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Claim Number: 04173
Claimant: Kekahuaina
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Molokai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Moakea
Ili: Halelena
Statistics: 3720 characters 592 words
No. 4173, Kekahuaina
N.R. 92-93v7

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I, Kahuaina, on the Island of Molokai, in the Ahupua'a of Moakea, have an 'ili in this Ahupua'a, named Halelena. It lies between some other 'ilis - Papio is mauka, a pali is on one side, Kalaipahoa is makai, 7 fathoms wide, a stream is on one side. Its length is 7 chains and its width is 7 fathoms.

This 'ili lies in the valley and is narrow and crooked; there is also a kula, 13 chains long by 10 chains wide. There is a mountain area far mauka, also, in this 'ili.

The ali'i from the time this land became mine has been Kekauonohi -- she gave it to Kaunakakai /who gave it/ to Laanui, that is how I occupied the land.

The konohikis were: Kaunakakai, /who gave it to/ Laanui, Kanakanui, and Kahuluaikaua, and Kekauonohi has been the ali'i of these konohikis. ....

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.... nd:
Mauka, a pali
Halawa, land of konohiki
Makai, land of Kaka and pali
Kaluaaha, land of Konohiki.

Apana 2, Kula land: Surrounded by the land of konohiki.

He received these apanas from his parents, from the time of Kamehameha I and he has had quiet possession until this time, without dispute.

Kaka, sworn, The foregoing testimony is true, the same as my knowledge of it.

N.T. 172v6 [also page 93]
4173, Kekahuaina

Kiekie and Laanui, sworn, Halelena ili land in Moakea.

Section 1:
Mauka by Luhio
Manae by Kaka
Makai by Malalo by Paele 1.

Section 2 - Pali and Pasture.
Mauka by Kale
Manae by pali
Makai by Kale
Malalo by pali.

Kekahuaina lived there in 1843, no objections, to him. 2 Poalimas are there.

[Award 4173; R.P. 4285; Moakea Kona; 2 ap.; 5.91 Acs]