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Claim Number: 02369
Claimant: Kalaikau
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Koolaupoko
Ahupuaa: Waimanalo
Ili: Kaualule, Mooiki, Kuapaakea
Statistics: 2158 characters 313 words
No. 2369, Kalaikau, December 27, 1847
N.R. 470-471v3

To the Land Commissioners, Greetings: I hereby state my claim for land, a small 'ili, Kaualule, under the kipapa /level terrace?/ of the Ahupua'a of Waimanalo, mauka of the boundary of the land. Mooiki is the second, Kuapaakea is the third. It is between the land adjoining Pukanui at the ko'ele lo'i. A small pond, Aala, is the fourth, and a kula; it is at the sea, adjoining the stream backwater of Puha. My residence is at Kaualule; my crops are there and at Mooiki.

My makuakane, Makaaialii, had this land claim from the time of Kamehameha I until November 28, 1837, when he died, and this land came to me in the time of ....

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.... uainana, Hoohikiia, Ua like no ko'u ike me Hikaalani i hai ae nei.

F.T. 181v11
No. 2369, Kalaikau, claimant

Hikalani, sworn says, I know the land of claimant. It is in the aina ili of Kaualule and is as follows:

No. 1. 24 lois & house lot
No. 2. 22 lois
No. 3. House lot.

Claimant's land is bounded:
Mauka by a pali
Kaneohe by land of Kahopuna
Makai by land of Nalii [Naili?]
Kona [Makapuu] by land of Keahonu.

Claimant has his land from his ancestors and has had it undisturbed to the present time.

Kanainana, sworn, says the above is true.

[No. 2369 not awarded]