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Claim Number: 06531
Claimant: Hulimai
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Kauai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Waimea (Milolii)
Ili: Kapele, Nania
Statistics: 1924 characters 316 words
No. 6531, Hulimai, Waimea, Kauai, January 22, 1848
N.R. 200v9

To the Land Commissioners: I hereby state my lo`i claim on the island of Kauai, in the Ahupua`a of Waimea. I received it from Emelia and occupy it at this time. The diagram is below:


That is the circumference in fathoms.

F.T. 242v11supp.
No. 6531, Huliwai, Claimant

Iona Kamoopehaku, sworn, knows Claimant's lands. They are No. 1 an ili "Kapele" in Ahupuaa of Milolii; No. 2 a mooaina in ili of Nania.

No. 1 is bounded:

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.... Konohiki as a koele. But the former Konohiki tells me that it is not properly a koele, that he took it & planted it as a koele once or twice, but it was not originally so, & has never been used as such since. It has certainly never been used as such since it came in possession of Hulimai & for years previous. I suppose you will find the evidence which I took down. If so, then the title of Hulimai is good.

N.T. 126v11
No. 6531 /PAGES 125 and 126 unreadable, even from the original/

[Award 6531; R.P. 7830; Kapele Milolii Waimea Kona; 1 ap.; 3 roods 30 rods; Nania Waimea Kona; 1 ap.; 2 Ac 6 rods]