Boundary Commission

Certification: 127
Ahupua`a Keonopoko Nui
District: Puna
Island Hawaii
Ownership: Kanaina, Charles
Misc:
Year: 1880
Statistics: 8672 characters 1279 words
Keonepoko Nui Ahupuaa, District of Puna, Island of Hawaii, Boundary Commission, Hawaii, Volume A, No. 1, p. 456

Haimoeipo, Honolulu, September 1874

I ka Mea Mahalo ia R.A. Lyman, Komisina o na Palena Aina, apana hookolokolo Ekolu
Me ka Mahalo

O ka mea nona ka inoa i kakauia mahalo nei. Ke waiho aku nei imua ou i keia palapala hoopii me ke noi aku. E hooponopono koke ia na Palena Aina i hoikeha na inoa malalo iho; Penei:

Kaualii, ma Hilo, Hawaii
Pohoiki, ma Puna
Keonepokinui, ma Puna
Puako, ma S. Kohala
Lalamilo & Waimea ma S. Kohala

Me ka Mahalo
(signed) Charles Kanaina

The above is a true copy of C. Kanaina's petition
R.A. Lyman


Keonepoko Nui Ahupuaa, District of Puna, Island of Hawaii, Boundary Commission, Hawaii, Volume B, pps 401-402

The Ahupuaa of Keonepoko Nui, Puna, Hawaii

For Petition see Folio 456, Book A

On this the 28th day of February, A.D. 1876, the Commission of land Boundaries for the Island of Hawaii, 3d Judicial Circuit, met at the Court House at Hilo, Hawaii, on the application of His Royal Highness Charles Kanaina, for the settlement of the boundaries of the Ahupuaa of Keonepoko Nui, situated in the District of Puna, Island of Hawaii, 3d Judicial Circuit.

Notice of time and place of hearing personally served on applicant and L. Kaina, Agent for Hawaiian Government.

Present: John Brown and Manoanoa on part of applicant, and L. Kaina for Hawaiian Government.

Testimony

Kaumaikai, kane, sworn, says, I was born in Kona, Hawaii, at time of Kui waeo ka Lalo[?]. I came to live at Makuu in Puna a year before the lava destroyed Nanawale, and have lived there ever since. I know the land of Keonepoko Nui, and a part of the boundaries. Naumai, an old kamaaina who is now dead, showed me part of the boundaries. The land of Keonepoko iki bounded this land at the shore on the Puna side. The boundary between them at the shore is at an awawa at a place called Kahaiku[?] as I have been told. I know the boundaries on the Hilo side of this land. The land of Halona bounds it at the shore on t ....

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.... my satisfaction that the true lawful and equitable boundaries are as follows, viz.;

Commence at a pile of stones on the sea shore, at a place called "Mokuophi," on the boundary of this land and Halona.

1. South 27° 07' West 155.07 chains along Halona to pile of stones;
2. South 49° 59' West 102.00 chains along Halona to pile of stones at "Kahiamoe;"
3. South 24° 42' West 150.84 chains along Halona to ohia tree marked H on the north or Hilo side of place called "Mokuakapuaa;"
4. South 16° 15' West 237.41 chains along Halona to pile of stones at "Mokuoumi" road; [page 314]
5. South 59° 18' East 32.13 chains along the "Mokuoumi" belt of woods to ohia tree marked K; thence
6. North 36° 30' East 51.47 chains along Keonepoko iki to ohia tree marked H at place called "Puaakokoki," thence
7. North 23° 20' East 109.71 chains along Keonepoko iki to ohia tree marked + at place called "Anakuakala," thence
8. North 35° 58' East 214.40 chains along Keonepoko iki to pile of stones at a place called Pupuakoko; thence
9. North 20° East 190.20 chains along Keonepoko iki to pile of stones near a place called "Halewaa;" thence
10. North 32° 13' East 51.63 chains along Keonepoko iki to pile of stones at a place called "Kaiko," on the sea shore; thence
11. North 41° 06' West 62.66 chains, general course along the sea shore in bent lines to the point of commencement,
Containing an area of 4630 acres.

Surveyed by J.M. Naeole, February 1880, for the Estate of Charles Kanaina..

It is therefore adjudged and I do hereby decide and certify that the boundaries of the said land are, and hereafter, shall be as hereinbefore set forth.
Given under my hand at Hilo, Hawaii, the 20th day of May, A.D. 1880.
F.S. Lyman, Commissioner of Boundaries

(To Interior)
Certificate $2.-
9 folio description paid by W.C. Parke
folio description $, certificate paid

[No. 127, Keonepoko Nui, District of Puna, Island of Hawaii, Boundary Commission, 4630 acres, 1880]