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Claim Number: 01292
Claimant: Kanakanui
Other claimant:Keaomakani, wife;Kailihiwa; wahine,
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Kalihi
Ili: Kaluaopalena
Statistics: 3963 characters 582 words
No. 1292, Kaaakanui
N.R. 60v3

To the Land Commissioners, Greetings: I, the undersigned, hereby tell you of my land claim, for one house lot, two taro lo`i, and also a kula, in the `ili of Kaluaopalena, in the Ahupua`a of Kalihi, Island of Oahu.
Kaluaopalena in Kalihi December 7, 1847

F.T. 466v2
Cl. 1292, Kanakanui, (deceased), September 8, 1848

[added note: Sister Kailihewa appeared in his place & produced his will. See Native Testimony, Volume III, page 256.]

Pao, sworn, I knew claimant before his death. He died last spring, about April. I know of his making the will now presented, but did not see him sign it.

This land is in Kaluapalena, Kalihi, in 3 pieces:

1. House lot, fenced and has 2 houses, many people live in them: Ilipaka, Kane, Kailihiwa and others. It is bounded:

Mauka by Kane's land
Waititi by Wm. Beckley or Honolulu
Makai and Ewa by Kaunuoua's.

2. Th ....

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.... ad no children of his own. He had a wife, Keaomakani by name, who is living away from this land.
A Will
I am bequesting my land interest of one house lot and a pasture to Kailihiwa. All of the people who are living here at the time I am alive may continue to live under Kailihiwa as long as they will live uprightly.
W. Kanakanui X his mark
March 25, 1848

See page 267 of this Vol.
This hearing has been postponed until such time the wife of Kanakanui will come.

N.T. 267v3
No 1292, Kanakanui, From pg 255, September 13, 1848

Keaomakani, wife of Kanakanui, I am speaking rightfully of Kanakanui's bequest to Kaihihiwa of the land I do not think that bequest was proper for I should get one third of the land as indicated by law. This woman is saying according to the law.
See page 255 of this volume

[Award 1292; R.P. 2522; Kaluaopalena Kalihi Kona; 3 ap.; 1.62 Acs; Index lists claimant as U. Kanakanui for Kailihiwa]