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Claim Number: 06365
Claimant: Kahuna
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Molokai
District: Koolau
Ahupuaa: Pelekunu
Ili: Honokaupu,
Statistics: 1818 characters 263 words
No. 6365, Kahuna
N.R. 187v7

Hear ye, ye Land Commissioners: I have a claim in an `ili in the Ahupua`a of Pelekunu on the Island of Molokai. Its name is Eweweai, and it is bounded on one side by a pali, on another side by the sea, on another side by a stream, and on another side by a mountain. It is 101 fathoms long by 32 fathoms wide.

This is taro land and a portion of kula, and a mountain area. It has been occupied from the time of Kamehameha I. The former konohiki, Kulaahilo, gave it to my makuas. They are all dead and I inherited the land. The present konohiki is Kapuai. ....

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.... sides by the konohiki's land.

Claimant inherited this land from his parents, who possessed it in the time of Kamehameha I. claimant has always held it without dispute. The konohiki has seven kalo patches in this land..

Kapihi, sworn, Is konohiki of this land and confirms in full the testimony of the former witness.

N.T. 196v6 [also page 117]
No. 6365, Kahuna

[It is bounded]:
Mauka by Konohiki
Manae by pali
Makai by sea
Malalo by pali.

Year 1819, 4 poalimas.

[Award 6365; R.P. 2435; Honokaupu Pelekunu Koolau; 1 ap.; 4.22 Acs]