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Claim Number: 03355
Claimant: Nuuhiwa
Other claimant:Kane, his wife
Other name:
Island: Kauai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Paa
Ili: Kaloko, Pulu
Statistics: 2684 characters 451 words
No. 3355, Nuuhiwa, Koloa, Kauai, January 14, 1848
N.R. 38v9

The Land Commissioners, greetings: I, Nuuhiwa, a Hawaiian subject living at Paa on the island of Kauai, hereby state to you my claim for land as follows: 6 lo'i, 3 plantings of offshoot taro, and 4 kuakua pa'akai* That is my claim.

*No data [small salt place?]

F.T. 102v13
No. 3355, Nuuhiwa, His Heirs, Claimants

Kaalae, sworn, says, I know the land of Claimant. It lies in Paa & in the ili Kaloko and consists of two pieces as follows.

No. 1 is four lois and a pahupahuai.
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.... Melemele
Makai by S. Melemele's salt bed
Kona by Kaiawa's pasture.
Land from his Konohiki, Wahapuu under Piikoi during the time Kekauonohi was governor, but the Konohiki had objected.

He (Nuuhiwa) died during the epidemic and Kane, his wife, had custody of the land, but the Konohiki Kaninaualii wanted to take two lois for a foreigner because she (Kane) did not do Konohiki labor; however; a witness did say that some of Kane's helpers did go to work.

Hama, sworn, he has seen the land and has heard Kaalae's testimony, it is true.

[Award 3355; R.P. 5156; Hihinui Koloa Kona; 1 ap.; 1.5 Acs 28 rods]