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Claim Number: 05612
Claimant: Kaha
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Kauai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Waimea
Ili: Halepua
Statistics: 2014 characters 343 words
No. 5612, Kaha, Waimea, Kauai, January 15, 1848
N.R. 159v9

Hear ye, ye Land Commissioners: Living on the island of Kauai at Waimea, I hereby state my claims for some lo`is and a kula and a watercourse, named Halepua. /It has been held/ from the time of Kaikioewa, and when he died, I still had this claim, and Emelia was the chief of Waimea.

I hereby tell you of the chains, however I do not understand how to survey properly. On the north, 7 chains 5 fathoms, on the e ....

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Iona Kamoopohaku, sworn, he has seen this land.

Section 1 - 2 lois adjoining a pasture in Halepua ili of Waimea ahupuaa.
Mauka by Mopua loi
Hanapepe by Waimea River
Makai by Poka's loi
Mana by Koolau's loi.

Land from Kaikioewa during Kaahumanu's time, no objections.

Maalo, sworn, Iona's statements are correct, right and true.

[Award 5612; Halepua Waimea Kona; 1 ap.; 2 roods 2 rods]