1742; See also 341 for Native Testimony document]