ʻO kēia ʻohina palapala, he waihona i lilo holoʻokoʻa i mau kiʻi kikohoʻe, a i loko, hoʻokaʻina ʻia nā palapala mai ka makahiki 1867 a hiki i ka makahiki 1903. ʻO ka loaʻa he hoʻokahi mea hoʻokomo pepa ka huina, a he 225 kiʻi kikohoʻe i loko. E loaʻa nā palapala mai ka Papa Kuhikuhi no nā Palapala Kahiko (Finding Aid) mai (Pūkaʻina V-29). Wehewehe ʻia maila e Adam Roversi ma kāna ʻatikala i kapa ʻia ai, The Hawaiian Land Hui Movement: A Post-māhele Counter-Revolution in Land Tenure and Community Resource Management, “[i]n 1869, seventy-one Hawaiians joined together to purchase virtually the entire 15,000-acre ahupuaʻa of Wainiha on the Island of Kauaʻi. Although they held title to the land as private property, they did so communally, sharing the use and management of the unoccupied and uncultivated portions of the ahupuaʻa including the near shore fishery.” Kapa ʻia mai kēia hui ʻana, “Hui Kuai Aina o Wainiha.” I ka makahiki 1947, ʻaneʻane e piha he 80 makahiki ma hope aku, hoʻomaka ka pākū i kaʻawale ai kēia hui ʻana ma muli o ka hihia kīwila e ʻopeʻope ʻia ai e McBryde Sugar Co.
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