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Claim Number: 02960
Claimant: Oleloa, Danee
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Kauai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Waimea, Makaweli
Ili: Kikiaola, Noni
Statistics: 3541 characters 533 words
No. [2960], Oleloa, Danee, Claimant, see 105 Aihui No. 9261D
F.T. 232-233v11supp.
[listed as 2960B]

Opunui, sworn, knows Claimant's lands.

These lands are the old possession of Kaumualii, Claimant's wife from her ancestors, from Kaeo, the old King. They fell to Kaumualii, who left them to his Sister Kaihinea & she to her daughter Kauukualii, who held them in peace till 1846. When Kauai fell to the windward chiefs in [the] time of Kaumualii these lands remained in quiet possession of Kauukualii's family & in the rebellion of 1824 were not disturbed, nor ever till 1846 when Kekuanaoa took possession of the Ahupuaa of Makaweli, but without consent of Kauakualii, & has held it ever since against his will. The reasons are, he asked her to give him Kekupua, an ili in Makaweli, which she refused, for which he took away Makaweli ....

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.... gave it to Kaumualii, from Kaumualii to his sister Kailinaoa, from Kailinaoa to her daughter, Kauukualii. The land has been with her during the time of Kamalahia to Kalaimoku and while her son of Kanai lived at Kahalaia. Ahukai had Makaweli until the rebellion of Kauai on 8 Aug. 1824. Kalaimoku bequested the land to Kinau, and Ahukai continued to live in Makaweli until 1840, under the same conditions he had received from his grandparents. At this time Kekuanaoa takes Makaweli ahupuaa; however, Ahukai lived there peacefully to 1846 and Kekuanaoa stirred again, but Kauukualii has remained unshaken to the present time. No disputes for section 2.

Apola Kailipaka, sworn, verifies Opunui's statement.

[Award 2960; R.P. 7605; Kikiaola Waimea Kona; 1 ap.; 4 Acs 1 rood 8 rods; See No. 2960B not awarded; See 6508 also not awarded; See 579 also not awarded]