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Claim Number: 01196
Claimant: Kahopukahi
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Kalihi
Ili: Mokauea
Statistics: 5053 characters 733 words
No. 1196, Kahopukahi, Kalihi, Oahu, November 24, 1847
N.R. 15-16v3

To the Land Commissioners, Respectful Greetings: I hereby state my land claim at Mokauea, an 'ili in Kalihi, Island of Oahu, as follows:

A house adjoins makai of the land fence. Two lo`i adjoin mauka of the lo'i of Keawe, one lo'i adjoins makai of Aki's lo'i. One lo`i adjoins mauka of the lo'i po'alima of Aki, one lo'i adjoins makai of the lo'i of Kalo, one lo'i adjoins makai of the lo'i of Manua and a kula, one lo'i adjoins leeward of the lo'i po'alima of Aki, one lo'i adjoins leeward of the lo'i of Ku, one lo'i adjoins leeward of the lo'i of Hio, one lo'i is between the two lo'is of Ku, one farm plot inland adjoins makai of Ohule's farm plot. Those are my land claims.

F.T. 430-431v2
Cl. 1196, Kahopukahi, 14 August 1848

Pawai, sworn, This land is in Kalihi Valley, called Mokauea in eight pieces.

1. House lot of one house of claimant, bounded:
Mauka by land of Kaunuohua
Honolulu by Government land
Makai by Aki's land
Ewa by Kaunuohua's.

2. Two kalo patches, ....

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.... ne patch is in this section.

5. Section V - There are three patches.
Laipuni's land is mauka
Kio's land Honolulu here
Kaihumua's land, makai
Kuwaha's land, Ewa.

6. Section VI - There is one patch.
Kaunuohua's land, mauka and Honolulu here also
Laipuni, makai and Ewa also.

7. Section VII - There is one patch and pasture here.
Kaihekalae's land is on the mountainside
Kaunuohua's land, Honolulu
Aki's land, seaside
Nawaakaua's land. Ewa.

8. Section VIII - This is pasture land only.
Ohule's land, mountainside
government land, Honolulu
Paele's land, seaside
Ohule's land and the government land, Ewa.

Kahupukahi's land is from Napalupalu, given in the year 1839. Napalupalu is now dead. Kahopukahi had been a supervising konohiki under Kinopu. He had also been a konohiki under Kaunuohua, his daughter. He was a caretaker for the king and is now a konohiki. No one has ever objected to him to this day."

Uma, sworn and said, "I have seen this land exactly as Pawai has just related."

[Award 1196; R.P. 1250; Mokauea Kalihi Kona; 2 ap.; 1.11 Acs]