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Claim Number: 00879
Claimant: Puakai
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Ewa
Ahupuaa: Waiawa
Ili: Panaio, Kapuaihalulu, Kainalu
Statistics: 4201 characters 566 words
No. 879, Puakai, Waiawa, October 22, 1847
N.R. 499-590v2

The President of the Honorable Land Commissioners: I hereby tell of my claim which is at Kapuaihalulu, Ewa, Island of Oahu. It is bounded on the north and east by the land of Paahana, on the south by the land of Poonui and on the west by the land of Poonui. The second of my claims is at Kainalu, Waiawa. It is bounded on the north by the land of Paahana, on the east by the land of Kahauolono, on the south by a stream, on the west by a pond.

F.T. 380-381v2
Cl. 879, Puakai, 14 July [1848]

Kamalai, sworn, This land is in Waiawa of Ewa, consisting of 6 pieces. Kulou is their general name, they are partly kalo & kula.

1 House lot is bounded:
Mauka by my land
Honolulu by Mokuiheakona's
Makai by Kekaeui's
Waianae by Paaina o Ke aupuni
There are 2 houses, one is claimant's father-in-law's, Ohulenui.

2. Second
Mauka by land of Palakiko and Kekuanaoa
Honolulu & Makai by Artima ....

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.... anae.
There are three fish ponds in this section.

4. The boundaries of section four are:
Palakiko's land, mauka and Honolulu
Kahanolono's land, Makai and Ewa.
A small pond is in addition to this pond.

5. The boundaries of section five are:
Keaomahuilani's land, Mauka
Kahnolono's land and Paahana's land, Honolulu
Kaeo Ehu's land, Makai and Waianae.
These are fish ponds only in the ili lands of Kalono.

6. The boundaries of the patch at Kapuaihalulu are:
Poonui's land, Mauka
Kaanuu's land, Honolulu
Ohia's land, Makai and Waianae.
This is a single taro patch, an interest Puakai had received from Kaanuu in the year 1846.

Sections one to five are from Kalunaaina, acquired in the year 1838. Kaanuu had received his land a very long time ago and no one has objected."

Kamoa, sworn and stated, "I have seen this property exactly as Kumalae has just related here.

[Award 879; R.P. 3637; Panaio Waiawa Ewa; 3 ap.; 1.73 Acs]