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Claim Number: 01540
Claimant: Kahuiku
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Kalihi
Ili: Keauhou, Kaluapulu
Statistics: 2408 characters 332 words
No. 1540, Kahuiku
N.R. 151-152v3

Honorable Members of the Privy Council, Greetings: I hereby describe my claim for taro land in the `ili of Keauhou, situated in Kalihi uka, Oahu, on that bank of Kalihi stream. Pao is the konohiki. Its boundaries are: on the north, a land of Hoopio, on the east, a land for Kaloahalau, on the south, a land of Hoanui, on the west, a land for Pao. There are also some lauhala trees in my claim, which are in the land of Pao, the konohlki. Five lo`i "jump" in another place, next to Kapuunoni's land. This claim was acquired when Kahuna became the tax official and I have held it from that time until now.
Puuhale, Kalihi, Oahu

F.T. 83v3
Cl. 1530, Kahuiku, January 17, 1849

Pao, I know this place. It ....

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.... r>House lot with no enclosure:
Mauka, Kua's place
Honolulu, Kaililaukea
Makai, J. Ii's place
Ewa, Waialua's place.

5 patches:
Mauka, Kaelemakule's place
Honolulu, Kaneulupo's place
Makai, Halekii and Hoenui's place
Ewa, Moehonua's place.

4 patches:
Mauka, Kaelemakule's place
Honolulu, Beckley's place
Makai, Moehonua's place
Ewa, Kaloahalau's place.

I had given him all of his taro lands and he had the house lot a very long time ago. This was during the lifetime of Liholiho and he (Kahuiki) lived on that land in peace. I gave this land in 1846 which I had received from Kaunuohua.

[Award 1540; R.P. 1502; Kaluapulu Kalihi Kona; 1 ap.; .23 Ac.; Keauhou Kalihi Kona; 2 ap.; 1.96 Acs]