Boundary Commission

Certification: 033
Ahupua`a Waikoekoe
District: Hamakua
Island Hawaii
Ownership: Lunalilo
Misc: no amount
Year: 1874
Statistics: 14504 characters 2427 words
Waikoekoe Ahupuaa, District of Hamakua, Island of Hawaii, Boundary Commission, Hawaii, Volume A, pps 226-227

Honolulu, July 14, 173
R.A. Lyman, Esquire, Commissioner of Boundaries for the Island of Hawaii, Hilo.

Dear Sir:
I have respectfully to request that you will define and settle the boundaries of the following named lands on the Island of Hawaii and belonging to His Majesty, the King.

Waikoekoe (an ahupuaa) in Hamakua, bounded mauka by Puukapu, a crown land, West by Waipio belonging to Honorable C. Kanaina and by Kuikuihaele belonging to the Government; East by Keaa belonging to the Government, makai by the sea.

Lalakea, an Ili Kupono in Hamakua bounded on the west by Waipio belonging to Honorable C. Kanaina and by Waimea belonging to the crown; East by Kuikuihaele belonging to the Government & by Waikoekoe belonging to His Majesty and makai by the sea.

Lanihaunui in Kona, bounded North by Keohuolu belonging to Keohokalole, South by Lanihauike belonging to the Government, and makai by the sea.
[page 227]
Kawanui - ike in Kona, bounded North by Kawanui belonging to the Government; South by Lehaulanui belonging to His Majesty; Mauka by Mr. Johnson's land and makai by the sea.

Lehaulanui, Kona, bounded North by Kawanui ike belonging to His Majesty; south by Lehoalaike belonging to the Government; Mauka by Mr. Johnson's land and Makai by the sea.

Honuaino 1, Kona, bounded North by Lehoalaiki belonging to the Government; South by Honuaino belonging to Amara; Mauka by Mr. Johnson's land and makai by the sea.

All the above have been surveyed and the maps and notes of survey accompany this application.

In some instances it may be that the surveys do not include all that belongs to His Majesty (see Lanihaunui tho' I do not know that nay thing has been left out [)].

Mr. S.C. Wiltse will, if he can do so, make any surveys that may be required and attend to the matter of settling the boundaries, procuring testimony &c. before the Commissioner, He will also represent me on settlement of boundaries of my lands and make surveys for me, and if he can be present when the boundaries of Madam Akahi's lands are settled, he will present her also and protect her interests.

It is possible that I have not named all of the lands bounding those above mentioned, or have given the names of the lands or owners quite correctly.
Respectfully yours,
Charles R. Bishop, Acting for His Majesty, the King and for himself



Waikoekoe Ahupuaa, District of Hamakua, Island of Hawaii, Boundary Commission, Volume B, pps 77-80

The Ahupuaa of Waikoekoe, District of Hamakua, Island of Hawaii, 3d Judicial Circuit

On this, the 17th day of November A.D. 1873 the Commission of Boundaries for the Island of Hawaii, 3d Judicial Circuit met at the court House in Waipio District of Hamakua, on the application of C.R. Bishop acting for His Majesty, King Lunalilo, for the settlement of the boundaries of the Ahupuaa of Waikoekoe, situated in the District of Hamakua, Island of Hawaii.

Notice served by publication in the Hawaiian Gazette of [left blank] and Kuokoa of [left blank] 1873 of the hearing of witnesses, and settlement of the boundaries of lands in Hamakua and Kohala for the [left blank] at the court House in Waimea, south Kohala, and adjourned to the Waipio court House on the 17.

Due notice personally served on owners or agents of adjoining lands as fa ....

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.... marked W by Government road of 1853;
2. South 4° 30' West 530 feet;
3. South 9° 00' West 2400 feet;
4. South 14° 30' West 2420 feet;
5. South 9° 30' West 1800 feet to stump of a large ohia tree;
6. South 11° 30' West 1080 feet to edge of woods;
7. South 24° 15' West 620 feet;
8. South 35° 30' West 1200 feet still along Kanahonua; [page 11]
9. South 71° 30' West 650 feet to head of land Kanahonua and to gulch marking the Kukuihaele boundary;
10. South 80 feet along Kukuihaele;
11. South 25° 15' West 436 feet;
12. South 35° West 1480 feet along Royal Patent No. 921 to Kukahekahi's land in Kukuihaele;
13. North 75° West 190 feet along the same;
14. South 47° 45' West 1430 feet along Royal Patent No. 924 to J. Woods; and to the head of land of Kukuihaele;
15. South 9° 30' West 3500 feet along boundary of Lalakea to the point called Holoina on the old Mahiki road;
16. South 17° West 1500 feet following the old Mahiki Road dividing this land from Lalakea;
17. South 44° 30' west 567 feet along the same;
18. South 23° 30' West 530 feet;
19. South 0° 15' West 1045 feet;
20. South 22° 30' West 410 feet;
21. South 8° 15' West 350 feet;
22. South 33° 00' West 435 feet to Kaulanaa`a;
23. Due south 450 feet;
24. South 10° 30' West 424 feet;
25. South 24° 00' West 995 feet;
26. South 29° 00' West 434 feet;
27. South 19° 15' West 790 feet;
28. South 32° 30' West 1136 feet;
29. South 35° 30' West 1605 feet to place called Puumoeawa;
30. South 54° 30' West 470 feet to the point called Kaakolea on the boundary of land Puukapu. The boundary between this land and Lalakea follows the old Mahiki road from the point called Holoina to Kaakolea; Thence
31. South 60° 00' East 3650 feet along land of Puukapu;
32. South 69° 15' East 7820 feet along the same at 1770 feet of this cross the Aiku Road;
33. South 62° East 270 feet;
34. South 56° 00' East 300 feet;
35. North 65° 15' East 1150 feet to Moluhi's land;
36. North 83° 00' East 850 feet to place called Kalapapohaku;
37. North 4° 00' West 14100 feet along land called Kamoku to an ohia tree marked W makai of Kaholo pali;
38. South 87° 00' West 300 feet to an ohia tree marked W
39. North 1° 15' East 5555 feet along land called Keaa to place called puu Uala;
40. North 2° 30' East 2080 feet along Keaa to old alaloa and mauka West corner of Royal Patent No. 1772 to Keau;
41. North 6° 15' East 6300 feet along said Royal Patent No. 1772 [page 12] in Keaa to a stone near Mahoe's house;
42. North 3° 00' East 2545 feet along the same;
43. North 1° 30' East 3220 feet along the same to Kaepali; thence down the pali, and along the sea shore to opposite directly below the initial point, and up the pali to initial point; the bearings and distances along sea shore being
44. South 87° 30' West 1120 feet; and South 61° 30' West 1950 feet.
R.A. Lyman, Commissioner of Boundaries, 3d Judicial Circuit.

Costs: 1 day hearing 10.-; traveling expenses to Hamakua 5.-; recording 20 folios 5.25; Description certificate 8 folio; 4.-; Certificate & stamp 3.-
20.25 & 7 = 27.25
Paid May 27, 1874
Copy 20 total

[No. 33, Waikoekoe Ahupuaa, District of Hamakua, Island of Hawaii, Boundary Commission, no amount, 1874]