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Claim Number: 00863
Claimant: Umiokalani, wahine
Other claimant:
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Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Peleula, Kaumakapili
Statistics: 5686 characters 943 words
No. 863, Umiokalani, Honoluu, October 1, 1847
N.R. 485v2

Greetings to you, the Esteemed Land Commissioners: I hereby tell you of my house lot claims and patch:

1. The first is at Peleula at a place close to the stone arched bridge makai of there. This little house lot is mine; it was one parcel and it was divided into two by the road, therefore the west parcel wads made into a patch, and a partion was left /abandoned/?.

2. The second of my house lot claims adjoins just mauka of the Church at Kaumakapili. This place is mine.

3. The third of my house lot claims is on the edge of the estuary bordering the big bridge going to Ewa; my small parcel is on the north of there. That ends my explanation of my claims /which I have held/ without contention, from my kane, deceased, from whom I inherited it.

There are many witnesses of these little claims of which I am telling you truthfully.
I am, with thanks to you, the Land Commissioners of the Mo`i.

F.T. 165v3
Cl. 863, Umikalani, wahine, Counter claimant to 1700, Liaikulani, See 198 volume II.

Kekapu, sworn, claimant has held this place as her own ever since Boki's time. Puakii owned this place first; he gave it to Liaikulani to live under him, and he has lived there ever since under Puakii 5ill 1848 and from that time under claim ....

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.... No. 1700

Kukapu, sworn, The boundaries which Kanaula has mentioned are correct; however, Umiokalani's place are included in those boundaries, but Puahiki is her (Umiokalani) brother and he had given Liaikalani a place on which to live in that property where he has lived under Umiokalani because she is Puahiki's sister.

Now that Puahiki has gone away, he has given that property to Umiokalani in writing and all the people who re living there shall live under her. This was documented in 1848.

Decision pending until all the land commissioners are present.

See page 530 for the termination of his interest.

N.T. 530v3
No. 863, Umiokalani, from page 490, volume 3, November 15, 1849

Moehau, sworn, I have seen his place at Peleula in Honolulu district.

2 houses and two taro patches separated by a road. The Ewa side of Nuuanu Street has not been enclosed.

The boundaries are:
Mauka, a stream
Waikiki, a ditch
Makai, Piikoi
Ewa, I. Kapena's pasture.

Kamehameha I had given this interest to Kane and at his death was inherited by Umiokalani and he has continued to live there to this time. No one has objected.

Pa, sworn, Our testimonies are similar. No one has objected.

[Award 863; R.P. 3448 & 3449; Peleula Honolulu Kona; 2 ap.; 1.16 Acs]