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Claim Number: 02927
Claimant: Koiniho
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Waialua
Ahupuaa: Kawailoa
Ili: Lahuimawaho, Anahulu, Noni
Statistics: 3435 characters 573 words
No. 2927, Koiniho, Waialua, January 5, 1848
N.R. 696-697v3

To the Land Commissioners: I, Koiniho, a native-born resident of Kawailoa, have a claim from ancient times, from Kamehameha.

The first is Lahuimoho. There are four mo`o with twenty-three lo`i surrounded by the land of Nauwahi, and the stream and the pali and Napunawai's land, and my pali wauke on the north of Kahuluhue's.

Second: Keae, a pali wauke, surrounded by pali.

Third: Pahui, Ukoa, one mo`o planted in gourd; bounded on the north by Kolikoli's, on the east by a stone wall, on the south by Makuaeu's, on the west by Napunawai's.

Fourth: Hiwa, one lo`i, surrounded by the lands of Nawahi ma and the pali.

Fifth: Pali wauke at Kahaolo, and Nuukauila, a sweet potato kula, within the kula of Wewehi.

Sixth: A kula which was formerly cultivated by us and at this time it is given over to our animals

Seventh: My house lot, surrounded by the Road and the coconut grove. There remains the award document to be had.
KOINIHO X, his mark


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L. Kuokoa, sworn, I know his apanas of land, four of them in the `ili of Lahuimawaho, in the Ahupua`a of Kawailoa, Waialua.

Apana 1. mo`o of Kailakea.
Apana 2. 5 lo`i at Noni.
Apana 3. House lot at Anahulu.
Apana 4. A right in the sweet potato lot.

Apana 1:
Mauka by Kaukai's mo`o, Kahu
Waianae by muliwai of Anahulu
Makai by mo`o of Kamalua
Koolaupoko by Pali of Waialua.

Apana 2:
Mauka, the lo`is of Olopana
Waianae, stream of Anahulu
Makai, mo`o of Kaihikapu
Koolaupoko, Pali.

Apana 3:
Mauka, Lot of Kamakea
Waianae, Muliwai of Anahulu
Makai, Koolaupoko, Stone wall.

Apana 4: Right in the sweet potato lot - there are 60 or more of them.

Apanas 1 and 2 were from his parents from the time of Kamehameha I, and are undisputed. Apana 3 was from Kahalau, in the time of Finau, and is undisputed. His claim in the Apana 4 is like that of Kolikoli.

Nauahi, sworn, My knowledge of it is the same as that of Kuokoa.

[Award 2927; R.P. 1465; Kawailoa Waialua; 6 ap.; 7.14 Acs]