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Claim Number: 07686
Claimant: Kawaa
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Maui
District: Wailuku, Kaanapali
Ahupuaa: Waihee, Honokohau
Ili: Papaina, Panioi
Statistics: 3111 characters 533 words
No. 7686, Kawaa, Waihee, February 7, 1848
N.R. 439-440v6

To the Land Commissioners, Greetings: I, Kawaa, hereby state my claim which is held under Z. Kaauwai, for 7 lo`i and some small kulas and 4 inherited lo`i which I am re-making because they are so small.

This place of which I tell you is in Waihee in an `Ili named Papaina. I also have a house site there.

Furthermore, in the Ahupua`a of Honokohau on the Island of Maui, in the `Ili named Panioi, are 33 lo`i and a section of watercourse, a kula planted in sweet potatoes and my house site. This is my own, it does not belong to a konohiki.

At the time when my Haku`aina dispossessed me, I was a luna under the konohiki for his /work/ days, but this is my own proper ....

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.... a, sworn, He has seen 1 section in the ili of Papaina in Waihee. 7 sections are in Panioi ili of Honokohau which totals 8 sections. Kapeahi has stirred provocation for that land in Honokohau. The section in Waihee was from Z. Kaauwai in 1845. Land to Kaauwai had been from Kaeo (blind) in 1838. Land in Honokohau from Kaaimalo in 1833. Kawaa has done Poalima work on these lands. Kapeahi stirred for the land at the time of Kaaimalalo's death in 1844.

Section in Waihee.
Mauka by Laupahulu
Kahakuloa by poalima
Wailuku by Laupahulu
[Makai missing].

The boundaries of the 7 sections in Panioi of Honokohau will be established properly by the surveyor.

[Award 7686; R.P. 6284; Papaina Waihee Wailuku; 2 ap.; .66 Ac.]