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Claim Number: 06573
Claimant: Kalawaia
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Molokai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Kupeke
Ili: Pooolopana
Statistics: 2985 characters 468 words
No. 6573, Kalawaia
N.R. 205-206v7

To the Land Commissioners, Greetings: I have a claim in the Ahupua`a of Kupeke by on the Island of Molokai. The name of my `ili is Pooolapana. It is 144 /fathoms?/ long by 10 wide. The `ili to eastward is Poooakea, for Keluhoea, and Waioku, for Mahoe, is the `ili on the down wind side. I have cultivated this `ili and I go to the po`alima labor days at this time. I have occupied it for 5 years. There are some witnesses for this `ili.

For this reason, this place should be mine, if you consent. It was formerly for my makua, and afterwards it was for me, his son, named Kalawaia.

F.T. 26v6
6573, Kalawaia

Pahee testified t ....

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.... and in the 'Ili of "Pooolopana," Kupeke. There are 3 apana.

Apana 1: Taro.
Mauka, Government Road
Waialua, land of Keliihoea
Makai, a pond.
Kaluaaha, Konohiki's land.

Apana 2: Kula.
Mauka, a pali
Waialua, Keliihoea
Makai, Government Road
Kaluaaha, konohiki's land.

Apana 3: House lot. Surrounded by the land of Konohiki.

He received these parcels of land in the time of Lord George Paulet, 1843, and has had quiet and undisputed possession until now. I am the deputy Konohiki and I do not oppose his claim.

Decision: The Government Road will intersect.

[Award 6573; R.P. 5347; Pooolopana Kupeke Kona; 3 ap.; 1.29 Acs]