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Claim Number: 03761
Claimant: Akoni & Kaniho
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Molokai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Kumueli
Ili: Muliwai, Puumaile, Puahala
Statistics: 3661 characters 511 words
No. 3761, Akoni & Kaniho
N.R. 41-42v7


I have a claim in an `ili in the Ahupua`a of Kumueli on the Island of Molokai - its name is Muliwai. Kawailoa, for Kapalu, is the name of the `ili on the east side, and Kapualei is the Ahupua`a on the west.

Awili, the former konohiki of Kekauonohi, gave this to me, and I have had the occupancy of it until the present with these konohikis /since Awili/.

The circumference of these taro lo`i is one hundred and eight fathoms and a yard. Here is the description.
H.M. 47 fathoms, three fathoms and a half.
L.K. Thirty seven fathoms
K.O. Seven fathoms
O.U. Seven fathoms
U.H. Seven fathoms = 108½ circumference*

We hereby request that if this claim is found valid it be awarded to us.
AKONI & KANIHO

/*Translator's note: tabulated for clarity. The initial are probably reference points on a diagram, whi ....

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.... & konohiki
Makai, konohiki
Kalamaula, kahawai

Apana 2.
Mauka, aina o konohiki
Kaluaaha, konohiki
Makai, konohiki
Kalamaula, konohiki

Ua loaa ia ia keia apana aina no Kaneho mai i ka wa o ko laua mane[sic:make] ana i ka M.H.1838. a ua noho oluolu oia a hiki i keia wa, aole mea keakea. O wau no ka Hope Konohiki o keia aina

Kekai, hoohikiia, O wau no ka Hope Konohiki o Puaahala. ua pono no kona kuleanapahale.


N.T. 136v6 [also page 57]
No. 3761, Akoni

Elia Kaumu, sworn, taro in the ili land of Puumaile in Kumueli.

Mauka and Manae by Newanui
Makai by Konohiki
Malalo by Paahao

Land given by Auili to Atoni's wife at the time of Kalaikoa.

Auili, sworn, indeed he had given this land to Kauiho who is Atoni's wife, no objections.

[Award 3761; R.P. 6061; Muliwai Kumueli Kona; 2 ap.; .62 Ac.]