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Claim Number: 00732
Claimant: Kuinui
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu, Kapalama
Ili: Leleo,
Statistics: 3919 characters 671 words
No. 732, Kuinui, Honolulu, Oahu, September 27, 1847
N.R. 393-394v2

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I hereby tell of my claim for my house lot at Leleo in Honolulu. The boundaries are: north, a hog enclosure; east, an irrigation channel; south, the irrigation channel; west, the house lot of Kuluahi.
The interest in this place was from Kamehameha I. My interest is from my wahine, whose own kupunas and makuas lived here and are buried here. It was I who made the fence; one house stands here, which is mine.
No one has objected until this time.

I also have four taro patches which are adjacent to the po'alima patches and the stream. They were planted so the stream could irrigate the taro, from the side which adjoins my patches.

When I got these taro patches, they were only weed grown, no food was planted and I myself made the patches. They are under the authority of the konohiki.
I am, with aloha ....

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.... nce that time to this day. I have also known that Kuinui also has taro land at Kapalama;

Kiwini's lot is Waikiki
Naluaii's lot, toward the mountain
He (Kuinui) is on the Ewa side and
Paoaaloa, toward the sea.

Kuinui's interest is from Keaniani and he had this land in the year 1834. Kanoa is the konohiki at this time and has four patches. I have not known that anyone has objected to Kuinui, altho' he is working for the konohikis at this time.
See page 536

N.T. 536v2
No. 732, Kuinui, From page 527, February 23 [1848]

Haikauai, sworn by the Bible and stated, "My testimony of the house lot and the taro land of Kuinui is the same as the statements of Umi which have been read here, and I believe they are very authentic.

Page 527

[Award 732; R.P. 2465; Leleo Honolulu Kona; 1 ap.; .56 Ac.; R.P. 2465 & 6726; Kapalama Kona; 2 ap.; 1.55 Acs]