Boundary Commission

Certification: 004
Ahupua`a Waipouli
District: Puna
Island Kauai
Ownership: Crown
Year: 1873
Statistics: 10065 characters 1583 words
Waipouli Ahupuaa, District of Puna, Island of Kauai, Boundary Commission, Kauai, Volume 1, pp. 21-25

No. 4

Ahupuaa of Waipouli

Received the following Petition
Honolulu, August 28th 1872

To the Honorable Duncan McBryde, Commissioner of Boundaries &c &c Island of Kauai

The undersigned Guardians of the person and property of William C. Lunalilo would respectfully ask that the Boundaries of the Ahupuaa of Waipouli situated in the District of Puna, Island of Kauai may be defined and settled. The Survey and notes are herewith filed.

The land of Waipouli is bounded on the North by Kapaa belonging to the Crown, South by Olohena belonging to Kiaimoku and by the Sea
Signed, Chas R. Bishop, Chas Kanaina, Guardians of W. C. Lunalilo

Thereupon appointed the 7th day of November 1872 for the hearing of said petition at Waipouli, and caused due notice to be served on the owners of the several lands
Court opened at 10 Am
W.H. Rice appeared for the petitioners
G.N. Wilcox for the crown
Pau for his children and Government

The following witnesses were then sworn Pahuwai, Hoolepu, Kaihee, Hulule and from their evidence now on file the following decisions was rendered, and survey ordered.

Ahupuaa of Waipouli
Decision in reference to the boundary of the Ahupuaa of Waipouli by Duncan McBryde Commissioners of Boundaries 7th November 1872.

Commencing at Northeast corner of land on sea shore at a hole in rocks called Kaluapalepo thence to pathway near marsh called Heahu, thence to Water pool Makahaokupanihi, thence to auwai Kololoku[?] thence to stone Pohakuhinana, thence to a stone Pohopohoiki thence to ridge Hulumoa, thence to Puakii near hau trees, thence past an old kukui tree across stream to hau [page 22] clumps called Kalouulu thence to top of ridge Hinaimahamakani thence to site of old houses Panene, thence to Kaukahoku, thence to stream Kawaiholana, thence to old houses Kapukaili, thence to little hill Kainamanu, thence to Kahilimalanai. Junction of the boundaries of KapaaWaipouli and Olohena, thence down Southeast boundary to a place called Laauwahia, thence to stream Kapapa, thence to top of ridge Puopai; thence along ridge to koa grove pali & stream to Kulelepali, thence to Kopaea, thence over ridge to stone Makaua, thence to Kula Kalaiawikiwiki, thence to a large hole called Ulalena, thence to a Kalo patch called Waialeale, thence to a hill of stones Kaopunakaalu, thence to Ka ....

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.... 52° 25' West 1145 links to east side of clump of hau trees;
North 51° 15' West 3100 links thro. hau bushes to big hole, Ulalena;
North 52° 13' West 1111 linksto Kalaiawikiwiki;
North 75° 34' West 6810 links across swamp and on to top of spur where road down called Makua;
South 77° 59' West 445 linksto a koa tree;
South 82° 40' West306 links along an old road way;
South 50° 3' West819 links along an old road way and thence
South 75° 27' West 392 links;
South 86° 49' West 2480 links crossing several small gullies and on to top of bank called Kopaea;
North 83° 23' West 7802 links crossing over gully to old pig pen, Papuaa; from thence the following places bear: Nono peak South 55° 22' East; Anahola Peak South 2° 24' East; Thence

North 84° 2' West 4950 links crossing stream and on to top of spur called Kulelepali;
North 89° 14' West 1074 links up spur;
North 61° 52' West 2023 links up spur;
North 39° 28' West 1156 links up spur;
North 56° 2' West 1058 links up spur;
North 33° 45' West 1067 links up spur;
North 89° 30' West292 links up spur to three hala trees on top of bank called Poapai; [page 25] and from whence the following places bear: Nono peak South 61° 32' East; Anahola peak South 25° 58' East; Puupilo peak South 17° 33' East; Pohakupili North 4° 65' East, thence
North 72° 36' West 3750 links crossing a rough gully and on to spur called Kapapa. Thence North 55? 15' West 2200 up Kapapa ridge to tree at the edge of the forrest and called "Laauwahia"; Thence
North 37° 40' West 6450 up through thick forrest to big Ohia tree at the head of this land and called Kahilimalanai, and containing an area of Two thousand Nine hundred and sixty-six acres more or less (2.966 acres)

At all the stations on this survey there has been a bottle put in the ground and broken and round which three stones in three holes have been dug thus [diagram upside down triangle of stones with bottle in center]

The bearings noted here are from true north of starting point for further information refer to plan.

I hereby certify this to be a correct survey of the boundaries of this land as decided upon by Hon. D. McBryde, Commissioner of Boundaries for Kauai.
Signed, James W. Gay, Surveyor, June 1873

[No. 4, Waipouli Ahupuaa, District of Puna, Island of Kauai, Boundary Commission, 2966 acres, 1873]