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Claim Number: 07762*Mo
Claimant: Kaninaualii Kaleoku
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Molokai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Pohakupili
Statistics: 2334 characters 347 words
No. 7762*Mo, Kainaualii
N.R. 451v5

The Land Commissioners, greetings, I hereby state my claim for land. It is an `aina maoli*, named Pohakupli, an Ahupua`a on Molokai, and a house site house lot. I have lived a very long time on these claims with no opposition from any one. Kindly award me these claims.
I am, with respect,
Honolulu, February 8, 1848
Witness to his mark: Kaleleiki
L.P. Kalama

/*Land to which he believes he has a genuine right./

N.T. 196v10
No. 7762, Kaninaualii Kaleoku

Kaninaualii Kaleoku's land as listed in the Mahele Registry.
Pohakupili ahupuaa, Kona, Molokai
A.G. Thruston, Secretary, Interior Departent
10 February 18 ....

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.... n Hoapili Kane's time Kalaoku held possession of it till his death, when it became Kaninaualii's who has cultivated and held possession of it up to this time.

Napohaku, sworn, knows the piece of land claimed by Kaninaualii. It belonged to his father, Kalaoku who received it from Kaina. Cannot say what time it was given to him. It is a long time since. Kalaoku cultivated it till his death (in 1846) when his son Kaninaualii took it and held possession of it ever since.

Sworn to before me at Lahaina, Maui, this 24th day of March 1853.
Signature, Wm. Ap Jones. Agent for Board of Land Commissioners

[No. 7762; (Maui) Land Patent 8279; Aupokopoko Lahaina; 1 ap.; 1 rood 17 rods; (Molokai) Land Patent 8282 Pohakupili Kona; 1 ap.; 220 Acs]