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Claim 8512, Josiah Hook, Waimea, February 1, 1848
To Board of Land Commissioners, &c., Gentlemen:
I am now holding a parcel of land on Hawaii in the estate (district) of Kohala, named Kohala II. I have held it since 1839 (February) and partly cultivated it to a considerable extent. It was given to me by Governor Adams, and I have since held it as my own. When I got it from him I was to keep it undisturbed by any one, but probably I must know from you how I am to hold it hereafter.
Signed &c. Josiah Hook
Cl. No. 8512, Josiah Hook, January 26.
Kuilau, sworn, claimant avers a right to one lot of land in the Ahupuaa of Kahumoa 2 embracing the following Ilis: Kukui 1, Kapukini, Kamokumoku, Kapio and ....
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.... ui elua
South by waste land of Konohiki
and west by the Ili Kapukini.
This claim is disputed by the konohiki, in favor of is Excellency Governor Kekuanaoa.
Cl. Mo. 8512, Josiah Hook, January 26
Kuilau, sworn, claimant avers a right to one lot of land in the Ahuupuaa of Kahuinoa 1/2 embracing the following Ilis. Kukui 1, Kapukioui[?], Kamamoku, Kapio and Haleolono.
More or less than 30 houses are on the premises, the owners and occupants of which have held their title from ancient times. I am not aware that this land was ever given to claimant, though he avers that Kuakini (Governor Adams) gave [it] to him in 1829.
Dry land, unfenced, a few patched cultivated by claimant.
[No. 8512 not awarded]