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Claim Number: 03237*H
Claimant: Hewahewa
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Hawaii
District: Kohala,North, Kona,North
Ahupuaa: Mahukona,
Statistics: 3571 characters 525 words
No. 3237*H, Hewahewa, Wailuku, December 30, 1847
N.R. 48-49v6

To the Land Commissioners: Here is my claim in the 'Ilis of Kepuakeeo and Peapea. The boundaries at Kepuakeeo are: north, the lo'is of Napaina, east, the road going to Waihee, south, the land of Waikani nui, west, a water course. Six lo'i are in another place in the 'Ili. These were given by Kailihiwa.

The boundaries of Peapea; north, a lot of Hapakau, east, Lupeloi, south, an "acre," west, the lot of Kaauwai. This was given by Kuihelani in 1847.
That is my claim at Wailuku on the Island of Maui.

Here is my claim on the Island of Hawaii: An Ahupua'a, Mahukona, and Kalaoa in Kona, Hawaii - those are the ancient claims from my makuas. Kamehameha I gave them in 1782. /Also/ Alakahi in Hilo, Hawaii and Haleohiu in Kekaha, Hawaii.

On the island of Maui, /I claim/ Kalepolepo. On the island of Oahu, /I have/ a kupono, Kaluapulu, in Kalihi. The Ahupua'a of Makaua in Koolau Loa was given me by Kamehameha II. The kupono of Papaa in Ewa was given by Kamehameha III to me. My makuas have lived continuously under Kamehameha I and Kamehameha II and Kam ....

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.... taro land in the ‘Ili of Kepuhakeeo, Wailuku, three parcels. Parcel 1, one taro lo'i, Parcel 2, one taro lo'i, Parcel 3, taro pauku. His land was from Kailihiwa in 1837. No opposition. Hewahewa died in 1848. Nawelu, his wahine, was his heir to these lands. Keaka is the kaikuahine of H. Hewahewa.

[No.] 1 is bounded:
Mauka by the land of Naea
Waihee by the land of Kuapuu
Makai by the land of Kekuapahipahi
Maalaea by lo'i pa`ahao.

[No.] 2 is bounded:
Mauka by Kuapuu
Waihee by the same [Kuapuu]
Makai by the land of Naea
Maalaea by land of Opunui.

[No.] 3 is bounded:
Mauka by the 'Ili of Kaluaoopu
Waihee by the 'Ili of Holu
Makai by the land of the Mo'i
Maalaea by the land of Lonohiwa.

N.T. 249v10
No. 3237, Hewahewa

H. Hewahewa's land (2) as listed in the Mahele Registry.
Kaluapulu ili for Kalihi, Kona, Oahu.
Kaonoulu ahupuaa, Kula, Maui.
(signature) A.G. Thruston, Clerk
Interior Dept.
6 August 1853

[No. 3237 awarded only on Maui; R.P. 7447; Kaonoulu Kula; 1 ap. 5715 Acs; R.P. 6888; Kapuakaeo Wailuku; 1 ap.; 4.67 Acs]