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05361
Claim Number: 05361
Claimant: Nawaiki
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Maui
District: Hamakualoa
Ahupuaa: Papaaea, Makaiwa, Hanawana
Ili:
Statistics: 2625 characters 438 words
No. 5361, Nawaiki, Hamakua Loa, Maui
N.R. 276-277v6


Hear ye, ye Land Commissioners: I, Nawaiki, hereby state my claim. There are two ahupua`a, Makaiwa is one and Paapaaea is one, in which I am thinking of making a claim. I received the claim from Kaiho, who died, bequeathing to Kaukuna, who died, bequeathing to Kekauonohi, and I am /now/l under her. That is my claim to you for your consideration. The witnesses are Kaikala and Hulu.

Furthermore, I have a house lot a Hanawana. The witnesses are Luli and Kanui.

Furthermore, there are some kihapais at Hanawana -- one lo`i, one dry valley, also dry land taro. ....

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.... >N.T. 329v10
No. 5361 & 5494, Nawaiki

COPIED

Kahaule, sworn, I know the land of claimant in Papaea which he held in his own right. It consists of two pieces.

No. 1 is a house lot in the ahupuaa of Papaea.
No. 2 is a taro lot.

Claimant became konohiki (luna) of Papaea about the year 1836 and occupied these two pieces but for the remainder he only acted as luna under Kahekili, who was real owner of the whole ahupuaa.

The two places above named which I pointed out to Mr. Gower and which he surveyed are the true claim.

[Award 5361; Papaaea Hamakualoa; 2 ap.; 2.04 Acs]