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Claim Number: 10663
Claimant: Puaaiki
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Kauai
District: Halelea
Ahupuaa: Waipa, Waioli
Ili: Awaa; Waioli
Statistics: 2600 characters 389 words
No. 10663, Puaaiki
N.R. 311-312v9


Greetings to the Land Commissioners, sitting on the island of Oahu: I hereby explain my claim of occupancy at Waipa, island of Kauai. It is 107 chains on the south side adjoining the seashore, 107 chains on the north side along the lo`is, 55 fathoms wide on the east, and 55 fathoms wide on the west side, along the muliwai. The total is 324 chains. These lo`is and the kula were given by Kaehoa.

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Those are the lo`is which I occupy at Waipa. The dimensions have been given above of these lo`is. One of these lo`is has a kula, 364 in length by 154 in width, a total circumfer ....

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Section 1 - House lot.
Mauka by Kuku pond
Napali by Konohiki pasture
Makai by beach
Koolau by Waipa River.

Section 2 - Five lois.
Mauka by Nahau's land
Napali by ditch
Makai by Kanoholou land
Koolau by trail.

Land to Puaiki from Kuku, Kuku had received it 1835, or 1836, perhaps. Puaiki is presently living under Kuku since 1845.

Two lois, Puaiki received in 1845, and the remaining three lois were received in 1849, no
objections.

Koukou, sworn, he has seen Puaiki's land just as Koukou (Makanui) has related here.

[Award 10663; R.P. 2019; Waipa 2 ap. 1 Ac 1 rood]