Boundary Commission

1903 184 Woods, James F.
Certification: 184
Ahupua`a Kahualiilii
District: Kohala, North
Island Hawaii
Ownership: Woods, James F.
Misc:
Year: 1903
Statistics: 21053 characters 3430 words
Kahualiilii Ahupuaa, District of North Kohala, Island of Hawaii, Boundary Commission, Volume B, pps 138-139

The Ahupuaa of Kahualiilii, District of North Kona, Island of Hawaii, 3d Judicial Circuit.

On this, the 24th day of November A.D. 1873 the Commission of Boundaries for the Island of Hawaii, 3d Judicial Circuit, met at the house of James Woods, Kohala Ranch, North Kohala, on the application of J.O. Dominis, Administrator of the Estate of M. Kekuanaoa for the settlement of the boundaries of Kahualiilii, situated in the District of North Kohala, Island of Hawaii.

Notice of hearing, for the settlement of boundaries of lands in Hamakua and Kohala at the Court House in Waimea, South Kohala on [left blank]. Served by publication in the Hawaiian Gazette of [left blank] and Kuokoa of [left blank] 1873 and continued at Kohala Ranch on the 24 instant.

Due notice personally served on owners or Agents of adjoining lands, as far as known,
.
Present: James Woods for applicant and all parties.

For Petition see Folio 245 Book A.

Testimony
Kaili, kane, sworn, I was born in Kohala at the time of the great famine, now live in Kokio; know the boundaries of Kahualiilii. Kiha, my Father and Pohina, my Uncle, showed them to me. I do knot know all the boundaries between Kahuanui and Kahualiilii. Bounded on the north side at shore by the land of Pahinahina, commencing at a cave called Lehua, the boundary runs makai to a point at the sea shore called Kananakauwa; thence it runs mauka to a pile of rocks at Lehua; thence mauka to an ahu named Panipani; thence mauka to another pile of stones and thence to a place, called Kilohana where there is a pile of stones that Kahuhu and I built when Wiltse was surveying. Kilohana is an old resting place; thence mauka to Ahuaele; an ahua with a pile of stones on it; thence mauka to Pahukinikini, [page 139] a small ahua with a pile of rocks on it; thence to Puuolani hill, this is along the land of Pahinahina; that was sold to Makuaole and is now owned by Kanehaloa of Puuehuehue; thence to Lolelole, the mauka corner of land sold; thence mauka to Ahaloa, an old kauhale at the mauka corner of Pahinahina; thence along Makeloa (belonging to Kamehameha & Estate); thence the boundary runs mauka to Kalolo, a water hole in a gulch, thence across the gulch and mauka along the land of Kalala; thence mauka to Puukoa; a hill of Koa, at the mauka corner of Kanehalo's land; thence along Kailikea, a land mauka of Puukoa (Wiltse, in surveying, cut off a corner of Kalala, and ran the line to Holeipalaoa gulch[)]; there is a rock there on the mauka side of the gulch marked KK; thence it is bounded by Kehena to Kilohana on Honokane pali (Note See Certificate of boundaries of Kehena); Thence along Honokane pali towards Waimea, to the Waimea side of Puuwau hill, the boundary being some distance this way of the town kauhale; Bounded at shore by a small gulch called Haaho, a rock marked K is at this place; thence up the gulch to an ahua; thence up to where Keawewai gulch crosses Haolo gulch; thence the boundary runs up the north side of the gulch; thence to a place called Kapakamakahonu; thence to Pohakuloa, a large rock in the gulch; thence to an ahua; thence to Kawaihae Government road; thence to Puuala; thence to Niupaa, a bullock pen, the boundary passing through the center of the pen. Thence it crosses the Government road to the wire fence some distance to the north of Upida[?]'s old house; thence to Puumanu; thence to the south side of Ahumoa; thence on the north side of Waiakananaula, a water place; thence to Puuiki and from thence to Honokane pali.
Cross-examined
The above boundaries are between Kahuanui and Kahualiilii.

Case continued until further notice to all parties concerned.
R.A. Lyman, Commissioner of Boundaries, 3d Judicial Circuit

Paid costs: 1 day hearing 10.-; 7 folio testimony 1.75; 11.75


Kahualiilii Ahupuaa, District of North Kohala, Island of Hawaii, Boundary Commission, Volume D, No. 5, pps 582-586

Kahualiilii, North Kahala [sic]

The Boundary Commission met in the Court House, at Kapaau, North Kohala, at 9. a.m. December 19, 1903, according to Notices published in the Hilo Tribune, and Ku Okoa, for a hearing November 14, and a continuance to November 21, and to December 19, and notices of the hearing and continuances, having been sent by mail by the Commissioner of Boundaries to each owner of the adjoining lands, viz.; Commissioner of Public Lands; Estate of B.P. Bishop; Holmes and Stanley, attorneys Estate of J.W. Austin and J.F. Woods.

There being present, J.F. Woods, applicant; A.B. Loebenstein, attorney for applicant; J.W. Pratt, Commissioner of Public Lands; L.P. Weaver, attorney for the Territory; J.B. Kahoi, and others.

Applicant presents his application, filed August 27, 1903, for settlement of the Boundaries of this land; and notices of hearing published in the Hilo Tribune, and Ku Okoa, in due form; also asks that the testimony about the boundaries of this land, taken before the former Commissioner of Boundaries in the yea ....

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.... 21. South 60° 32' 00” East 3314.0 feet along Government Land of Kalala, to an old [backwards K] >l K of the Wiltse survey of 1857, cut in the rock a short distance above falls and road crossing and on the East bank of the Hoolaipalaoa stream, the coordinates being North 6542.9 East 11876.4 feet referred to the Survey and Reference Station Puu Aiea;
22. South 75° 51' 00” East 8258.0 feet along the land of Kehena, Boundary Certificate 17, to the point on the edge of the Honokane pali known as Kilohana, being an old resting place; now covered by sumach trees, by the intersection of the old trial along the brink of the pali, with the one leading into the valley a long lava ledge on the brink being marked, Kehuna and Kahua also on either side of a [triangle with dot in it = survey station], also two old K's, the coordinates being Nroth 4524.2 East 19885.8 feet referred to the Survey and Reference Station Puu Aiea;
23. South 11° 52' 00” West 3130.0 feet along Honokanenui, Certificate 172, the boundary following the windings of the top of the pali to a projecting spur, from which point the pali makes a sharp turn to the South West, the coordinates being North 1461.9 East 19342.2 feet referred to the Survey and Reference Station Puu Aiea;
24. south 86° 17' 45” West 7737.8 feet along the land of Kahuanui toSouth brow of Puuiki hill;
25. South 88° 43' 30” West 2076.0 feet along Kahuanui to a [triangle with dot in it = survey station] on stone at foot of post marked [triangle with dot it in], at South base of Ahumoa hil; the coordinates being North 915.8 East 9543.7 feet referred to the Survey and Reference Station Puu Aiea;
26. North 72° 24' 00” West 736.0 feet along Kahuanui to a [triangle with dot in it] on stone in valley between the Ahumoa and the Waiakanounouula hills;
27. North 46° 45' 00” West 1449.0 feet along Kahuanui to a [triangle with dot in it] on boulder in gully at foot of Ahuaomanu hill;
28. North 74° 56' 00” West 941.0 feet along Kahuanui to post on top of Ahuaomanu hill, the coordinates being North 2506.1 East 6939.0 feet referred to the Survey and Reference Station Puu Aiea;
29. North 63° 40' 00” West 2414.0 feet along Kahuanui to a + on stone;
30. South 83° 22' 00” West 2119.9 feet same; [page 141]
31. South 79° 31' 00” West 2201.0 feet along Kahuanui to a + cut on stone, under mound of stones just above East angle of old stone corral by edge of the Honoipu road, the coordinates being North 2931.9 East 486.7 feet referred to the Survey and reference Station Puu Aiea;
32. South 65° 37' 00” West 3051.0 feet along Kahuanui to a + under mound of stones in ancient roadway;
33. south 60° 09' 30” West 2231.0 feet along Kahuanui to an old + on boulder by ancient roadway, the coordinates being North 562.5 West 4226.0 feet referred to the Survey and Reference Station Puu Aiea;
34. South 32° 15' 00” West 3817.0 feet along Kahuanui to a + under mound of stones of top of low hill called Puu Nau;
35. South 19° 06' 00” West 2814.0 feet along Kahuanui to an old IV on large vertical boulder called Pohakuloa, by roadway and East edge of the Pohakuloa gulch, the coordinates being South 5328.4 West 7183.5 feet referred to the Survey and Reference Station Puu Aiea;
36. South 46° 16' 30” West 4743.0 feet along Kahuanui to an old III cut in large flat lying boulder by roadway on ridge called Ahua Kaiu[?];
37. South 30° 08' 00” West 2722.0 feet along Kahuanui to point in ancient roadway between two large mounds of stones;
38. South 22° 03' 00” West 977.0 feet along Kahuanui to an old II cut in boulder on the flat of Kapaokamakahonu, the coordinates being South 11870.3 West 12344.6 feet referred to the Survey and Reference Station Puu Aiea;
39. South 43° 02' 00” West 5362.0 feet along Kahuanui, to an old ++ on boulder near West bank of the Keawewai gulch a short distance above the Waiokanalopaka falls and pool;
40. South 32° 01' 00” West 4864.0 feet along Kahuanui to an old K on boulder at the crossing of the Kawaihae-Mahukona trail in the Huolo gully, the coordinates being South 19915.3 West 18582.3 feet referred to the Survey and Reference Station Puu Aiea, thence down middle of gully to sea shore at high water mark, and following the meanders of same at high water mark to point of beginning, the direct bearing and distance from the said K being;
41. North 39° 51' 00” West 2926.0 feet to said point of beginning.
42. Containing an area of 4040.0 acres, more or less, surveyed by A.B. Loebenstein, September 1903.
[Margin note:] Survey compared. O.K. (17 folios)

It is therefore adjudged, and I do hereby certify and decide that the boundaries of said land of Kahualiilii, are, and hereafter shall be as hereinbefore set forth.
Given under my hand at Hilo, Island of Hawaii, the 26th day of December, A.D. 1903.
Frederick S. Lyman, Commissioner of Boundaries, Third and Fourth Judicial Circuits,
Territory of Hawaii, U.S.A.

[No. 184, Kahualiilii Ahupuaa, District of North Kohala, Island of Hawaii, Boundary Commission, 4040.0 acres, 1903]