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Claim Number: 08559B*H
Claimant: Lunalilo, William C.
Other claimant:Kanaina, Charles
Other name:
Island: Hawaii
District: Hamakua,Kohala,North, Kona,
Ahupuaa: Kapulena, Kawela, Kukuihaele, Waikoekoe, Auau, Makapala, Kehena, Puako, Keopuhuikahi, Honuinonui, Puapuanui, Lehuulanui, Kawanui, Lanihaunui, Honokohau, Pakiniiki, Ninole, Honuapo, Kahaualea, Keahialaka, Kalapana, Keaau, Laepaoo, Koae1,2, Laeapuki, K
Ili: Puhau, Puakoa
Statistics: 17673 characters 2521 words
[No. 8559B*H, W.C. Lunalilo, by]Kanaina, Honolulu, February 14, 1848
N.R. 346-350v4

[Listed as 8559!]

Greetings to you, the Land Commissioners: Because of the beneficial laws of the Hawaiian islands, therefore, I hereby state the claims for land of Wm. Lunalilo, together with mine. The division of the land has been completed, and I speak correctly to you. All the lands which are written in this document were given in perpetuity for my Ali`i, and with me also, from in the sea to the mountains. Everything pertaining to these lands is owned and restricted, the places which have been worked on, and all the kulas which are unused; we are the ones with the main right, and the commoners are second, and all the stone-walled ponds are for the two of us. At the right time, send for me for this work and I will be pleased to come before you to attend to this. Furthermore, there are trees which have been planted. At Pelekane in Lahaina, Maui, are four coconut trees and eight breadfruit trees. At Pakala in the place of Pikanele, in Lahaina, are some coconut trees, which have not been counted exactly. The right to the trees planted at Pelekane is for the two of us as M. Kekauluohi planted them, and they are for Wm. Lunalilo. The right to the trees planted at Pakala by Liliha was given to Wm. Lunalilo and continue in his possession at this time.
I am, with thanks,

The Lands of William Lunalilo
Name of the Land, Ahupuaa, District, Island
1. Kapulena, Ahupuaa, Hamakua, Hawaii
2. Kawela, Ahupuaa, Hamakua, Hawaii
3. Kukuihaele, Ahupuaa, Hamakua, Hawaii
4. Waikoekoe, Ahupuaa, Hamakua, Hawaii
5. Auau, Ahupuaa, Kohala, Hawaii
6. Makapala, Ahupuaa, Kohala, Hawaii
7. Kehena, Ahupuaa, Kohala, Hawaii
8. Puha Ili Iole, Ahupuaa, Kohala, Hawaii
9. Puako, Ahupuaa, Kohala, Hawaii
10. Keopuhuikahi, Ahupuaa, Kona, Hawaii
11. Honuinonui, Ahupuaa, Kona, Hawaii
12. Puapuanui, Ahupuaa, Kona, Hawaii
13. Lehuulanui, Ahupuaa, Kona, Hawaii
14. Kawanui, Ahupuaa, Kona, Hawaii
15. Lanihaunui, Ahupuaa, Kona, Hawaii
16. Papaakoko Ili Honokohau Ahupuaa, Kona, Hawaii
17. Pakiniiki, Ahupuaa, Kona, [sic Kau], Hawaii
18. Ninole, Ahupuaa, Kau, Hawaii
19. Honuapo, Ahupuaa, Kau, Hawaii
20. Kahaualea, Ahupuaa, Puna, Hawaii
21. Keahialaka, Ahupuaa, Puna, Hawaii
22. Kalapana, Ahupuaa, Puna, Hawaii
23. Keaau, Ahupuaa, Puna, Hawaii
24. Laepaoo, Ahupuaa, Puna, Hawaii
25. 2 Koae 1,2., Ahupuaa, Puna, Hawaii
26. Laeapuki, Ahupuaa, Puna, Hawaii
27. Makahanaloa, Ahupuaa, Hilo, Hawaii
28. Pepekeo, Ahupuaa, Hilo, Hawaii
29. 1 Kaiwiki 2, Ahupuaa, Hilo, Hawaii
30. Kahuku, Ahupuaa, Hilo, Hawaii

31. Kaapahu, Ahupuaa, Kipahulu, Maui
32. Waiakoa, Ahupuaa, Kipahulu, Maui
33. Waiehu, Ahupuaa, Kipahulu, Maui
34. Ahikuli, Ili, Waiehu, Maui
35. Kalelena, Ili, Waiehu, Maui
36. Keokanui, Ili, Waiehu, Maui
37. Pohakunui, Ili, Waiehu, Maui
38. Kou, Ili, Waiehu, Maui
39. The forgotten /places?/ and all the bits of Waihee, Maui.
40. Peapee, Ili, Wailuku, Maui
41. Honolua, Ahupuaa, Kaanapali, Maui
42. Kalimaohe, Ahupuaa, Lahaina, Maui
43. Polanui, Ahupuaa, Lahaina, Maui
44. Kuholilea, Ahupuaa, Lahaina, Maui
45. Wainee, Ahupuaa, Lahaina, Maui

46. Mahana, Ahupuaa, Lanai, Lanai

47. Waialua, Ahupuaa, Kona, Molokai
48. Kawela, Ahupuaa, Kona, Molokai

49. Pau Ili, Waikiki, Ahupuaa, Kona, Oahu
50. Kamoku, Ahupuaa, Kona, Oahu
51. Kaluaokau, Ahupuaa, Kona, Oahu
52. Kapahulu, Ahupuaa, Kona, Oahu
53. Kaalaea, Ahupuaa, Koolaupoko, Oahu
54. Kapaka, Ahupuaa, Koolauloa, Oahu
55. 2 Laie 1,2,, Ahupuaa, Koolauloa, Oahu
56. Pahipahialua, Ahupuaa, Koolauloa, Oahu

57. Kahili, Ahupuaa, Koolau, Kauai
58. Kukukumu, Ahupuaa, Koolau, Kauai
59. Pilau Waipouli, Ahupuaa, Kapaa, Puna, Kauai
60. Kamalamaloo, Ahupuaa, Kapaa, Puna, Kauai
61. Kalilhiwai, Ahupuaa, Kapaa, Puna, Kauai
62. Manuahi /Ili Hanapepe, Kona, Kauai.

The Lands of Charles Kanaina
Paakea, `Ili in Waimanu, Ewa, Oahu
Muliwai, in Manana, Ewa, Oahu
Kaieie of Kalihi, Kona, Oahu
Kalokoeli of Waikiki, Kona, Oahu
Kalowalu `Ili Manoa, Waikiki, Oahu
Pamoa, Kukuo, Kalehua, Taro land
Puaaloa `Ili of Ukumehame, Lahaina, Maui'
Kapoho `Ili, Puna, Hawaii
Kahauloanui `Ili, Kona, Hawaii
Kalamakumu `Ili, K ....

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.... aina, the place is just mauka of the land in Kailua of Kona, Hawaii, over which there is a dispute by Kaai. That is the lot I have transmitted to him, Kanaina, but I have not seen the property Kaai has at this present time; however, I had seen my parents living on this land at the time [of] Kaahumanu I. I had gone on a tour. Houses had been built, but I have not lived there since that time to the present, nor have I seen this lot over which there is a dispute with Kaai.

C. Kanaina, relates - the witnesses for this land on which Kaai and I are working are dead; although, I had thought they (two) would be my witnesses, but today they have denied my claim to this place. It is true this place had been for their father, Keoho, where he lived until he had died and they (two) are his own children, but I am demanding according to the old bequest of Keaho to M. Kekauluohi as well as by many other statements.

Naea, sworn, I have seen Kaai's place in Keopu of Kona, Hawaii, which is a house lot.

Mauka by Mahuka's lot
South Kona by a road
Makai by Government road
Kohala by vacant lot.

Land from Keoho (his father) upon his (Keoho) death in 1833. Keoho had obtained it long ago as idle land.

Kaai has always lived there peacefully to the present time.

Now C. Kanaina has offered a protest, I do not know the reason for it.

Kioloa, sworn, all of the statements above are true. I have known in the same way. I have not known the place was for C. Kanaina. It had been for Keoho, Kaai's father and now Kaai is the true claimant of this place.

[Award 8559B* (Hawaii); Royal Land Patent No. 7374; Pakiniiki Kau; 1 ap.; 2357 Acs (apana 12); Makahanaloa Hilo; 2 ap.; 7600 Acs (apana 17); Royal Land Patent No. 7049; Honuapo Kau; 1 ap.; ahupuaa 2200 Acs (apana 13); Royal Land Patent No. 7534; Honuaino nui; 1 ap.; 262 Acs; Royal Land Patent No. 7454; Kawanui iki N. Kona; 1 ap.; 380 Acs (apana 10); Royal Land Patent No. 7455 and Royal Land Patent No. 7536; Lehuula nui S. Kona; 1 ap.; 290 Acs (apana 9); Lehuula nui S. Kona; 1 ap.; 2840 Acs; Royal Land Patent No. 7819; Puapuaanui N. Kona; 1 ap.; 370 Acs (apana 8); Royal Land Patent No. 7680; Kehena 2 N. Kohala; 1 ap.; (apana.4); ahupuaa; Puhau N. Kohala; 1 ap. (apana 5); Royal Land Patent No. 8547; Puako S. Kohala; 1 ap.; Iliaina (Apana 6); Royal Land Patent No. 8030; Kahaualea Puna; 1 ap.; 26,000 Acs (apana 14); Royal Land Patent No. 8094 & Royal Land Patent No. 8088; Keahialaka Puna; 1 ap.; 5562 Acs (apana 15); Pepeekeo Hilo (apana 18); Royal Land Patent No. 7223; Keaau Puna; 1 ap.; 64.275 Acs (apana 16); Royal Land Patent No. 7394; Kawela Hamakua (apana 1); 1255 Acres; Royal Land Patent No. 7434 Honuainonui N. Kona (apana 7); Royal Land Patent No. 7456; Lanihau Nui Kona (apana 11); Royal Land Patent No. 8452; Waikoekoe Hamakua (apana 2); Royal Land Patent No. 8612 & Royal Land Patent No. 8659; Makapala N. Kohala (apana 3), 5739 sq, ft.; Royal Land Patent No. 7192 Makanaloa Hilo; 2 ap.; 7600 Acs; (Molokai) Royal Land Patent No. 7655; Waialua; Royal Land Patent No. 7656 Kawela (Maui) Royal Land Patent No. 5699 Loiniu Lahaina; Royal Land Patent No. 8129 Honolua Kaanapali; Royal Land Patent No. 7664 Pepee Wailuku; Royal Land Patent No. 8396 Kalimaohe Lahaina; Royal Land Patent No. 8397 Kuholilea Lahaina; Royal Land Patent No. 8395; Polanui Lahaina; Royal Land Patent No. 5637 Paunau Lahaina; Royal Land Patent No. 5639 Aki Lahaina; no R.P. Kaapahu Kipahulu; Royal Land Patent No. S8550; Royal Land Patent No.S-8546 &Royal Land Patent No. S-8537 Waiehu 2 Wailuku; no R.P. Ahikuli Waiehu; (Oahu); Royal Land Patent No. 7635; Kamoku Waikiki; Royal Land Patent No. 8193, Royal Land Patent No. 8311 & Royal Land Patent No. 8416; Pau Waikiki (see Kapahulu award); Royal Land Patent No.  8124; Kapahulu Kona; 1 ap.; 31.50 Acs; Royal Land Patent No. 8165; Kapahulu Kona; 2 ap.; 2,184.44 Acs; Royal Land Patent No. 7652; Kalauakou Waikiki; Royal Land Patent No. 7531; Kaalaea Koolaupoko; Royal Land Patent No. 7494; Laie-wai Koolauloa; Laie-maloo Koolauloa; Royal Land Patent No. 5688; Pahipahialua Koolauloa; no R.P.; Kapaka Koolauloa; (Kauai) Royal Land Patent No. 8173; Kalihiwai Halelea; no R.P. Manuahi Hanapepe; Royal Land Patent No. 8323; Kahili Koolau; Royal Land Patent No. 7060; Pilaa Koolau; Royal Land Patent No. 7373; Waipouli Puna]