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Claim Number: 05610
Claimant: Kalama
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Maui
District: Kaanapali
Ahupuaa: Honokohau
Ili: Elekini, Kaulanakoloa, Kiula, Kumukea
Statistics: 3503 characters 530 words
No. 5610, Kalama, Honokohau, 27 January 1848
N.R. 320-321v6


In accordance with the call of the land commissioners in the Alele, to hasten in placing our claims before the 14th day of February: Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I hereby state my claim for land in the `ili of Kaulanakaloa. There are 15 lo`i, 3 clumps of bamboo, 1 clump of lauhala, also some clumps of olona on various banks of the stream. Those are my rightful claims in this `Ili. There are some places suitable for planting other things. In a dry place also, there are 14 /claims/. Furthermore, in the `Ili of Elekini I have a claim for land. I will explain its boundaries and its cultivation.

On the north is the stream, on the east is Keauhou, on the south is Iole, on the west is Punalau. A portion of this `Ili is a shore fishery which runs to the fishery of Punalau on the west, and on the east it meets the sea of Keauhou. These are my claims on this `ili land.

I have a claim on this `Ili of Elekini. Furthermore there is a house site fence which keeps the pigs from the land. I have one house, and in the `Ili of Keauhou is 1 house lot, 16 fathoms long by ....

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Lahaina by the pali & creek
Makai by the creek
Kahakuloa by the pali.


N.T. 160v5
No. 5610, Kalama

Liwale, sworn, He has seen 3 land sections and house lot in the ili lands of Honokohau ahupuaa. Land had been from Kaahanui at the time of Kamehameha I, now it is from Kalama's father, no objection.

Section 1 - House lot at Elekini.
Mauka by prison pasture
Lahaina by pali
Makai by Government road
Kahakuloa by Kaiki

Section 2 - Taro land at Elekini
Mauka by S. Hanemo's land
Lahaina by pali
Makai by Prison patch
Kahakuloa by Nahuina's land
1 Poalima is in the section.

Section 3 - Taro land - Kunukea ili.
Mauka by Lapauli's land
Lahaina by Lapauli and Kaiui's land
Makai by Kamakaluku
Kahakuloa by stream.

Section 4 - Taro land at Kaulanakoloa ili.
Mauka by Kailimelemele
Lahaina by pali, stream
Makai by stream
Kahakuloa by Honokohau Pali.

[Award 5610; R.P. 4200; Elekini Honokohau Kaanapali; 2 ap.; 1.2 Acs; Kaulanakoloa Honokohau Kaanapali; 1 ap.; 2.4 Acs; Kiula Honokohau Kaanapali; 1 ap.; .39 Ac.]