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Claim Number: 03584
Claimant: Kaanaana
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Kauai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Koloa, Hikina; Hulaia
Ili: Kikiaola, Maulili, Kaauwaeluna, Keaku
Statistics: 4321 characters 710 words
No. 3584, Kaanaana, Koloa, Kauai, January 13, 1848
N.R. 60-61v9


The Land Commissioners, greetings: I, Kaanaana, a Hawaiian subject living at Koloa in the `ili of Kikiaola on the island of Kauai, hereby state my claim for land; however it is not all situated alike. Some is in another place, and some is at Hulaia. The boundaries of Kikiaola are: the land of Kekanio and Kalapapohaku and the ascent of Mahaulepu are on the north, Kamaemae and Palaalaea and Pohakuomakalii are on the south, a kula as far as the wall in the lee of the lot, is on the west. Those are the boundaries of my claim.

In another place are three lo`i. One lo`i I bought in an auction from the school superintendent. Also, there is my house lot, bounded on the north and east by a wall, on the west by a stream and the lot of Kanehoa. I received these from Koakanu, until this time of Kanoa, when I hold them under Kanoa. That ends these claims.

Also, at Hulaia is an `ili, Kuia, held under Kauukualii. Those are my claims. The boundaries of Kuia are: Paohia on ....

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.... aro, Maulili(?)
Hanapepe by house lot of Kanehoa and Kahau.

Section 2
Mauka by loi of Moku
Puna by loi of Kiaimoku
Makai by auwai (ditch), Awaluna
Hanapepe by loi of Naipu.

Section 3
Mauka by loi of Kahukina
Puna by Catholic church
Makai by Alekenio's house
Hanapepe by loi of Kahukina.

Section 4
Mauka by Hale Hinahina, an ili in Lopohaku
Puna by Ahupuaa of Weliweli
Makai by ili of Kapalaalaea
Hanapepe by ili of Kapalakea.

He received section 1 from Kaikioewa about 1839.

Section 2 was from his friend Moo in 1847.

Section 3 was bought from the superintendent of schools for $60.00 and John Young brought it down twenty dollars.

Section 4 came from Koakanu after the war. No one has objected.

Kenoi, sworn, Jeremia Kihepono's testimony is true.

[Award 3584; R.P. 3868; Maulili Koloa Kona; 1 ap.; 2 Acs 3 roods 5 rod; Kaauwaeluna Koloa Kona; 1 ap. 1 rood; Kealeu Koloa Kona; 1 ap.; 2 roods 22 rods]