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Claim Number: 04552
Claimant: Aumai
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Maui
District: Kaanapali
Ahupuaa: Kaanapali
Statistics: 4175 characters 689 words
No. 4552, Aumai
N.R. 180v6

To the Land Commissioners, Greetings: I hereby state my claim of occupancy from ancient times.

Here is this claim. In the time of Kamehameha I, Namahana lived at Honokawai and gave the 'Ili of Moomuku to me, at the time when she received it from her kane. I occupied it and when Namahana died, my 'Ili went to Hauna, but he/she was my foster child, I was the landlord. When Hauna died it went to Hoapili wahine and I dwelt under her and on her death it went to Kuakini, who gave it to David Malo, and I dwelt under him. Kuakini died, and I am living under David Malo. My right continued under all the lords, and /from the/ hakuones of the land I received my sustenance and benefits and so I live until this day.

Here is another claim I have, 28 lo'i, and in various places elsewhere in the one Ahupua`a, a total of 58. This does not pertain to the hakuones. I also have a kula in that land which is named Mokuhau and I also have another kula which I made into ....

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.... ctions and the boundaries are:

Section 1 - Taro at Moomuku.
Mauka by Poalima
Lahaina by stream
Makai by Aki
Kahakuloa by Pali.

Section 2 - Taro at Moomuku.
Mauka by Makalele
Lahaina by Kauwealoha
Makai by Kalua's land
Kahakuloa by Moomuku pali.

Section 3 - Pasture.
All J. Kalaikini's boundaries.

Section 4 - Pasture and house lot.
Mauka and Lahaina by Puulena ili
Makai by Ocean
Kahakuloa by Makahika ili.

Section 5 - House lot, Government lot.
Mauka by Puulena ili
Lahaina, Makai, and Kahakuloa by Makahiku ili.

Section 6 - Taro and pasture at Naunaunahawele.
Mauka, Lahaina Makai by J. Kalaikini's land
Kahakuloa by Naunaumahawele pali.

Aumai died in 1848, his son Kahaleola is his heir.

[Award 4552; R.P. 636 & 4565; Honokowai Kaanapali; 2 ap.; 4.24 Acs; Moomuku Honokowai Kaanapali; 3 ap.; 6.43 Acs; Naunaunawele Honokowai Kaanapali; 1 ap.; .53 Ac.]