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Claim Number: 04239B
Claimant: Kanaina
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Hawaii
District: Hilo
Ahupuaa: Kukuau
Statistics: 1403 characters 244 words
No. 4239B, Kanaina (This is a different man from the claimant of the same name in 7575, 7579)
F.T. 83-84v5

Puaa, sworn says, I am a kamaaina of Hilo, and live on Ponahawai adjoining Kukuau. I know the claim of Kanaina in Kukuau. He received it from Kanuha before Captain Wilkes came here, before 1840, and he has held it in peac ....

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Kamahana, sworn says, I am the konohiki of Kukuau under George Davis and know Kanaina's claim there. He received it from Kanuha as already testified by Puaa. The boundaries given by Puaa are correct. Claimant's title is beyond dispute.

[Award 4239B; R.P. 4456; Kukuau Hilo; 1 ap.; 4.29 Acs; Kukuau Hilo; 1 ap. 2.9 Acs]