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Claim Number: 00492
Claimant: Kepaa
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Maui
District: Wailuku
Ahupuaa: Waikapu
Ili: Loaloa, Olohe, Punia, Maalaea
Statistics: 3139 characters 483 words
No. 492, Kepaa
N.R. 200-201v2


To the Land Commissioners: I hereby tell you two of my kuleana at Waikapu, Here is my testimony as to my right:

The 'ili of Loaloa was mine from Moo, and Moo had it from J. Puupahoehoe, Mine is an ancient right from my makuas.

Furthermore, in my own kuleana, of which I am telling, I used my own revenues and I hired /workmen/ and made two new taro patches for $15.50, However, an edge of this kuleana was objected to by the konohiki, At this time, there are 51 taro patches remaining as mine,
Furthermore, the place which is objected to, is my kuleana, It has been taken by another man, and therefore I think it should be made mine, The year it was taken was the year of our Lord 1841, My witnesses are Kekua and Ka ....

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.... koo in 1837. Parcel
4 was from Kaai in 1832. One po`alima is in the first parcel. No opposition.

[No. ] 1. is bounded:
Mauka by the 'Ili of Palama
Waihee by the 'Ili of Haanui
Kula by Ioane R. /John Richardson/
Maalaea by Antonio Catalina.

[No.] 2. is bounded:
Mauka by Kaahukoo
Waihee by Hoalaku
Kula by stream
Maalaea by pali

[No.] 3. is bounded:
Mauka by Keawe
Waihee by Naanaa
Kula by Opunui
Maalaea by Komo.

[No.] 4. is bounded:
Mauka by my land
Waihee by Z. Kaauwai, makai and Maalaea by Kaai.

[Award 492; R.P. 2353; Punia Waikapu 1 ap.; 9.08 Acs; Loaloa Waikapu; 1 ap.; 10.27 Acs.; 1 ap.; Kamaalaea .25 Ac. Loaloa Waikapu; 1 ap.; 10.26 Acs; Kamaalaea not located on Waikapu maps]