Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 07331
Claimant: Kaiwi
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Hawaii
District: Kona, North
Ahupuaa: Lanihau 2
Ili: Moelepuni
Statistics: 1499 characters 237 words
No. 7331, Kaiwi, January 17, 1848
N.R. 422v8

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I hereby state my land claim, a very old one from the time of Kamehameha I to the present. Kualapa was the haku`aina and when he died, we lived under Hoomakaukau, until Kaopuawa came to Lanihau 2. My ili is Moelaepuni. There are some taro kihapai, some coffee mala, and ....

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.... r />Mauka by Kahea's land
Makai by konohiki
Ka`u by Kamuku land
Kohala by Lanihau I.
2 Kihapais will be cultivated.

Land from Kualapa during time of Kamehameha I, no objections.

Mahu sworn, He, has seen this land exactly as Keakea [Kekea?] had related here.

[Award 7331; R.P. 3988; Lanihau 2 N. Kona; 1 ap.; 2.75 Acs]