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Claim Number: 01559
Claimant: Kiheipua
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu, Pauoa
Ili: Kaakopua
Statistics: 2688 characters 433 words
No, 1559, Kiheipua, Kaakopua, Honolulu, November 25, 1847
N.R. 161-162v3

To the Honorable Land Commissioners of the Hawaiian Islands, Greetings: I hereby tell of my claims.

This land is in Honolulu on the Island of Oahu. It is bounded on the north by the land of Mokalina, on the east by the auwai Piula /probably a flume/, on the south by the land of Kaiawa, on the west by the land of Kauo. The second of my land claims is bounded on the north by the land of Naili, on the east also by the land of Naili, on the south by Po`alima, on the west by a Po`alima. The third of my lo`i land claims is in Kapalama at Kalaepohaku and is bounded ....

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.... uka is Leleihoku's hogs' sties
Waikiki, Leleihoku
Makai, Kaua
Ewa, Pehu's road.

2. 1 taro patch:
Mauka is Makalina
Waikiki, Koele patch for Leleiohoku;
Makai, Kauo
Ewa, Pehu's road.

3. 3 taro patches:
Mauka is Makalina
Waikiki, Leleiohoku
Makai, Kauo;
Ewa, Pehu's road.

Kaiawa had given all of these places to him (Kiheipua) during Kinau's time and he has continued to live there to the present time, no one objecting.

Naili, sworn, Our testimonies are similar.

[Award 1559; R.P. 135; Kaakopua Honolulu Kona; 3 ap.; .72 Acs]