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Claim Number: 07450
Claimant: Kawaakaukahi
Other claimant:Maluihi, wife; heir
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Ewa
Ahupuaa: Manananui
Ili: Kaholona
Statistics: 4071 characters 695 words
No. 7450, Kawaakaukahi
N.R. 341v5


To the Land Commissioners: `Ili of Kaholona, Ahupua`a of Manananui, District of Ewa, Oahu. I, the one whose name is below have six lo`i, a bank of a watercourse, a cultivated kula, and also I have a house lot. It is finished.
KAWAAKAUKAHI X, his mark
January 15, 1848


F.T. 66v9
No. 7450, Kawaakaukahi, claimant, died in 1849

Present, Kaluihi, his widow, & heir to prosecute the claim.

Kauhale, sworn says, he knows the land of claimant. It is a moo aina called Kupapaulau & Umi in the ili of Kaholona, Manananui, Ewa, Oahu. It consists of 6 lois, a side of an auwai a kula mahiai & a house lot. It is divided into 2 parts.

Apana 1 contains 4 lois, the side of auwai & a kula mahiai (Kapapaulau)

Apana 2d contains 2 lois, with a day patch in the middle & the house spot on one side (Umi).

Apana 1 is bounded:
Mauka by Kaholona a moo aina
Honolulu by Kaaumaku ....

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.... apu's land was from Kinimaka. Kawaakaukahi's Section 2 was from Kinimaka. These two sections have been taken by the konohiuki of 5 patches with the boundary division in the center. Three of Kupapaulau's 3 patches have been taken with 1 patch and Umi's ditch enclosure remaining. This is Section 2. 2 patches in the division strip also were taken. The land was bequested to the wife, this is the reason the konohiki had taken the land. J.W. Opunui, the tax assessor had made the settlement in front of the widow and this he had done twice. The konohiki filed a suit to the governor and the district judge was to have heard this case. Time had run out for a trial so a decision was passed in front ot the konohiki.

There had been no poalima detail during the lifetime of Kawaakaukahi was the reason J.W. Opunui had moved in front of the widow.

Mahi, sworn, he has known in the same way as Kauhale.

[Award 7450; R.P. 190; Kaholona Manananui Ewa; 2 ap.; 1.16 Acs]