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Claim Number: 00855
Claimant: Kamahalo
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Kalokohonu
Statistics: 2310 characters 343 words
No. 855, Kamahalo, Honolulu, 6 October 1847
N.R. 479v2

To the Land Commissioners appointed by the Mo`i to quiet titles in the Hawaiian Islands:

As one of the people who farm under the konohikis, therefore, I petition you for my place gotten from the konohiki, some patches and a separate place, and the place where my house stands. Therefore, I petition you to act upon my claim, which I have had under the konohiki and which is verified by my labor under the konohiki.

In accordance with your directions, I hereby tell you that the circumference of my place is 108 fathoms, 8 inches.
I am, with thanks, your obedient servant,

F.T. 248-249v2
Claim 855, Kamahalo, 24 March [1848]

Kekino, sworn, ....

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.... h 24, [1848]

Kekino, sworn, and stated, "I have seen the house lot and the land, also the pasture of Kamahalo at Kolokohanu in Pauoa, Honolulu district.

The boundaries are:
M. Kekuanaoa's land, mountainside
Auwaiolimu, Waikiki
Kaalaa's land, Ewa.

These are the five patches, the pasture and the house lot. It has not been enclosed and three houses there which all belong to Kamahalo only. Keawekolohe had given this interest to Kamahalo during Kaomi's time and Kamahalo has lived in peace until this day."

Mahina, sworn, and stated, "I have seen Kamahalo's place and everything is just as Kekino has related here."

[Award 855; R.P. 2250; Kalokohonu Honolulu Kona; 1 ap.; 2.29 Acs]