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No. 7762*Mo, Kainaualii
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,
KANINAUALII KALEOKU X, his mark
Honolulu, February 8, 1848
Witness to his mark: Kaleleiki
/*Land to which he believes he has a genuine right./
No. 7762, Kaninaualii Kaleoku ....
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.... ws 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]