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No. 4574, Manuwai, Isaia
Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I have a kihapai in the Ahupua`a of Moanui, Island of Molokai. The name is Kepani. Its length is 115 fathoms, its width is 100 fathoms. One side is 200 fathoms. See the diagram in the original letter. The land has been held from the time when Kamehameha I was alive, from the kapunas to my sisters and my makuas, and now it is held by me.
The witnesses: Kama, Kauhi, Kakauai, Kailio; These people are mature, old, gray-haired.
These are the konohikis I know of: Kapali, Kalokukumea, Luukia, Pihana, Wahie, Kuke, Laahili. These are Moanui konohiki.
My occupation of the land has been continuous.
Farewell to you all,
MANUWAI ISAI ....
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.... />Makai by Ihupuu
Malalo by pali.
Isaia lived at the time of Liholiho, no one objected, 5 poalimas are there.
No. 4574, J. [I.] Manuai
Waimoe, sworn, he has seen claimant's land in Kepani of Moanui.
Section 1 - Taro.
Mauka by Kuhio's land
Halawa by stream
Makai by Kauhanui's land
Kaluaaha by pali.
Section 2 - Pastsure.
Bounded by Aupuni's land except for Kuhio's land on the makai side.
Land received at the time of Kamehameha I. No objections to the present time.
Penopeno, sworn, both have known in the same way.
[Award 4574; R.P. 7388; Kepani Moanui Kona; 2 ap.; 3.78 Acs]