Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 07583
Claimant: Kuheleloa
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Kauai
District: Koolau
Ahupuaa: Papaa
Ili: Keokaa, Kaala
Statistics: 2910 characters 465 words
No. 7583, Kuheleloa
N.R. 350v9

The Land Commissioners, greetings: I hereby state my claim for land. I am the Konohiki on the land of Papaa, under Kauukualii and Daniela Oleloa. All the benefits which pertain to the Konohiki are those which I claim, with my Hakus /the ones who hold the land/. That is my statement.
Papaa, Kauai, 28 January 1848

F.T. 188v12
No. 7583, Kuheleloa, Claimant

Kalua, sworn, says I know the lands of Kuheleloa in Papaa. It is in 4 pieces as follows:

No. 1 is house lot & kula adjacent.
No. 2 is 7 loi "Keokaa."
No. 3 is 1 loi & 3 small lois & kula adjacent.
No. 4 is 6 small lois in "Kaala."

No. 1 is bounded:
Mauka by Papaa Brook
Mooloa by Papaa Brook
Makai by public road
Kealia by Konohiki's kula.

No. 2 is bounded:
Mauka by Konohiki's kula
Mooloa by ....

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.... adjoining pasture.
Section 4 - Six small lois in Kaala.

Section 1:
Mauka and Moloaa by Papaa river
Makai by trail
Kealia by Konohiki pasture.

Section 2:
Mauka by Konohiki pasture
Moloaa by river
Makai by Kahoomaha pond
Kealia by Konohiki pasture.

Section 3:
Mauka by trail
Moloaa and Makai by Konohiki pasture
Kealia by river.

Section 4:
Mauka by Popaeku's lois
Moloaa by River
Makai by Kiaipa's loi
Kealia by Konohiki pasture.

Kuheleloa had received this land as Konohiki of Papaa and he has had the land since 1848, to the present time without any problems. He has no claim at another locality.

Wi, sworn, he has seen Kuheleloa's land claim in Papaa just as he had heard in the statements made by Kalua. Title has been clear to the present.

[Award 7583; R.P. 6103; Papaa Koolau; 3 ap.; 1.5 Ac 38 rods]