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11235 Hall & Simon, oppose
Claim Number: 11235
Claimant: Kaiwi
Other claimant:Hall & Simon, oppose
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Koolaupoko
Ahupuaa: Waikane
Ili: Kahalaa
Statistics: 4322 characters 700 words
No. 11235, Kaiwi, 21 April 1854, (See page 352 for protest against these claims)
N.T. 347v10

H. Koaehulukea, sworn, he wrote this claim and delivered it into the hands of W. Richards in his office in Honolulu Hale in 1847.

Mahoe (Kane), sworn, this claim is in the ili of Kahalaa in Waikane, Koolaupoko, Oahu, of six patches and a house site in two sections.

Section 1 - House site in Puumaia.
Mauka by Palauhulu's land
Kaneohe by Kuluahi's land
Makai by konohiki's land
Koolauloa by Halai's land.

Section 2 - Six patches in Kahalaa.
Mauka and Kaneohe by Kahinu's land
Makai by konohiki's land
Koolauloa by Koholuanui's land.

Land received at the time of Kamehameha I, from his parents. No oppositions to this day, no koeles.

Hao (kane), sworn, I have seen this claim in the same way as Mahoe has related here.

N.T. 352-353v10
Hall and Simone, Honolulu, 21 April 1854

To the Board of Commissi ....

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.... did not press the perfecting of the deed, but left the Government entirely free to take its own time in the matter.

We therefore most earnestly protest against the awarding of any claims included in our Royal Patent, not specially exempted in the instrument itself, as above set forth.

It is unnecessary for us to do more that faint [?] at the confusion that must ensue, and the destruction of all confidence in land titles, if Royal Patents are allowed to be disturbed, and purchases of government land subjected to litigation and annoyance in maintaining their rights. There are points upon which every member of your Board will be able to pass a just opinion, and see their bearing.

We therefore submit the above fact, and make this our protest, in the full behalf that you will make no awards to conflict with the Royal Patent we hold, and for which we have paid the government a full and fair equivalent.
Very respectfully, Your obedient Servants
Edwin 0. Hall, Henry Dimone [Dimone or Simone]

[No. 11235 not awarded]