Boundary Commission

1927 228 Pioneer Mill Co.
Certification: 228
Ahupua`a: Kuholilea 4
District: Lahaina
Island: Maui
Ownership: Pioneer Mill Co.
Misc: portion
Year: 1927
Statistics: 35424 characters 5585 words
Kuholilea 4 Ahupuaa (Portion), District of Lahaina, Island of Maui, Boundary Commission, Maui, Volume 3, No. 2, pps 339-357

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 Ahupuaa of Kuholilea 4, 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 Ahupuaa of Kuholilea 4, 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 8559B, apana 26 to W.C. Lunalilo, 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 340] any judicial tribunal.

That your petitioner is the successor in title and in trust 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 Ahupuaa of Kuholilea 4, Lahaina, Maui, Land Commission Award 8559B, apana 26 to W.C. Lunalilo, 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 coordinates 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 Ahupuaa of Kuholilea 4, 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 Ahupuaa of Kuholilea 4 the boundaries of which are sought to be determined and certified, of the date

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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,
settle, determine and certify the boundaries of said Ahupuaa of Kuholilea 4.
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”

Part 1
Upper Portion
Description of The Ahupuaa of Kuholilea 4, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii, being Apana 26 to Land Commission Award 8559B To W.C. Lunalilo.

Beginning at the southeast corner of this piece at a point on the north edge of the Kahoma Valley, the coordinates of said point of beginning referred to the "Laina" Triangulation Station being 1584.4 feet North and 9064.2 feet East and running by true azimuths:

1. 99° 52´ 30" 1646 feet along Puou, Land Commission Award 8520, Apana 2 to J. Kaeo;
2. 90° 43´ 1044 feet along same;
3. 98° 58´ 587 feet along same;
4. 80° 08´ 1100 feet along same;
5. 15° 22´ 1085 feet along same;
6. 336° 10´ 477 feet along same;
7. 281° 00´ 134 feet along Paunau Land Commission Award 7713 Apana 26; V. Kamamalu;
8. 88° 00´ 201.5 feet along Kuhua 1, Land Commission Award 7582, to E. Kipa;
9. 144° 00´ 44 feet along same;
10. 97° 00´ 50 feet along same;
11. 104° 25´ 113.3 feet along same;
12. 92° 00´ 89 feet along same;
13. 99° 00´ 141.0 feet along same;
14. 71° 10´ 80 feet along same to Kahoma Stream;
15. 75° 10´ 137 feet along Kahoma Stream;
16. 89° 00´ 66 feet along Land Commission Award 474, Apana 2, to Kalei in Puuki;
17. 111° 10´ 111 feet along same;
18. 87° 15´ 191.4 feet along same;
19. 77° 30´ 32 feet along same;
20. 348° 45´ 13 feet along same;
21. 63° 30´ 66 feet along same;
22. 91° 45´ 21.0 feet along Apana 2 of Land Commission Award 9950 to Leleku in Puunoa 2;
23. 71° 45´ 146 feet along same;
24. 69° 40´ 203 feet along Puunoa 2, Grant 962 to Puhalahua;
25. 83° 15´ 243.5 feet along same;
26. 66° 16´ 328.9 feet along Apana 1 of Land Commission Award 9950 to Leleku in Puako;
27. 335° 00´ 25 feet along same;
28. 62° 00´ 115 feet along Land Commission Award 5912, Apana 4, to Pahia in Puako;
29. 59° 30´ 83 feet along Land Commission Award 9793, Apana 3; to Mumuku and Land Commission Award 9795, Apana 4, to Kaaumaiewa, both in Puako;
30. 69° 00´ 335 feat along Land Commission Award 470, Apana 3, to Kuokoa in Puako and Land Commission Award 6061, Apana 4, to Hanemo [page 343] and Land Commission Award 486, Apana 3, to Ku both in Puunoa 3, to the north edge of the Kahoma Stream;
31. 160° 20' 397 feet, along Kuhua;
32. 230° 24' 1305 feet, along same;
33. 252° 20´ 2197 feet, along same;
34. 259° 30' 1868 feet, along same;
35. 277° 30' 2112 feet along same;
36. 267°18' 3301.3 feet along same to a point on the north edge of the Kahoma Valley 242° 50´ 1255 feet, from a Forest Reserve Monument;
37. Thence southwesterly along the north edge of the Kahoma Valley along Paunau Land Commission Award 7713, Apana 26, to Victoria Kamamalu, the direct azimuth and distance being 71° 55' 3058 feet, to the point of beginning.
Area 168 Acres, a little more or less, (including Land Commission Award 10431 to Nipoa)

Part 2.
Portion In Kahoma Valley

Beginning on the north side of the Kahoma Stream at the southwest corner of the Mountain Portion of this land, at a point whose coordinates referred to the "Laina" Triangulation Station are 234.2 feet South and 2131.9 feet East, and running by true azimuths:

1. 318° 00´165.6 feet across the Kahoma Stream along Puunoa 3;
2. 70° 20° 265 feet along Puunoa of Lahilahi Land Commission Award 8515;
3. 58° 30' 185 feet along same;
4. 49° 30' 205 feet along same;
5. 67° 00' 50 feet along same;
6. 77° 55' 46 feet along same;
7. 50° 00 ° 59 feet along same;
8. 24° 00 °30 feet along same to the south edge of stream;
9. 345° 00´ 45.5 feet along same along stream to northeast corner of Land Commission Award 6621 to Nalehu, (co-ordinates referred to "Laina", 816.3 feet South and 1543.3 feet East);
10. 28° 00´ 148 feet along same;
11. 333° 00' 25 feet along same;
12. 34° 00' 206 feet along Paunau, Land Commission Award 7713, Apana 26, to V. Kamamalu;
13. 29° 30' 19 ....

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.... d 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 Ahupuaa of Kuholilea 4, 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.

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Certificate of Boundaries No. 228. Second Judicial Circuit, Territory of Hawaii.

Ahupuaa of Kuholilea 4, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii. Apana 26 of Land Commission Award 8559B to W.C. Lunalilo.

Boundary Commission, Second Judicial Circuit, Territory of Hawaii.

In the Matter of the Settlement of the Boundaries of the Ahupuaa of Kuholilea 4, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii.

An application to decide and certify the boundaries of the Ahupuaa of Kuholilea 4, 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 339 to 353, inclusive), in accordance with the decision then rendered, I find and certify the true and lawful boundaries of the Ahupuaa of Kuholilea 4, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii, to be as follows:

Part 1
Upper Portion
Beginning at the southeast corner of this piece at a point on the north edge of the Kahoma Valley, the coordinates of said point of beginning referred to the "Laina" Triangulation Station being 1584.4 feet North and 9064.2 feet East and running by true azimuths:
[all missing degree signs have been added]
1. 99° 52´ 30" 1646 feet along Puou, Land Commission Award 8520, Apana 2 to J. Kaeo
2. 90° 43´ 1044 feet along same;
3. 98° 58´ 587 feet along same;
4. 80° 08´ 1100 feet along same;
5. 15° 22´ 1085 feet along same;
6. 336° 10´ 477 feet along same;
7. 281° 00´ 134 feet along Paunau Land Commission Award 7713 Apana 26; V. Kamamalu;
8. 88° 00´ 201.5 feet along Kuhua 1, Land Commission Award 7582, to E. Kipa;
9. 144° 00´ 44 feet along same;
10. 97° 00´ 50 feet along same;
11. 104° 25´ 113.3 feet along same;
12. 92° 00´ 89 feet along same;
13. 99° 00´ 137 feet along same;
14. 71° 10´ 80 feet along same to Kahoma Stream;
15. 75° 10´ 137 feet along Kahoma Stream;
16. 89° 00´ 66 feet along Land Commission Award 474, Apana 2, to Kalei in Puuki;
17. 111° 10´ 111 feet along same;
18. 87° 15´ 191.4 feet along same;
19. 77° 30´ 32 feet along same;
20. 348° 45´ 13 feet along same;
21. 63° 30´ 66 feet along same;
22. 91° 45´ 21.0 feet along Apana 2 of Land Commission Award 9950 to Leleku in Puunoa 2;
23. 71° 45´ 146 feet along same;
24. 69° 40´ 203 feet along Puunoa 2, Grant 962 to Puhalahua;
25. 83° 15´ 243.5 feet along same;
26. 66° 16´ 328.9 feet along Apana 1 of Land Commission Award 9950 to Leleku in Puako;
27. 335° 00´ 25 feet along same;
28. 62° 00´ 115 feet along Land Commission Award 5912, Apana 4, to Pahia in Puako;
29. 59° 30´ 83 feet along Land Commission Award 9793, Apana 3; to Mumuku and Land Commission Award 9795, Apana 4, to Kaaumaiewa, both in Puako;
30. 69° 00´ 335 feat along Land Commission Award 470, Apana 3, to Kuokoa in Puako and Land Commission Award 6061, Apana 4, to Hanemo and Land Commission Award
486, Apana 3, to Ku both in Puunoa 3, to the north edge of the Kahoma Stream;
31. 60° 20' 397 feet, along Kuhua;
32. 230° 24' 1305 feet, along same;
33. 252° 20´ 2197 feet, along same;
34. 259° 30' 1868 feet, along same;
35. 277° 30' 2112 feet along same;
36. 267°18' 3301.3 feet along same to a point on the north edge of the Kahoma Valley 242° 50´ 1255 feet, from a Forest Reserve Monument;
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37. Thence southwesterly along the north edge of the Kahoma Valley along Paunau Land Commission Award 7713, Apana 26, to Victoria Kamamalu, the direct azimuth and distance being 71° 55' 3058 feet, to the point of beginning.
Area 168 Acres, a little more or less, (including Land Commission Award 10431 to Nipoa)

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Part 2.
Portion In Kahoma Valley

Beginning on the north side of the Kahoma Stream at the southwest corner of the Mountain Portion of this land, at a point whose coordinates referred to the "Laina" Triangulation Station are 234.2 feet South and 2131.9 feet East, and running by true azimuths:

1. 318° 00´165.6 feet across the Kahoma Stream along Puunoa 3;
2. 70° 20' 265 feet along Puunoa of Lahilahi Land Commission Award 8515;
3. 58° 30' 185 feet along same;
4. 49° 30' 205 feet along same;
5. 67° 00' 50 feet along same;
6. 77° 55' 46 feet along same;
7. 50° 00' 59 feet along same;
8. 24° 00'30 feet along same to the south edge of stream;
9. 345° 00´ 45.5 feet along same along stream to northeast corner of Land Commission Award 6621 to Nalehu, (co-ordinates referred to "Laina", 816.3 feet South and 1543.3 feet East);
10. 28° 00´ 148 feet along same;
11. 333° 00' 25 feet along same;
12. 34° 00' 206 feet along Paunau, Land Commission Award 7713, Apana 26, to V. Kamamalu;
13. 29° 30' 197 feet along same;
14. 67° 00' 387 feet along same;
15. 63° 00' 295 feet along same;
16. 38° 30´ 88 feet along same;
17. 343° 20´ 109 feet along same;
18. 9° 30' 92 feet along same;
19. 48° 30' 117 feet along same;
20. 13° 18' 113 feet along same;
21. 52° 00' 275 feet along same and Puou Land Commission Award 8520, Apana 2, to Kaeo, to south corner (in stream) of Apana 2 of Land Commission Award 6620 to Napahi;
22. 23° 30' 116 feet along Puou;
23.114° 00´ 132 feet along Wahikuli;
24. 183° 00´ 135 feet along same;
25. 216° 45´ 272 feet along same;
26. 202° 00´ 60 feet along same;
27. 169° 00´ 92.0 feet along same;
28. 182° 00´ 283 feet along same;
29. 217° 00´ 84 feet along same;
30. 236° 40´ 131 feet along same;
31. 253° 45´ 490 feet along same;
32. 223° 10´ 50 feet along same;
33. 196° 48´ 290 feet along same;
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34. 235° 40´ 529 feet along same to north edge of Kahoma stream;
35. 206° 25´ 65.2 feet along the stream;
36. 242° 33´ 552 feet along stream along portion of Kuholilea of Kekauonohi;
37. 247° 00´ 135 feet along the stream along Kuhua to the point of beginning.
Area16.5 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; Postageapproximately .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. 228, Kuholilea 4 Ahupuaa, District of Lahaina, Island of Maui, Boundary Commission, Part 1, 168 acres; Part 2, 16.5 acres; 1927]