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Claim Number: 03174
Claimant: Kahikauila, P.
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Kewalo
Statistics: 2678 characters 420 words
No. 3174, P. Kahikauila, Honolulu, December 25, 1847
N.R. 103-105v4

To the Honorable Land Commissioners, Greetings: I hereby state my claims for land at Kewalo in Honolulu. These claims are a house site and two ponds. I got these places from Kekahupuu in the time when Kaahumanu I was living and I have occupied them in peace with no objections from anyone. This place was surveyed and the diagram follows. That is my claim to your honors.
I am, with thanks,


Diagram of the house lot. This place is surrounded by the ponds of Piikoi. The survey begins on the west corner, the first side running
North 75° 15' East 3 chains 20 5/10 feet, turning
North 26° West 21 feet, turning
South 77° West 3 chains 27 4/12 feet, turning again to the place of beginning.
South 38° East 26 5/10 feet
Containing 147 fathoms, 3 f ....

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.... t the north cor-ner and the first side runs
South 26° East 1 chain along the pond of Kaapawale, turning
North 64° 30' East 1 chain 29 8/12 feet to the pond of Piikoi, then turning and running between that pond and this
North 15° West 1 chain 56 feet turning to place of beginning
South 71° East 1 chain 53 6/12 feet
Containing an area of 378 fathoms, 14 feet (square)
Surveyed by G. Richardson by the wish of P. Kahikauila

N.T. 378v10
31 August 1854

No. 3165, 3172, 3174 Kaihekauwila
No. 3166, Kamai
No. 3170, Kuaaka

Haole, sworn, I have seen all of these people as mentioned above and the places for which they had claims. They have all died and their lands were turned over to the konohiki, Kamakee before the day he died. They have no heirs, but Kamakee is their niece by ancestry.

[No. 3174 not awarded]