|Date of birth||1913|
|Place of birth||Rameh, Ottoman Empire|
|Date of death||13 February 1981|
|Party represented in Knesset|
Born in Rameh during the Ottoman era, Mwais was educated at a high school in Acre and the Scottish School in Nazareth. In 1956 he became a member of Rameh's local council, and in 1959 became head of the council. He also served as chairman of the National Committee for Arab Local Governments.