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Claim Number: 01257
Claimant: Kahalekai
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Kalihi
Ili: Mokauea
Statistics: 3943 characters 503 words
No. 1257, Kahalekai
N.R. 41-42v3


Land Commissioners, House of Privy Council, Greetings to you all: I hereby tell you of all my land claims in Kalihi. Taro land claim: they are scattered in various places of other's mo`os. There are a total of three lo`i, two in the land of Aki wahine, one in the land of Keawe, however, these lo`is are all in Mokauea, in Kalihi uka on this side.

"Sand hill" ponds and the houselot, etc., are in Kalihi kai. Three "sand hill" ponds, one houselot and some salt beds; two sand-hill ponds on this side of an estuary of Kalihi and the salt beds and one sand hill pond are on the other side of the estuary. These claims were acquired in 1840 and are held by me at this time. The house claim is on the piko /juncture of wall with land"/ of the wall of the Pahou pond.
KAHALEKAI
Puopuo, Kalihi, Oahu


F.T. 452-453v2
Cl. 1253, Kahalekai, 1 September 1848

Haupu, sworn, This land ....

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5. A fish pond and
Beckley's land, mauka
Alika's land, Honolulu
W. Beckley's land, makai
Kaumealani's land, Ewa.

6. This is taro land.
Pawai's land is mauka
Aki's land, Honolulu
Napohaku's land, makai
Kaihe's land, Ewa

7. There are two taro patches here.
Waialua's land, mauka
Aki's land, Honolulu
Uma's land, makai
Pawai's land, Ewa.

8. This is another, a taro patch.
Ku's land is mauka
Aki's land, Honohlu and makai
Kaunuohua's land, Ewa.

9. There are two patches here.
Uma's land is mauka
Aki's land, Honolulu and makai
Kaihe's land, Ewa.

All of these lands of Kahalekai have been from Aki, given at the time Kinau was governor and he has lived in peace to the present time."

Meheula, sworn and stated, "I have seen this place just as Haupu has stated here."

[No. 1257 not awarded]