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No. 3176*O, G. Kailaa, Honolulu, December 15, 1847
Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I hereby state my claims for land: First. A land at Kewalo in Honolulu which I got in the time of Kaahumanu II. It was given to me by Ihu and I have occupied it from that time in peace, with no objections. This place has been surveyed and the diagram follows:
The survey begins on the corner adjoining the land of Kahaaui, and the land of Puha, the first side running
North 64°, East 1 chain 35 feet to the ko'ele of Pehu, then turning and running on the bank of this lo'i
North 32°, West 31 8/12 feet, turning
North 35°, East 41 4/12 feet to the land of Kaka, then turning and running along that land
North 56°, West 21 feet, turning
South 54°, West 8 feet, turning
North 55°, West 59 5/12 feet to the land of Wahinemake then turning and running along that land
South 36°, West 29 8/12 feet to the land of Puha then turning and running along that land
South 14°, East 22 5/12 feet, turning
South 37°, West 36 4/12 feet, turning
North 39° 30' West 45 6/12 feet to the ko'ele of Piikoi, then turning and running along this lo'i
South 21° West 31/?/ feet to the land of Puha, then turning again
to place of beginning
South 49° East 1 /chain?/ 29 feet
Here is the area of this land, 427 fathoms, 10 feet (square)
Surveyed by George Richardson, December 4, 1847
Second: A land, also, at Kewalo, which was given me by Ihu in the time when Kaahumanu II was living, as the former land was acquired. I have held this land in peace ....
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.... ed coconut trees, the children have them now, no one has disputed the government has retaken the land since the great Mahele, except for the coconut grove. They are for Kamakee.
Kaahumanu, sworn, as a child, I had seen Ihu himself and his men plant those coconut trees at the time of Liholiho to the present time, no disputes. Cont. page 161.
No. 10605, Johan Piikoi (from page 21)
Na Paa ahupuaa, Kona, Hawaii
Pualoalo ili of Honolulu, Kona, Oah.
Kaluaoopu ili for Waiau, Ewa, Oahu.
Mikiola ili for Kaneohe, Koolaupoko, Oahu.
Kainehe ahupuaa, Lahaina, Maui.
This distribution is good, the lands listed above are for Jonah Piikoi, he has been permitted to present his claims before the land officers.
(signature) Kamehameha, Seal
This Palace, 28 January 1848
This is a true copy from the Mahele Book
A.G. Thruston, Secretary K.K. Interior Minister Office, 31 March 1852
No. 10605, Kamakee Piikoi
Kewalo ili for Honolulu, Kona, Oahu.
Keopuka ili for Kaneohe, Koolaupoko, Oahu.
This distribution has been approved, it is good. The lands listed above are for Kamakee Piikoi and has been permitted to present this before the land officers.
(signature) Kamehameha II, Seal
This Palace, 28 January 1848
See page 328, True copy from the Mahele Book
A.G. Thruston, Secretary K.K. Interior Minister Office, 31 November 1852
[Award 3176; R.P. 1739; Punchbowl St. Honolulu Kona; 1 ap.; 1.17 Acs; See Award 10605; R.P. 8400 for Maui and Kaneohe Oahu awards]