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Claim Number: 03224
Claimant: Opunui
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Maui
District: Wailuku, Kula
Ahupuaa: Waikapu, Waiohuli
Ili: Kaalaea, Kapala, Kaloaloa, Punia, Waiakue, Honuakaua
Statistics: 4062 characters 689 words
No. 3224, Opunui
N.R. 45v6


To the Land Commissioners, Greetings: There are some lo`i claims which however jump in various places. At Loaloa are 16 lo`i, at Kaalaea are 7 lo`i, at Kaopala are 14 lo`i, at Punia is 1 lo`i. They are in Waikapu, Maui. I received them from the konohiki in the first months of 1839.
OPUNUI
Waikapu, December 24, 1847


F.T. 475-476v7
Cl. 3224, Opunui

Hakili, sworn, I know the lands of the claimant. They consist of 6 pieces in Waikapu and one in Kula.

No. 1 is 7 lois in the ili of Kaalaea.
No. 2 is a section of lois in Kaopala.
No. 3 is a section of lois in Kaloaloa.
No. 4 is one loi in the ili of Pania.
No. 5 is a kula in the ili of Kaloaloa.
No. 6 is House lot in the ili of Kaopala.
No. 7 is Potato ground in Kula.

Nos 2, 3, 5 & 6 he received from Kaai in 1842, and he from his father in ancient times. Nos 4 & 1 from Naiea in 1835, and Napuupahoehoe in 184 ....

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.... br />Mauka by `Ili of Punia
Waihee by Kamakaipooa
Kula by Kale aopa /Charles Copp/
Maalaea by the land of Kaai.

[No.] 3 is bounded:
Mauka, Waihee and Kula by Waikapu stream
Maalaea by the Pali of Waikapu.

[No.] 4. is surrounded: by the land of Naanaa.

5. /Translator's note: No. 5 is omitted in this Native Testimony. The Foreign Testimony, V.7, p.475 states:

No. 5 is bounded:
Mauka by the `Ili of Keana
Waihee by the `Ili of Waihalulu
Kula by the `Ili of [left blank]
Maalaea by [left blank].

[No.] 6. is bounded:
Mauka by my land
Waihee by Kalahoouka
Kula by Kaai
Maalaea by Kale aopa /Charles Copp/.

[No.] 7. is bounded:
Mauka by Emilia
Honuaula by Konohiki
Makai by Puupahoehoe
Maalaea by Kamai.

[Award 3224; R.P. 4115; Kaalea Waikapu; 1 ap.; .32 Ac.; Kaopala Waikapu; 6 ap.; 1.66 Acs; LoaloaWaikapu; 1 ap.; .27 Ac. (Ap. 6 TMK 6-3-04)]