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Claim Number: 09795B
Claimant: Kaaua
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Maui
District: Lahaina
Ahupuaa: Akinui
Ili: Waiieiki
Statistics: 3059 characters 504 words
Cl. 9795B, Kaaua
F.T. 190-191v7

This claimant appeared and made oath that he had sent in his claim to the Land Commission in 1847. The Commission then resolved to hear the claim.

Ilae, sworn, I know the lands of the claimant. It is in two pieces, in Aki, Lahaina. N

No. 1 is a house lot.
No. 2 is a pauku of kalo land.

The claimant received them from his wife in the days of Hoapili before 1839. Her parents had it in the days of Kamehameha 2nd.

No. 1 is bounded:
Mauka by Kaua's land
Olowalu by Wahie's land
Makai by Kimo's and Kuonaena's and my lot
Kaanapali by Namauu's lot.

No. 2 is bounded:
Mauka by Kaauwai's land
Olowalu by creek of Kapoulu
Makai by "Uhao"
Kaanapali by "Moalii."

N.T. 71v5
No. 979B!, Kaana, SEE page 117, Vol. 10
[should be 9795B]

Ilae, sworn, he has seen Kaana's interest at A ....

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.... true. A poalima patch is also in this place but I have known that Namauu had sold this poalima to Kaana for a piece of land that Kaana had for Namauu.

N.T. 258v13
[No. 9795B], Kaaua (See Kaawa No. 365?]
[No. number listed]

Kapule, sworn, I know his taro section in the ahupuaa of Aki up mauka in Lahaina, Maui. There is one section. I did not make an accurate count of the lois but I know the boundaries of that taro land.

[It is bounded]:
Mauka by Napohaku's land
Olowalu by stream
Makai by stream
Kaanapali by a cliff.

He received this land from Kaweka, his wife through bequest when she died in 1846, and he lived there peacefully until he died in 1848. He willed this land and all his property to Heneri, true child of Kaweka who was his wife, and child has it as of the present. No one has objected to the present.

[Award 9795B; R.P. 3455; Waiieiki Aki nui Lahaina; 3 ap.; 3.75 Acs 20 rods; See also 1311]