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Claim Number: 10004
Claimant: Lahoihilo/Wahinenohoihilo
Other claimant:
Other name: Wahinenohoihilo
Island: Hawaii
District: Hilo
Ahupuaa: Waiakea
Ili: Paeaahu
Statistics: 1735 characters 263 words
No. 10004, Lahoihilo /Wahinenohoihilo/
N.R. 707-708v8

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I have a land with an ancient right from the time of Kalaiopuu. It is in Waiakea, Hilo. It is Laeaahu [Paeaahu], an `ili, and the right to it has been held from the time of Kalaiopuu through the reigns of Kamehameha I, Kamehameha II and Kamehameha III. My kupuna was the one who occupied this `ili of Laeaahu. I had 5 kupuna who are dead, who were my ancestors from whom I came. The witnesses are Kuahopu, Nakai, Nuihau, Lewi, and others also; they live here.
LAHOI ....

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.... true.

N.T. 441-442v4
No. 10004, Wahinenohoihilo, November 17

Kuahopu, sworn, He has seen in the ili land of Paeaahu of Waiakea.

Mauka by Levi's land
Hamakua by Kamahiai's land
Makai by Konohiki
Puna by Waiakea pond.
3 partially cultivated kihapais.

1 house for Wahinenoihilo and his people. This [is] old land from Kalaniopuu. No one has objected.

Nakai, sworn, He has seen this land exactly in the same way as Kuahopu had related here.

[Award 10004; R.P. 2768; Waiakea Hilo; 1 ap.; 1.69 Acres]