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Claim Number: 00043*H
Claimant: Catholic Mission
Other claimant:Abbé Mareschal
Other name: French Mission
Island: Hawaii
District: Kau, Kona, North
Ahupuaa: Helea/Hilea, Kailua
Statistics: 1746 characters 270 words
[No. 43*H], French Mission, 24 February 1854
F.T. 520v3

[Listed as No. 43B]

Claim for a Church Lot at "Helea," District of Kau, Hawaii.

Kapai, sworn, says he knows the church Lot at "Helea," Kau, Hawaii, claimed by the French Mission. It is enclosed by a fence all round.
It is surrounded on all sides by the konohiki's land.

There is a parsonage and school House on it at present, but no church. This land was given to a Priest called Ioakini, by Moa the then Konohiki, with the approval of Governor Adams, about the year ....

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.... ; Priest's house. It is enclosed by a stone fence all round.

It is bounded:
Mauka by the Konohiki's land
On Kau side by Haleokane's land
Makai by the public Road
Waimea side by government School house lot.

This lot was given by Governor Adams to father Ernest in the year 1847 for $160 or about that sum, and we have held it ever since without dispute.
See p. 524. [Heeia, Oahu mission]

[No. 43 not awarded on Hawaii; See Oahu Award, Ahuimanu Oahu, Deed No. 1606 according to index; does not list Island of Hawaii holdings]