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Claim Number: 00020FL
Claimant: Paalua, John W.D.
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Kunawai
Statistics: 2495 characters 379 words
No. 20 F.L., J.W.D. Paalua, Honolulu, 19 December 1851
N.R. 725-726v3

To the Land Commissioners of the Hawaiian Islands: The one whose name is below has a claim in Kunawai, an `ili of the Fort land of Honolulu. There are twenty-five taro lo`i and on this land there are two lo`i po`alima and one large fresh water pond named Kunawai. Having been directed by the Honorable M. Kekuanaoa, Governor of Oahu, to enter our claim, therefore I hereby do so. M. Kekuanaoa and some other persons will be the witnesses when the time comes. With thanks,

N.T. 265v10
No. 20 FL, J.W ....

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.... ce that time to the present. No claim has been requested due to M. Kekuanaoa's refusal. 3 poalima patches and a water pond are in this land;one lele and one patch adjoining Kuuili. I have given the three patches to the government and no part of Kunawai has been taken by the government. Kalua, Aimoku, Moo and Keliikaaha are the names of the tenants.

The boundaries are:
Mauka, "Alewa" ili
Waikiki,"Kamakela" ili, Kahui ili
Makai, "Kuaiula" ili
Ewa, Hauhaukoi ili, Kawaiolena ili.

[Award 20 F.L.; R.P. 7228; Kunawai Honolulu Kona; 1 ap.; .78 ac.; tmk 1-1-7-35]