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Claim Number: 05341
Claimant: Pohihi
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Kauai
District: Puna
Ahupuaa: Kipu
Ili: Kipukai
Statistics: 1968 characters 285 words
No. 5341, Pohihi, Kipu, Kauai, January 12, 1848
N.R. 144v9

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I, Pohihi, am a tenant under Puahiki, the Konohiki at Kipu; however Kapena is over him. My claim is for two loko /lo`i, and a kula planting of wauke, sweet potato and noni. All the people share equally in this one kula at the seashore. There is also the house site.

F.T. 111-112v13
No. 5341, Pohihi, Claimant

Kapuni, Konohiki of Kipu, sworn, says I know the land of Claimant. It lies makai of Kipu, in the ili of Kipukai. It consists of a fish pond, and a salt pond, also kula, where he has onions &a ....

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.... , he has seen Pohihi's land at Kipu in the ili of Kipu of three land sections.

Section 1 -
Mauka by pasture
Koolau by sand
Makai by pali and sand
Kona by pasture.

Section 2 - Pohihi's pasture.
Mauka by sand
Koolau by sea
Makai by sea
Kona by sea.

Section 3 -
Mauka by Konohiki pasture
Koolau by Konohiki pasture
Makai by beach
Kona by stone wall.

The husband received his land from his wife and she received her land from him.

Lapahilikona, sworn, he has seen his land and has heard the testimony, it is true.

[Award 5341; R.P. 3784; Pohakua 2 ap. 1 Ac 2 rods]