Boundary Commission

1927 218 Pioneer Mill Co.
Certification: 218
Ahupua`a: Kuholilea 2 & 3
District: Lahaina
Island: Maui
Ownership: Pioneer Mill Co.
Misc: portion
Year: 1927
Statistics: 28403 characters 4495 words
Kuholilea 2 & 3 Ahupuaa, District of Lahaina, Island of Maui, Boundary Commission, Maui, Volume 3, No. 2, pps 175-189

Before the Commissioner of Boundaries in and for the Second Judicial Circuit, Territory of Hawaii.

In the Matter of the Application of the Pioneer Mill Company, Limited, for the Settlement and Certification of the Boundaries of the Ahupuaas of Kuholilea 2 and 3, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii .

Commissioner: Daniel H. Case

Under date of August 17th, 1926, the Pioneer Mill Company, Limited, an Hawaiian Corporation, filed, before the undersigned, as Commissioner of Boundaries for the Second Judicial Circuit, its application for the settlement and certification of the boundaries of the Ahupuaas of Kuholilea 2 and 3, situate in Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii.

This application; and the Exhibits 'A' and 'C' attached to and filed with it, were and are in words and figures as follows:

That your petitioner is a corporation duly organized and existing under the laws of the Territory of Hawaii, with its principal place of business in Lahaina, Island of Maui, Territory of Hawaii;

That in and by Land Commission Award Number 11216, Apana 19 to M. Kekauonohi, the Board of Commissioners to Quiet Land Titles under and by virtue of law did award to M. Kekauonohi, the above named land by name only and without survey;

That the outer boundaries of the said land have not at any time heretofore been settled, determined or certified by [page 175] any judicial tribunal;

That your petitioner is the successor in title and in t rest to the said Kekauonohi and the owner of said land and as such owner desires to have the boundaries thereof described by survey, determined and certified;

That attached hereto and made a part hereof and marked Exhibit "A" is a description by metes and bounds of the outer boundaries of the said Ahupuaas of Kuholilea 2 & 3, Lahaina, Maui, Land Commission Award 11216 to M. Kekauonohi, herein sought to be determined and certified;

That the said description so set forth in said Exhibit "A" of the boundaries as claimed by your petitioner is by a true azimuth survey and is connected by co-ordinates to the Government Survey Triangulation System;

Attached to this application and made a part hereof is a map or tracing marked Exhibit "B" showing all natural topographical features permanent or otherwise, marked along said boundary lines, the bearings and distances of each course given in the description of survey and such other data from field notes as will make it practicable to reestablish any boundary mark or point that may become lost or destroyed;

That attached hereto, marked Exhibit "C" and made a part hereof is a statement showing the names of the lands adjoining said Ahupuaas of Kuholilea 2 & 3, the boundaries of which are herein sought to be determined and certified, also the names wherever known of the owners of said lands;

Wherefore your petitioner prays that upon receipt of this application you notify this applicant, also the owners of all lands adjoining the Ahupuaas of Kuholilea 2 & 3 the boundaries of which are sought to be determined and certified, of the date when you will be prepared to hear this application and that you do give proper legal notice of the date and place of hearing of this application and after hearing you do decide, [page 177]
settle, determine and certify the boundaries of said Ahupuaas of Kuholilea 2 & 3.
Dated at Honolulu, This 12th day of August, 1926.
Pioneer Mill Company, Limited, By
(Signed) J . M. Dowsett
Its President
SEAL
and (Signed) S.M. Lowrey
Its Treasurer.

Territory of Hawaii, City and County of Honolulu, s.s.

S.M. Lowrey, being first duly sworn on oath deposes and says, that he is Treasurer of Pioneer Mill Company, Limited, petitioner herein and as such is authorized to make and makes this verification on its behalf; that he has read the fore going petition, knows the contents thereof and the same are true. (Signed) S.M. Lowrey
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 12th day of August, 1926.
[T.] Y. Alina Notary Public, First Judicial Circuit, Territory of Hawaii'.
Seal

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Exhibit "A"
Description of Ahupuaas of Kuholilea 2 & 3, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii, being Apana 19 of Land Commission Award11216 to M. Kekauonohi.
Part 1.
Beginning at concrete post marked + on the mauka side of Wainee Street, at the north corner of Apana l of Land Commission Award 474 to W. Kalei, the co-ordinates of said post referred to the Laina Triangulation Station being 5792.8 feet South and 4232.6 feet West, and running by true azimuths;

1. 215° 30' 13.2 feet along Kuia, Land Commission Award 7716, Apana 11, to R. Keelikolani;
2. 162° 00' 167.6 feet - along same;
3: 152° 00' - 94.6 feet - along same and Kalimaohe, Land Commission Award 8559-B, Apana24 to W.C. Lunalilo;
4. 249° 00' 205.3 feet - along Kalimaohe and Aupokopoko, Land Commission Award 5116, Apana 2, to Kanae;
5. 252° 00' 102.3 feet along Aupokopoko;
6. 250° 00' 89.8 feet along same;
7. 252° 30' 229 feet along same;
8. 254° 00' 120 feet along same;
9. 239° 30' 86.6 feet along same;
10. 248° 15' 265 feet along same;
11. 0° 00' 50.8 feet along Land Commission Award7762 to Kaninaualii;
12. 290° 30' 93 feet along same;
13. 59° 30' 67 feet along government portion of Kuholilea 1 (Grant 1875 to George Shaw);
14. 49o 30' 110 feet along same;
15. 15° 00' 26 feet along same;
16. 338° 00' 14 feet along same;
17. 52° 30' 181 feet along same;
18. 333° 30' 23 feet along same;
19. 35° 30' 129.4 feet along same;
20. 58° 00' 251 feet along same and George Shaw & Maunahina's portion of Kuholilea 1, Land Commission Award11033;
21. 348° 00' 15 feet along Kuholilea 1, Land Commission Award11033 to G. Shaw & Maunahina;
22. 61° 00' 243 feet along same;
23. 153° 00' 21 feet along same;
24. 65° 00' 153 feet along same;
25. 144° 30' 23 feet along Kuhua 1;
26. 163° 30' 90 feet along Land Commission Award 8849 to Kukaeleiki Coles in Kuhuaiki;
27. 59° 00' 66 feet along same;
28. 172° 18' 69.8 feet along Apana 1 of Land Commission Award 474 to W. Kalei in Puuki to the point of beginning.
Area = 8.22 Acres, including Land Commission Award 281B to Ali and Land Commission Award 11149, Apana l, to Kuhua.'

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Part 2 in Kahoma Valley
Beginning at a point on the north edge of the Kahoma Stream, the co-ordinates of said point referred to the "Laina" Triangulation Station being 541.4 South and, 1517.8 feet East and runni ....

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.... o Keliipio;

Puunoa 3 (Portions)
Description: OK;
Map: Part 1, correct azimuth of 59° 50' 511 ft. to 59° 10' 511 ft;
Part 2, correct azimuth of 343° 30' 170 ft. to 343° 00' 170 ft;

North Ohao
Description: OK;
Map: OK;

Makila
Description: Part 2, course 24, correct Land Commission Award 6501 to Apaa to Land Commission Award 6507;
Correct area 58.5 ac. instead of 66 ac;
Map: Area on map to be corrected as above;

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Puunau Iki
Description: OK;
Map: Part 1, correct spelling Halkaa to Halakaa; Insert letter 'd' in word boundaries;
The above matter was taken up by your Mr. Alexander of the Land Department, with our Mr. Newton, the Deputy Surveyor, and if the changes meet with our approval please inform us to this effect.
Very respectfully, (Signed) Walter E. Wall, Surveyor,
Territory of Hawaii.

Puou: We note changes desired since completion of above report which are as follows:
Part 1, course 1, change 423.2 ft. to 406.5 ft; also strike out 'to a concrete post marked[triangle]';
course 2, change to 317° 05' 71.0 ft';
Area, change 0.75 to 0.74 Acre;
Map: Change and make above corrections”

The proposed modifications being acceptable to the applicant, and all parties interested, were noted on the several maps, in ink; the Pioneer Mill Company, Limited, asking that the boundaries be settled as so modified.

Commissioner: In the matter of the application of the Pioneer Mill Company, Limited, for a certificate for the settlement of the boundaries of the Ahupuaas of Kuholilea 2 and 3, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii, the Commissioner finds that the boundaries as claimed by the applicant, as slightly modified by the Territory, and which modifications have been noted on the maps, are' the true boundaries of the lands whose boundaries are sought to be determined, and certificate will be signed accordingly.

Certificate of Boundaries No. 218. Second Judicial Circuit, Territory of Hawaii.

Ahupuaas of Kuholilea 2 and 3. Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii. Apana 19 of
Land Commission Award 11216 to M. Kekauonohi.

[page 188]
Boundary Commission.

Second Judicial Circuit, Territory of Hawaii.

In the Matter of the Settlement of the Boundaries of the Ahupuaas of Kuholilea 2 and 3, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii.

An application to decide and certify the boundaries of the Ahupuaas of Kuholilea 2 and 3, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii, having been filed with me on the 17th day of August, 1926, by Pioneer Mill Company, Limited, in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 42 of the revised Laws of Hawaii, 1925, relating to the settlement of boundaries.

Now therefore, due notice of the time and place of hearing having been given, and all testimony offered in reference to the said boundaries having been duly received, and heard, and no person having appeared in objection thereto, (as more fully appears in the records of the Boundary Commission of the Second Judicial Circuit, Territory of. Hawaii, in Boundary Commissioner's Book No. 3, Pages 175 to 187, inclusive), in accordance with the decision then rendered, I find and certify the true and lawful boundaries of the Ahupuaas of Kuholilea 2 and 3, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii, to be as follows:

Part 1.
Beginning at concrete post marked + on the mauka side of Wainee Street, at the north corner of Apana 1 of Land Commission Award 474 to W. Kalei, the coordinates of said post referred to the Laina Triangulation Station being 5792.8 feet South and 4232.6 feet West, and running by true azimuths:

1. 215° 30' 13.2 feet along Kuia, Land Commission Award 7716, Apana 11, to R. Keelikolani;
2. 162° 00' 167.6 feet along same;
3. 152° 00' 94.6 feet along same and Kalimaohe; Land Commission Award8559B, Apana 24 to W. C. Lunalilo;
4. 249° 00' 205.3 feet along Kalimaohe and Aupokopoko; Land Commission Award 5116, Apana 2 to Kanae;
5. 252° 00' 102.3 feet along Aupokopoko;
6. 250° 00' 89.8 feet along same;
7. 252° 30' 229 feet along same;
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8. 254°00' 120 feet along same;
9. 239° 30' 86.6 feet along same;
10. 248° 15' 265 feet along same;
11. 0° 00' 50.8 feet along Land Commission Award 7762 to Kaninaualii;
12. 290° 30' 93 feet along same;
13. 59° 30' 67 feet along government portion of Kuholilea 1 (Grant 1875 to George Shaw);
14. 49° 30' 110 feet along same;
15. 15° 00'26 feet along same;
16. 338° 00' 14 feet along same;
17. 52° 30' 181 feet along same;
18. 333° 30' 23 feet along same;
19. 35° 30' 129.4 feet along same;
20. 58° 00'251 feet along same and George Shaw & Maunahina's portion of Kuholilea 1, Land Commission Award 11033;
21. 348° 00' 15 feet along Kuholilia [sic] 1, Land Commission Award11033 to G. Shaw & Maunahina;
22. 61° 00' 243 feet along same;
23. 153° 00' 21 feet along same;
24. 65° 00' 153 feet along same;
25. 144° 30'23 feet along Kuhua 1;
26. 163° 30'90 feet along Land Commission Award 8849 to Kukaeleiki Coles in Kuhuaiki;
27. 59° 00' 66 feet along same;
28. 172° 18' 69.8 feet along Apana 1 of Land Commission Award 474 to W. Kalei in Puuki to the point of beginning.
Area - 8.22 Acres, including Land Commission Award281-B to Ali and Land Commission Award 11149, Apana l, to Kuhua.

Part 2.
In Kahoma Valley
Beginning at a point on the north edge of the Kahoma Stream, the coordinates of said point referred to the 'Laina' Triangulation Station being 541.4 South and 1517.8 feet East, and running by true azimuths;

1. 161° 00' 50 feet along pali along Wahikuli;
2. 253° 00' 340 feet along same;
3. 234° 30' 132 feet along same;
4. 247° 00' 80 feet along pali along Wahikuli and Kuhua to stream;
5. Southwesterly along the Kahoma Stream along Kuholilea 4, the direct azimuth and distance being 62° 33' 552 feet, to the point of beginning.
Area - 0.47 Acres, a little more or less.

In Witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand at Wailuku, Maui, Territory of Hawaii, this 30th day of June, 1927.
Daniel H. Case, Commissioner of Boundaries for the Second Judicial Circuit, Territory of Hawaii. .

One day's work at $1.00, $10.00; Five certificates at $2.00 each, 10.00; Interpreter, 1.00; Postage – approximately .50; 11 folios of descriptive matter at 50c per folio, 5.50; 22 folios of record and proceedings at 25c per folio 5.50; [Total] $34.50

[No. 218, Kuholilea 2 & 3 Ahupuaa, District of Lahaina, Island of Maui, Boundary Commission, Part 1, 8.22 Acres; Part 2, 0.47 Acres; 1927]