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Claim Number: 05834
Claimant: Kaweawea
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Maui
District: Lahaina
Ahupuaa: Puako, Polapola, Olowalu
Ili: Honokawaikukui
Statistics: 1731 characters 278 words
No. 5834, Kaweawe, Lahaina, 28 January 1848
N.R. 334v6

I, H. Kaweawea, hereby state my claim in Lahaina on Maui, for two houselots and one lo`i at Polapola. The occupancy of one house lot was from Keopuolani. This lot is at Hoolili, on the south is Hoolulu's land, on the north is Laahili's lot, on the east is Kaleleiki's lot. My lo`i is at Polapola, that is my claim.

I have another claim at Olowalu, a land named Honokawaikukui. I have 22 lo`i there and the mo`os of potatoes, gourd, and six house site mo`o. There are also two dry lo`i. ....

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.... this land from Kaona in Hoapili's time and held it in peace to his death, excepting a claim set up to it a year or two ago by Kekauonohi. She wished to buy it or exchange it for a place uka.

I know his house lot mauka in Puako Bounded:
Mauka by Kalua's lot and Olowalu side
Makai and Kaanapali by yard of Kaleleiki
It has a fence which is its true boundary.

Claimant had this lot from Kekauonohi in part, and from Kalaikoa's wife, Kaleohemahema in part in 1837. And he held it in peace until his death.

[No. 5834 not awarded]