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Claim Number: 02310
Claimant: Hoonaulu
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Koolaupoko
Ahupuaa: Kaneohe
Ili: Waikapoki nui
Statistics: 3601 characters 609 words
No. 2310, Hoonaulu
N.R. 444v3


To the Land Commissioners, Greetings: /I have held my land/ from Kamehameha III to this day on which I petition for my 7 lo'i in the 'ili of Hawaiikapoki in Kaneohe, Division 6, Island of Oahu. The lo'is are all gathered together in one place and are next to those of Alapai, Keahuala and Makaulaula. There is also a small kula.
I am, with aloha,
HOONAULU X
Kaneohe, December 25, 1847


F.T. 75-76v11
No. 2310 Hoonaulu, Kaneohe Mar. 13 1850

Puhi, Hoohikiia, Ua ike au i kona aina ma Waikapoki, Kaneohe, Koolaupoko

Apana 1. Elima loikalo
Apana 2. 1 loikalo
Apana 3. 1 loikalo

Apana 1.
Mauka, kahawai o Wailele
Koolauloa, ko Kumuhonua aina
Makai, ko Opu aina
Kailua, he Kahawai o Wailele

Apana 2.
Mauka, ko Opu aina
Koolauloa, ko Kahuaia aina
Makai, loi p ....

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.... the Wailele river.

The claimant received these lands from Alapai, the konohiki of Waikapoki nui about 1845, and he has possessed them in peace, going to the poalima, until within this last year, when Alapai took away No. 3. Alapai took it away because he wished to, I know of no other reason. He might have taken away the remaining six lois as well as this one.

Wahaulaula, sworn, says I am a resident of Kaneohe and one of the hoaainas of Waikapoki. I know the kalo patch in dispute between Hoonaulu and Alapai. It was given to him by Alapai about 3 or 4 years since and he held it in peace until this year, when Alapai took it away. Why he did so, I know not, as the man went to his poalima and paid all the taxes.

(The claimant said Alapai reserved the right to run his fish in the large loi in dispute, between the hills of kalo.)

[No. 2310 not awarded]