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Claim Number: 00196
Claimant: Akahi
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Richards St.
Statistics: 2929 characters 501 words
No. 196, Akahi, claimant
F.R. 133v1

1 document copied in Native Register, page 160

N.R. 160v1
No. 196, Akahi

To the Land Commissioners, greetings: I am hereby telling you of my kuleana, which I have at Honolulu, where I live at this time. If you wish to question me concerning my claim to this place, it would be well to direct me to come and explain, and at that time the size of the kuleana will be given and the witnesses will testify.
I am, with thanks.
Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, Sept. 1/46

F.T. 108v2
Claim 196, Akahi, December 27 [1847]

Opuanui, sworn, I have known claimant to live on this lan ....

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.... are four houses in there and a well. One house is for me, the other for Lelepa, another for Kailipakalua and still one other is for Umi and our claim is in the dwellings."

Z. Kaauwai, sworn by the Word of God and stated, "I have seen this place just as Opunui has stated here for all things pertaining to this claim. That was the length of the time and his guardians had lived there before 1823. They had given him that place and he had built a house and lived there in peace; however, there were others there who were house dwellers under Akahi. There were several houses and a well just as the first witness has related."

[Award 196; R.P. 3609; Richards St. Honolulu Kona; 1 ap.; 1.04 Acs]