Boundary Commission

Certification: 113
Ahupua`a Hileanui
District: Kau
Island Hawaii
Ownership: Keelikolani, Ruth
Misc:
Year: 1873
Statistics: 23574 characters 3733 words
Hileanui Ahupuaa, District of Kau, Island of Hawaii, Boundary Commission, Hawaii, Volume A, No. 1, pps. 242-244

Honorable R.A. Lyman, Boundary Commissioner for Island of Hawaii
The undersigned would herewith make application for the settlement of the boundaries of the following Ahupuaas or lands belonging to Her Excellency, R. Keliikolani; viz.

Kikala, Hilo Hawaii, bounded by Maumau adjoining lands unknown
Haiku, Hilo Hawaii, bounding lands unknown
Kauniho, Hilo, Hawaii bounding lands unknown
Waikaumalo, Hilo Hawaii, bounding lands unknown
Lepoloa, Hilo, Hawaii, bounding lands unknown
Piha, Hilo, Hawaii, bounding lands unknown
Kaulakailio, Hilo, Hawaii, bounding lands unknown
Kaiwiki, Hamakua, Hawaii Humuula & other lands
Kalakalaula, Hamakua, Hawaii, bounds unknown
Kapoaula, Hamakua, Hawaii, adjoining lands unknown
Kemau, Hamakua, Hawaii, adjoining lands unknown
Pohakuhaku, Hamakua, Hawaii, adjoining lands unknown
Waikaloa, Hamakua, Hawaii, adjoining lands unknown
Paalaea, Hamakua, Hawaii, adjoining lands unknown
Kaala, Hamakua, Hawaii, adjoining lands unknown
Manowaialei, Hamakua, Hawaii, adjoining lands Humuula &c
Keahua, Hamakua, Hawaii, adjoining lands not known
Kana, Hamakua, Hawaii, adjoining lands not known
Kapaaula, Hamakua, Hawaii, adjoining lands not known
Waialeale, Hamakua, Hawaii, adjoining lands not known [page 243]
Niulii, Kohala, Hawaii, adjoining lands not known
Puanuipoepoe, Kohala, Hawaii
Puanui, Kohala, Hawaii
Hamanamana, Kona, Hawaii
Opea, Kona, Hawaii
Keopu 3rd, Kona, Hawaii
Kailua, Kona, Hawaii
Kulihee, Kona, Hawaii
Kaaipuhi, Kona, Hawaii
Niumalii, Kona, Hawaii [Niumalu?]
Naheana, Kona, Hawaii
Kalehanaole, Kona, Hawaii
Puuloa, Kona, Hawaii or Kohala
Kapaula, Kona, Hawaii or Kohala
Honokahauike, Kona, Honokahaunui & Kealakehe, Government lands adjoining
Moeauoa, Kona, Hawaii, Lanihaunui & Moeauoa, belonging to Government adjoining
Kaumalumalu, Kona, Hawaii, adjoining lands Holualoa 1 & Pahoehoe, Government
Laloa 1, Kona, Hawaii, adjoining lands Laaloa & Pahoehoe Government
Kealia 2d, Kona, Hawaii , adjoining lands Kealia & Hookena
Keokea, Kona, Hawaii, adjoining lands Hoonaunau, C.R. Bishop & KiilaeG. Hueu
Hookena, Kona, Hawaii, adjoining lands Kealia & Kauhako, Government
Ninole 2, Hilo, Hawaii [page 244]
Pahoehoe, Kona, Hawaii, adjoining lands Pahoehoe, Government
Haukalua, Kona, Hawaii, adjoining lands Haukalua & Alae Government
Kapualeiholaike, Kona, Hawaii, adjoining lands Okoe, Kaulanamauna, Government & Keauhou, Estate Kamehameha V.

Hinalole, Kona, Hawaii, adjoining lands Honuaula and Hinaloleliilii
Kahilipalinui, Kau, Hawaii, adjoining lands unknown
Hilea nui, Kau, Hawaii, adjoining lands unknown
Kawela, Kau, Hawaii, adjoining lands unknown
Hionomoa I, Kau, Hawaii, adjoining lands unknown
Hionomoa II, Kau, Hawaii, adjoining lands unknown
Mohokea, Kau, Hawaii, adjoining lands unknown
Kauhukuula, Kau, Hawaii, adjoining lands unknown
Paakaa, Puna, Hawaii, adjoining lands unknown [Pualaa?]
Keekee, Puna, Hawaii, adjoining lands unknown
Hulunanae, Puna, Hawaii, adjoining lands unknown
Mauluaiki, Hilo, Hawaii.

Your Honor will therefore please appoint a day for the hearing the above application & grant a Certificate in accordance therewith.
(Signed) R. Keliikolani by F.H. Harris, attorney at law
Hilo, August 16, 1873


Hileanui Ahupuaa, District of Kau, Island of Hawaii, Boundary Commission, Hawaii, Volume 1, No. A, pps 419-426

The Ahupuaa of Hileanui, District of Kau, Island of Hawaii, 3d Judicial Circuit

On this 15th day of October A.D. 1873 the Commission of Boundaries for the 3d Judicial circuit, Island of Hawaii met at Ninole, Kau on the application of J.O. Dominis, acting for Her Excellency, R. Keelikolani for the settlement of the boundaries of Hileanui, Kau.

Due notice personally served on owners or Agents of lands, adjoining, as far as known.

Present: J.G. Hoapili for applicant, J. Kauhane for Hawaiian Government, and Kahoomawanui for self and others.

For Petition see Folio 244

Kaele, kane, sworn, I was born at Hilea, Kau, at the time of building Kiholo. Have always lived there and know the boundaries. My Father, Kaawa (now dead), who was a bird catcher told me the boundaries and afterwards I went and saw them.

Kanikoaole (now dead) and myself pointed out the boundaries to Pele (F.S. Lyman) when he surveyed the land; and he surveyed as we pointed it out. We commenced at a large rock in the sea called Kapohakumoi; the boundary between Hilea and Kalaaiki, on the South side of Hilea; thence to Kahalehuki, an oioina, an ahua nui, mauka of Kauhale of Kaawaa; thence to Kihaopai, a kauhale kahiko at the foot of a pali; thence up said pali to a place called Malumaluakua; thence to Kipapaloa, a kauhale mauka of Puuike; thence along iwi aina, a line of caves; thence to Kaumukukui, a kauhale kahiko on the Kona side of a hill called Kaiholena; there is a kahawai between kauhale and hill; thence to Kapapakonane, a kauhale; the boundary running to the Hilo side of it; thence the boundary runs in the gulch a short distance; thence the gulch running to the Kona side to a place called Kapaaneenee, a waterfall; thence along the gulch to Kapalimuku, a second large pali; then leave the gulch and the boundary runs to Waikoloa, a pond just mauka of the woods, [page 420] where Kahuku cuts Hileanui off on the mauka side; thence along the edge of the woods; the pahoehoe on the outside being the land of Kahuku, to A Poohina, where Ninole joins Hilea on the makai side of the aa.

I do not know about the boundaries of Punaluu. My Father said Punaluu extended ....

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.... oyal Patent No. 2648;
5. North 30½° West 28.00 chains along Royal Patent No. 2648;
6. North 47° 00' West 4.00[?] chains along Royal Patent 2646;
7. North 62° 00' West 55.50 chains along Royal Patent 2646, 2651 & 2647;
8. North 82½° West 12.00 chains along Royal Patent No. 2645 to top of pali;
9. North 77½° West 4.25 chains along Royal Patent No. 2645;
10. North 58° 00' West 12.00 chains along Royal Patent No. 2645;
11. North 54° 00' West 24.80 chains along Royal Patent No. 2943;
12. North 49 1/4° West 19.75 chains along Royal Patent No. 2948 to Papaloa;
13. North 63° 00' West 55.00 chains along Kaalaiki Government land to kukui tree marked Z;
14. North 67° 00' West 30.50 chains along Kaalaiki Government landto a pile of stones;
15. North 53° 00' West 11.36 chains along Kaalaiki to pile of stones at edge of the woods;
16. North 50 1/4° West 32.92 chains along Kaalaiki to Ohia tree marked H;
17. North 49° 00' West 21.00 chains along Kaalaiki to X cut in bedrock at angle of the ravine at place called "Kapuna,"
18. North 65 1/4° West 18.33 chains along Kaalaiki;
19. North 53° 00' West 24.70 chains along Kaalaiki to ohia tree marked I;
20. North 57° 00' West 17.30 chains along Kaalaiki to A, cut in the bedrock of the ravine;
21. North 76 34° West 27.00 chains along the old bed of the stream to [backwards P] cut in the bedrock;
22. North 24° 00' West 3.18 chains along bed of the ravine to [page 265] T cut in the bedrock of the ravine near the foot of "Panunu" pali;
23. North 62° 00' West 218.00 chains along west branch of the ravine up the pali;
24. North 50½° west 13.40 chains along west branch of the ravine to top of "Panunu" pali; thence the boundary follows up the bed of the ravine in bent lines to "Palahalaha", about the following courses;
25. North 29½° West 28.15 chains;
26. North 66½° West 27.00 chains to the top of a small pali;
27. North 33 3/4° West 7.30 chains;
28. North 79½° West 40.15 chains to the top of "Palimuku"
29. North 54 1/4° West 7.45 chains to a rock marked X in ravine, near foot of "Palahalaha"'
30. North16 3/4° West 6.50 chains up Palahalaha pali to where the ravine branches; thence the boundary leaves the ravine & follows up the ridge, high ridge;
31. North 22° 00' East 50.00 chains;
32. North 35 3/4° West 28.00 chains to ohia tree marked N.A. on top of the ridge at pace called "Naunuamania," the boundary of Ninole, thence following down the boundary of Ninole, Government land;

33. South 88½° East 23.10 chains to ohia tree marked X.
34. South 83 3/4° east 77.75 chains to ohia tree marked [bar with point of upside-down V meeting bar]
35. South 63 1/4° East 97.50 chains to ohia tree marked T at "Mawae", the boundary;
36. South 83½° East 6.75 chains along "Mawae," a volcanic chasm to top of "Kukauakahi" pali; [page 266]
37. South 60 1/4° East 180.30 chains along "mawae" to ohia tree marked X;
38. South 57½° East 12.10 chains along mawae;
39. South 25½° East 11.20 chains along mawae
40. South 37 1/4° West 1.55 chains;
41. South 17½° East 32.00 chains along "Kawahina" ridge to ohia tree marked X;
42. South 8½° East 13.69 chains along "Kawahine" ridge to ohia tree marked A;
43. South 40½° East 34.90 chains to place called "Oanui" at foot of "Pakua" hill;
44. South -- -- 12.00 chains up an old land slide to top of "Pakua" hill;
45. South 32° 00' East 28.00 chains along a ravine which is the boundary on top of "Pakua"
46. South 75½° 00' [sic?] East 24.00 chains along a ravine to the brow of Pakua; then leave ravine;
47. South 45 1/4° East 5.00 chains to the foot of "Pakua;"
49. South 64 1/4° East 16.65 chains to the brow of "Makanu" hill;
50. South 59½° East 23.00 chains to a kukui tree by the mauka road, near the south bank of the ravine below "Makanau" hill;
51. South 58° 00' East 11.60 chains along near south bank of ravine;
52. South 61 3/4° East 39.90 chains along near south bank of ravine;
53. South 27° 00' East 22.20 chains to the stone wall at foot of pali by the pahoehoe; [page 267]
54. South 50 1/4° East 27.70 chains to a hill of stones on the pahoehoe;
55. South 55½° East 32.00 chains to a hill of stones on the pahoehoe;
56. South 40½° East 26.40 chains to a hill of stones on the aa at south side of Government road;
57. South 33½° East 37.15 chains to a hill of stones on the aa at South side of Government road
58. South 66 1/4° East 28.00 chains to a place called "Puuainako" at the sea shore, thence along the sea shore about as follows:
59. South 68 3/4° East 42.50 chains to the point of commencement; containing an area of 4400 acres, more or less.
(Signed) F.S. Lyman, (November 1876)

Commissioner of Land Boundaries, Third Judicial Circuit, Hilea, Hawaii

It is therefore adjudged, and I do hereby decide and certify that the boundaries of the said land are and shall be as hereafter shall be as hereinbefore set forth.
Given this 9th day of October, A.D. 18977 at Hilo, Hawaii.
R.A. Lyman, Commissioner of Land Boundaries, Third Judicial Circuit

In this case the expenses are:
Costs 58.75
Travel. Expenses, 5.-
Witnesses paid by applicant and Hawaiian Government
Which are awarded as follows:
R. Keelikolani, 58.75
Travel Expenses 5.-
62.75
$33.75 paid, balance due 25. Paid
R.A. Lyman, Commissioner of Land Boundaries, Third Judicial Circuit

[No. 113, Hileanui Ahupuaa, District of Kau, Island of Hawaii, Boundary Commission,2015 Eka, 1873, Edited by J. Quintero]