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Claim Number: 00570
Claimant: Amow
Other claimant:Debola, wife & children; Kekuanaoa
Other name: Amau
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Hotel St.
Statistics: 4879 characters 822 words
Claim No. 570, Amow, Honolulu, May 3d, 1847
F.R. 52-53v2


Addressed to Board of Commissioners for quieting land titles.
Messers: In accordance with the land I herewith submit my claim to your examination & final adjustment. It is the Bake house lot in Honolulu, makai & opposite of the Captain Lylle'[s] Place, the present residence of William Hooper.

This place was obtained from Kinopu with the consent of Governor Adams (Kuakini) by Chin, about 20 years ago. I have been an equal partner with Chin in this place for 13 years, I am now sole owner, become so about 6 months ago by exchanging a schooner with him for his part. Chin's place of residence is at Hilo, Hawaii; he is a watch maker & carpenter. I have been a resident at these Islands for more than 13 years and married & I have a family of children, & expect to remain here for the rest of my days. My place has been properly measured by the Government surveyor. I shall be able to prove my entire claim, when called upon by you; & shall also expect from your hands the most favorable title in the power of this Government to give.
Signed, Amow
Survey corrected by Mr. Metcalf


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.... r Amau. I have not known that anyone has ever objected."

Aki Pake, sworn by the Word of God and stated, "I have seen the property of Aiena Pake. He had given his property to Amau in the month of Sept. in the year 1846 because they had contracted a sale. Amau had a boat that was acquired by Aiena; however, Aiena has died and their child is here."

Ai Pake, sworn by the Word of God and stated, "I have seen the document of Amau and Aiena for I had written the statement. Aiena had written his signature in this document and the statement of sale contracted by them is there."


N.T. 387v2
Aiona Pake and Pika's hearing have been postponed until they shall be summoned again. They are absent today


N.T. 387-388v2
No. 570, Amau Pake (Amow) See pg. 383 Honolulu, November 24, 1847

M. Kekuanaoa, sworn by the Word of God and stated "When I had returned from
Pelekane (Britain) that place was for Kinopu and me and it was an idle lot where later Amau had lived under us without paying rent to me and that was our own place. "

See pg. 383 page

[Award 570; R.P. 17; Hotel St. Honolulu Kona; 1 ap.; .12 Ac.]