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No. 5235, Kaapuiki, Honolulu, January 31, 1848
To the President of the Land Commissioners and the other four Commissioners whom the Mo'i has appointed to investigate land titles in the Hawaiian Islands: I hereby state, since I was directed by the Minister of Finance of the Government to tell of my lands from the Mo'i and enter the two claims from the Minister. The names of my lands from the Mo'i are Kamooakua, an 'Ili of Honolulu, and Kaunala, an Ahupua'a, Koolauloa. Those are my lands which were from the Mo'i, my Haku /landlord/, given me by the Minister on the 31st day ....
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.... r a very long time now. I have known Kaunala to be an ahupuaa; I have also known its boundaries.
Kahuku, Waialee, the king's land and also Pahipahialua's land;
Mauka, Kawailoa and Waimea
The King had given him his land before the death of Kaahumanu I and he has lived there to the time of the Mahele in 1848, then he acquired the land permanently.
Kauia, sworn, We have known alike.
[Award 5235; R.P. 5689 & 7376; Kamooakua Honolulu Kona; 1 ap.; 11.5 Acs; R.P. 5689; Kaunala Koolauloa; 1 ap.; 1384 Acs; Kewalo Honolulu Kona; 2 ap.; 11.5 Acs]