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02903
Claim Number: 02903
Claimant: Kaula
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Waialua
Ahupuaa: Paalaa
Ili: Kapaaloa, Pohaku, Kaakaawaihae, Kaniakaula, Puloiki
Statistics: 3600 characters 584 words
No. 2903, Kaula, Waialua, December 30, 1847
N.R. 686v3


To the Land Commissioners: I, Kaula, have some kihapais at Paalaa Ahupua`a. There are four of them. The first is Pohaku, with three lo`i, which has been held by me from the time of the death of Kamehameha I.

2. Kaakaawaihae, a house lot, which has been occupied by me the same as that land of Pohaku.

3. Loaa. It is at Kapaaloa, with three lo`i. It was from Haupu.

4. Noi, at Kaniakaula, with five lo`i. Loaa has been mine for 15 years, and Noi has been mine for 11½ years. This land was from Pupae-ole. The boundaries of these lands: Pohaku: north, Maio's /land/, south, the kula of Opele, west, Ka-puni's /land/, east, the kula. Kaakaawaihae: north, the sea, south, the Road, east, the Spring, west, Kaupu's house lot. Loaa: north, Kaupu's /land/, south, Haupu&apo ....

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.... : Loaa, 2 lo`i. Haupu's lo`is come between the two lo`i.
Mauka, Koha's lo`is
Waianae, For Kawelo, some lo`i ko`ele
Makai, a kula of Maio
Koolaupoko, Halali's and Kaupu's [Haupu] lands.

Apana 4 is named Kaluha, 1 lo`i.
Mauka, mo`o of Kumupali
Waianae, Haupu's land
Makai, Halali's land
Koolaupoko, the `ili named Kalualepo.

Apana 5: Noi, 5 lo`i and a kula.
Mauka, konohiki lo`i for government;
Waianae, lo`i for konohiki
Makai, Kamakaula mo`o
Koolaupoko, watercourse.

Pohaku and Kaakuauwaihau were from the parents, to Kapuni. Loaa was from Haupu. Noi was from Pupaeaole. This land is undisputed.

Witness, sworn, His knowledge was the same as Kahiko's.

[Award 2903; R.P. 1491; Paalaa Waialua; 1 ap.; 4.16 Acs; Puloiki Paalaa Waialua; 1 ap.; .52 Ac.]