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Claim Number: 04258
Claimant: Kaiawa
Other claimant:R.C. Wyllie opposes
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Kawananakoa
Statistics: 2636 characters 391 words
No. 4258, Kaiawa, Honolulu, Oahu, January 18, 1848
N.R. 229-230v4


To the Land Commissioners, Greetings: I hereby state my claim for land in Kapana in Honolulu. This land was from my makuakane. It was completely planted in sugarcane when my makuakane got it, and he died in the year 1845. This land was bequeathed to me. From that time there have been no objections.
KAIAWA X, his mark

This place has been surveyed. Here is the diagram:

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This place is bounded as follows: On the north is the watercourse and on the east is the land of Kalino and Paakahi, on the south is a stream, on the west is the fence of ....

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Lekia, sworn, I have seen this claim in Kawananakoa, Honolulu of several taro patches and a pasture for potato planting, which have not been cultivated.

Mauka, R.C. Wyllie's land
Waikiki, Nuuanu Stream
Makai, Paakahi's land
Ewa, M. Kekwanaoa's land.

Land from his father, Kaiawa in1840 as a bequest, Kaiawa, Sr. had received it from Kaniua long before the death of Kinau. Kaiawa deserted the land early this year of 1854, and is with Hopkins in Koolau. The land is overrun with weeds and because of the opposition by R.C. Wyllie, the land has not been cultivated to this day.

[No. 4258 not awarded]