Boundary Commission

Certification: 095
Ahupua`a Punaluu
District: Kau
Island Hawaii
Ownership: Kamehameha V, Estate
Misc:
Year: 1876
Statistics: 15742 characters 2627 words
Punaluu Ahupuaa, District of Kau, Island of Hawaii, Boundary Commission, Hawaii, Volume A, No. 1, pps. 240-241

Honorable R.A. Lyman, Boundary Commissioner for Island of Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands
The undersigned would herewith make application for the settlement of the boundaries of the following named Ahupuaas or lands belonging to the Estate of Kamehameha Fifth, viz.

Honomainoa, Hilo Hawaii adjoining lands unknown
Haiku 2, Hilo Hawaii, adjoining lands unknown
Kaaiakea, Hilo, Hawaii adjoining lands unknown [page 241]
Manowaiopai, Hilo Hawaii, adjoining lands unknown

Kahua 1st, Kohala, Hawaii, adjoining lands unknown
Hikiaupea, Kohala, Hawaii, adjoining lands unknown
Hawi Kamano, Kohala, Hawaii, adjoining lands unknown
Hikiahookahi, Kohala, Hawaii adjoining lands unknown
Kauapalaoa, Kohala, Hawaii, adjoining lands unknown

Puaa, Kona, Hawaii, bounded by government lands of Puaa and Auhaukeae
Keauhou 2, Kona, Hawaii, bounded by government lands of Keauhou 1st & Honalo, also by G.W.C. Jones & Co. land of Kahuku of Kau, also by Kaumalumalu & Kaupulehu.
Kaloko, Kona, Hawaii, bounded by Government land of Kohanaiki, G.M. Robertson land of Honokohau
Kaupulehu, Kona, Hawaii, bounded by Government lands of Puna, Nahalu & Keekio, also by Makalawena belonging to Akahi, Kap [rest of word missing] also by Keauhou 2.

Punaluu, Kau, Hawaii, adjoining lands unknown
Hilea, Kau, Hawaii, adjoining lands unknown

Ililoa, Puna, Hawaii, adjoining lands unknown.

Your Honor will therefore please appoint a day for the hearing the above application & grant a certificate in accordance therewith.
(Signed) Charles R. Bishop, Jno O. Dominis, Administrators Estate of His late Majesty, Kamehameha V.
by F.H. Harris, their attorney
Hilo, August 16, 1873


Punaluu Ahupuaa, District of Kau, Island of Hawaii, Boundary Commission, Hawaii, Volume A, No. 1, pps. 417-419

The Ahupuaa of Punaluu, District of Kau, island of Hawaii, 3d Judicial Circuit

On this the 15th day of October A.D. 1873, the Commission of Boundaries for the Island of Hawaii, 3d Judicial Circuit met a the Court House in Waiohinu, Kau, on the application of J.O. Dominis, Administrator of the Estate of Kamehameha V for the hearing of the testimony in regard to the settlement of the boundaries of Punaluu, District of Kau, Island of Hawaii aforesaid.

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

Present: J.G. Hoapili for applicant, and J. Kauhane for the Hawaiian Government

For Petition see Folio 241

Testimony
Maholo, kane, sworn (same witness as on Mohokea). Punaluu and Moaula join at Kukuikaloa, an old cultivating ground; where these two lands cut Mohokeanui, kai off. From thence the boundary of Punaluu runs mauka along the gulch to the branches of the kahawai, at Kalepohelelei. This boundary of Punaluu from shore to Kukuikaloa is along the kahawai along Mohakeaiki and Mohoheanui; thence along the kahawai to Pohakau where kauhale mamake used to be, where Ninole cuts it off.

Thence across the head of the land, the boundary running along Ninole to Wanawana, a puu on the top of a big pali, where we used to catch uwau, there turn makai along Ninole to Hakaka, a pali that slopes toward Hilo; thence makai to Puukuhia, two large hills; the boundary passes over the summit of both hills, and makai to Punali, a narrow place in a ridge. Mauka of Punali Ninole leaves Punaluu and Wailau bounds it. Thence makai along kihapai on the top of a ridge to Kaaipuaa, at the end of the ridge on the Hilo side of kihapai; thence makai to Kamalau, thence to Kaluahau, mahina ai and kauhale; thence to a pali called Pohakuhee, the boundary on the [page 418] the boundary, ....

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28. North 38° West 6.85 chains;
29. North 68½° West 25.00 chains;
30. North 43½° West 7.60 chains;
31. South 86 3/4° West 6.90 chains to the lower edge of the woods;
32. North 76½° West 17.50 chains to W cut in bedrock, at "Waialamoo;"
33. North 82½° West 4.55 chains;
34. North 65½° West 7.80 chains;
35. North 44 1/4° West 12.65 chains to P cut in bedrock at place called Pooauwai, the mauka corner of Mohokea iki.
36. North 63½° West 67.00 chains to X cut in bedrock;
37. South 73½° West 20.00 chains;
38. North 66 ½° West 34.70 chains to Kamakaili Ohia P at foot of Pali;
39. North 58° West 65.00 chains to Ohia X at Kilohana, a high ridge about two thirds of the way up the pali at the mauka corner of Mohokea Nui and this land. Thence across the head of this land along Ninole;
40. South 50½° West 20.00 chains to ohia tree marked N at place called Wanawana; thence makai along Ninole as follows;
41. South 46 1/4° East 134.65 chains to the top of a hill called the upper Kulua;
42. South 60 3/4° east 217.40 chains, boundary passing over the top of the lower Kulua and along Wailau on the top of the ridge mauka of Puuomiki [?] thence down the pali along Wailau as follows:
43. South 34 1/4° East 15.00 chains to the foot of the pali;
44. South 37 1/4° East 18.95 chains to the north corner of Hoaa's land (a large rock marked T, bears from here South 37½.;
45. South 68½° East 15.20 chains along Royal Patent No. 1369;
46. South 69 1/4° East 13.00 chains along Royal Patent No. 827 to rock X
47. South 64 3/4° East 50.80 chains along Royal Patent No. 2721. [page 219]
48. South 1½° West 9.00 chains along government land to foot of an old aa flow, at bend;
49. South 67½° East 13.57 chains to pile of stones at Kaimua Kanaka
50. South 42½° East 19.33 chains to pile of stones on a high ridge;
51. South 37½° East 24.48 chains to pile of stones (the mouth of Keaauloa cave bears North 59° East 2.00 chains);
52. South 36 1/4° East 55.27 chains to a pile of stones on the aa;
53. South 27° East 13.64chains to a long upright stone marked K near Puuehu hill;
54. South 27° East 6.40 chains to edge of old aa flow;
55. South 54½° East 10.50 chains along edge of aa to a pile of stones;
56. South 70 1/4° East 25.00 chains along Royal Patent No. 828;
57. South 47° East 8.00 chains along Royal Patent No. 828;
58. South 7 1/4° East 16.26 chains along Royal Patent No. 828;
59. South 56° East 13.52 chains along Royal Patent No. 828 to the end of a point of a rocks [sic] at the sea shore; thence along the sea shore in bent lines as shown on the plan, as follows:
60. North 17° West 11.62 chains;
61. North 20 3/4° East 15.15 chains along the sand beach;
62. South 57° East 11.78 chains along the aa;
63. North 55½° East 62.61 chains along the aa to the point of commencement, containing an Area of 5,360 Acres more or less.
R.A. Lyman, Commissioner of Land Boundaries, Third Judicial Circuit

Costs $26 paid by applicant. Witnesses paid by parties calling them
Surveyed by F.S. Lyman


Punaluu Ahupuaa, District of Kau, Island of Hawaii, Boundary Commission, Hawaii, Volume D, p. 429

Punaluu, Kau, Hawaii

Continued from Folio 410, Book A.

Map and Notes of survey filed by F.S. Lyman,

Decision
The boundaries of the Ahupuaa of Punaluu are decided to be as given in notes of survey filed by F.S. Lyman.

See Certificate of Boundaries No. 95. Folio 216, Liber I.
R.A. Lyman, Commissioner of Land Boundaries, Third Judicial Circuit
Hilo, Hawaii June 16th 1876

For Costs see Folio 219, Liber I.

[No. 95, Punaluu Ahupuaa, District of Kau, Island of Hawaii, Boundary Commission, 5,360 Acres, 1876]