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No. 734*O, Iona Piikoi
To the Honorable Land Commissioners, greetings: I hereby tell you of my claims for my house lots in Honolulu and other places.
Lot 1 is mauka of Keonimana and makai of W. Ladd. This lot was from Kupihe.
Lot 2 is mauka of Kamakahonu, and below Pehu. This lot was from Kamakee.
Lot 3 is makai of Beretane, just mauka of Mr. French. This lot was from Kamakee.
Lot 4 is at Lahaina, between M. Kekauonohi and Z. Kaauwai, and it was from Kamakee.
Lot 5 at Kopoula, between Haaheo and Kaleikini, is from Kamakee.
A leased pond is at Kaneohe, Koolau. Its name is Nuupia. Five years remain from the 6th day of September /on the lease/. I pay $20 a year.
Those are all my claims.
October 5, 1847, at my residence, Honolulu
Claim 734, Jona Piikoi, February 3d 
Consisting of 3 lots in Honolulu, 1 fish pond in Koolau & 2 lots in Lahaina.
1st. A house lot in Honolulu between John Munn's & William Ladd's.
Kauliokanioa, sworn, This is a house lot in Honolulu, bounded:
Ewa by J.H. Wrights
Makai by John Munn's
Waititi by Fort Street
Mauka by Will Ladd's present residence.
It is fenced & has several houses on it occupied by foreigners. Claimant has owned this lot from about 1825 in peace. He received it from Kupihea, his relative, who was lost with Boki. I never heard his title disputed.
Namauu, sworn, and entirely substantiated the previous testimony.
1. House lot residence of claimant
Kauliokamoa, sworn, I know this place, bounded:
Makai by Makahonui's and my own place
Waititi by Pehu's
Mauka by uncultivated land called Peleula
Ewa by Nuuanu Street on a small part.
Claimant owns a strip out from this land to Nuuanu Street, about 5 fathoms wide. I mean this strip runs out to Nuuanu Street where I say it is so bounded. It is fenced & has several houses on it. Claimant has lived on it since 1846 and erected there a new house. He got this lot from Amakoe, Piikoi's wife, who had it from Pehu. I know of no counter claimant.
Keiakapu, Pehu's wife sworn, Piikoi's wife is my daughter. I gave this land to her and Piikoi forever. My daughter's name is Kamakee. My husband gave his full & free consent to the gift. We held this land peaceably from 1825 to 1846 when we gave it to her. I do not know of any counter claimant.
2. house lot Mauka of William French's place.
Kauliokamoa, sworn, This place is bounded:
Mauka by Pa Beretane, the King's lot
Ewa by Ilimealani's
Makai by Beretane Street
Waititi by Hoehau's.
It is fenced and has several houses on it. Claimant derived this land through Kamak ....
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.... his heir and perhaps his assistant, peacefully for the number of years of ten from the date of this document.
He shall mae to me or to my heir, or perhaps to my assistant, possessor of the land, an annual sum of twenty dollars.
When the ten years have been exhausted, the said fishpond shall be returned to Kamehameha III, or to his heir, or perhaps his assistant who would be owning that fishpond.
And should Piikoi desire to continue his residence there, a new document shall be drawn that should be satisfactory, and if this is not so, then that would be the end.
We jointly bind ourselves together with our heirs and our assistants perhaps, for the authenticity of these statements and in performing all of these statements above. We write our signature below on this 6th day of September in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-two.
Recorded in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaiian Archipelago.
Kamehameha III, Kekauluohi, Iona Piikoi
Personal Witnesses: Keoni Kiwini (John Stevens), Kauwahi
No. 734, Iona Piikoi, Honolulu, February 13, 1848
I, Kamehameha III convey these two lots, Kapihi's lot in the uplands of Kapoulu and the lot toward the ocean of Pelekane (Beretania) which is Kapihi's place on Oahu. This property is to be for Kamakee and Iona Piikoi and to the assistants for all time.
(My) appreciation to you land commissioners and for the authenticity I therefore pen my signature below here.
See page 532 and 544
No. 734, Iona Piikoi, February 28, from page 543
Kauwahi, sworn by the Bible and stated, "I have seen the land lease document of Kamehameha III and Kekauluohi for the conveyance of Nuupia to Iona Piikoi and I have seen them write their signatures for I had been a witness.
No. 734, Iona Piikoi, Honolulu, February 13, 1848
I, Kamehameha III, convey these two lots, Kapihi's lot in the uplands of Kaoulu and the lot toward the ocean of Pelekane (Beretania) which is Kapihi's place on Oahu. This property is to be for Kamakee and Iona Piikoi and to their assistants for all time.
(My) appreciation to you land commissioners and for the authenticity I therefore pen my signature below here. Page 532 and 544
No. 734, Iona Piikoi, From page 543, February 28
Kauwahi, sworn by the Bible and stated, "I have seen the land lease document of Kamehameha III and Kekauluohi for the conveyance of Nuupia ot Iona Piikoi and I have seen them write their signatures for I had been a witness."
[Award 734; R.P. 1741, Beretania St. Honolulu; and Nuuanu and Ala Papu, 3 ap.; 1.89 Acs.]