Boundary Commission

1927 223 Pioneer Mill Co.
Certification: 223
Ahupua`a: Panaewa (Portions)
District: Lahaina
Island: Maui
Ownership: Pioneer Mill Co.
Misc:
Year: 1927
Statistics: 31488 characters 4995 words
Panaewa Ahupuaa, Lahaina District, Island of Maui, Boundary Commission, Maui, Volume 3, No. 2, pp. 255-271

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 Panaewa, 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 Portions of the Ahupuaa of Panaewa, 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 15 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;
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That the outer boundaries of the said land have not at any time heretofore been settled, determined or certified by any judicial tribunal;

That your petitioner is the successor in title and interest 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 said portions of the Ahupuaa of Panaewa, Lahaina, Maui, Land Commission Award Number 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 re-establish 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 portions of the Ahupuaa of Panaewa, 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 [page 257] of all lands adjoining said portions of the Ahupuaa of Panaewa, 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, settle, determine and certify the boundaries of said portions of the Ahupuaa of Panaewa.
Dated at Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, this 12th day of August, 1926.
Pioneer Mill Company, Limited
By (Signed) J.M. Dowsett, Its President
and (Signed) S.M. LOWREY, Its Treasurer
Seal

Territory of Hawaii City and County of Honolulu, ss.

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 foregoing 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.
(Signed) T. Y. Alina
Notary Public, First Judicial Circuit, Territory of Hawaii.
Seal

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Exhibit "A"
Description of Portions of the Ahupuaa of Panaewa, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii
Apana 15 of Land Commission Award Number 11216 to M. Kekauonohi

Lot 1
On Lahainaluna Road
Beginning on the north side of the Lahainaluna Road at the southwest corner of Apana 1 of Land Commission Award 8018 to Alika Mela, the co-ordinates of said point of beginning referred to the "Laina" Triangulation Station, being 6348.0 feet South and 2583.0 feet West, and running by true azimuths:

1. 55° 10´ 286.1 feet along Lahainaluna Road and across Mill Street;
2. 46° 30´ 164 387 feet along Lahainaluna Road;
3. 137° 30´ 88 feet along Apana 2 of Land Commission Award 6551 to Hikikau in Lapakea;
4. 222° 50´ 231feet along Land Commission Award 58 to Mapu in Kopili;
5. 217° 35´ 138 feet along same;
6. 229° 00´ 316 feet along same;
7. 202° 35' 257.4 feet along same and apana 4 of Land Commission Award 4320 to Kaua;
8. 233° 00´ 61 feet along Paeohi;
9. 162 30´ 38 feet along same;
10. 240° 00' 49 feet along same;
11. 305° 50' 83 feet along same;
12. 235° 10' 166 feet along same;
13. 253° 30' 83 feet along same;
14. 223° 50' 108 feet along same;
15. 17° 00' 274 feet along same;
16. 60° 30' 154 feet along Apana 1 of Land Commission Award 8018 to Alika Mela in Opaeula;
17. 150° 30° 10 feet along same;
18. 66° 10' 108 feet along same;
19. 8° 30' 18 feet along same;
20. 32° 15' 110 feet along same;
21. 5° 30' 56 feet along same;
22. 41° 15' 86 feet along same to the point of beginning.
Area 4.30 acres

Lot 2
Ili of Haua in Kanaha Valley

Beginning at a cross cut in rock on face of pali north of the Kanaha Stream, the true azimuth and distance of said cross [page 259] from the "Akiona" Reference Station (marked by a concrete post) being 110° 25', 151.2 feet, and the co-ordinates of said "Akiona" Reference Station referred to the "Laina" Trig. Station being 1594.3 feet South and 5304.3 feet East, and running by true azimuths.

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1. 278 00' 324.1 feet along land of Waianae;
2. 50 00' 60 feet along same to the north bank of Stream;3. 70 00' 220 feet along north bank of Kanaha Stream;
4. 86 00' 110 feet along same;
5. 123 30' 70 feet along same;
6. 95 30' 120 feet along same;
7. 109 30' 150 feet along same;
8. 123 50' 100 feet along same;
9. 85 00' 135 feet along same;
10. 101 13' 162.8 feet along Ili of Kilohaa in Moalii, Apana 1 of Land Commission Award 3702 to David Malo;
11. 144 00' 44.2 feet along same;
12. 178 00' 89.1 feet along same and land of Waianae to pipe;
13. 286 00' 110 feet along land of Waianae;
14. 293 00' 250 feet along same and foot of pali (at 10 feet passing over pipe);
15. 275 20' 100 feet along same;
16. 265 00' 100 feet along same;
17. 280 30' 150 feet along same;
18. 255 46' 87.1 feet along same to the point of beginning.
Area 2.30 Acres, a little more or less.

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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 Portions of Puunoa 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.

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Certificate of Boundaries No. 223. Second Judicial Circuit, Territory of Hawaii.

Portions of the Ahupuaa of Panaewa, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii.
Apana 15 of Land Commission Award 11216 to M. Kekauonohi

Boundary Commission, Second Judicial Circuit, Territory of Hawaii.

In the Matter of the Settlement of the Boundaries of Portions of the Ahupuaa of Panaewa, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii.

An application to decide and certify the boundaries of portions of the Ahupuaa of Panaewa, 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 255 to 268, inclusive), in accordance with the decision then rendered, I find and certify [page 270] the true and lawful boundaries of the Ahupuaa of Makila, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii, to be as follows:

Lot 1
On Lahainaluna Road
Beginning on the north side of the Lahainaluna Road at the southwest corner of Apana 1 of Land commission Award 8018 to Alika Mela, the co-ordinates of said point of beginning referred to the "Laina" Triangulation Station, being 6348.0 feet South and 2583.0 feet West, and running by true azimuths:

1. 55° 10´ 286 feet along Lahainaluna Road and across Mill Street;
2. 46° 30´ 164 387 feet along Lahainaluna Road;
3. 137° 30´ 88 feet along Apana 2 of Land Commission Award 6551 to Hikikau in Lapakea;
4. 222° 50´ 231feet along Land Commission Award 58 to Mapu in Kopili;
5. 217° 35´ 138 feet along same;
6. 229° 00´ 316 feet along same;
7. 202° 35' 257.4 feet along same and apana 4 of Land Commission Award 4320 to Kaua;
8. 233° 00´ 61 feet along Paeohi;
9. 162 30´ 38 feet along same;
10. 240° 00' 49 feet along same;
11. 305° 50' 83 feet along same;
12. 235° 10' 166 feet along same;
13. 253° 30' 83 feet along same;
14. 223° 50' 108 feet along same;
15. 17° 00' 274 feet along same;
16. 60° 30' 154 feet along Apana 1 of Land Commission Award 8018 to Alika Mela in Opaeula;
17. 150° 30° 10 feet along same;
18. 66° 10' 108 feet along same;
19. 8° 30' 18 feet along same;
20. 32° 15' 110 feet along same;
21. 5° 30' 56 feet along same;
22. 41° 15' 86 feet along same to the point of beginning.
Area 4.30 acres

Lot 2
Ili of Haua in Kanaha Valley

Beginning at a cross cut in rock on face of pali north of the Kanaha Stream, the true azimuth and distance of said cross [page 259] from the "Akiona" Reference Station (marked by a concrete post) being 110° 25', 151.2 feet, and the co-ordinates of said "Akiona" Reference Station referred to the "Laina" Trig. Station being 1594.3 feet South and 5304.3 feet East, and running by true azimuths.

[all missing ° sign]
1. 278 00' 324.1 feet along land of Waianae;
2. 50 001 60 feet along same to the north bank of Stream;3. 70 00' 220 feet along north bank of Kanaha Stream;
4. 86 00' 110 feet along same;
5. 123 30' 70 feet along same;

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6. 95 30' 120 feet along same;
7. 109 30' 150 feet along same;
8. 123 50' 100 feet along same;
9. 85 00' 135 feet along same;
10. 101 13' 162.8 feet along Ili of Kilohaa in Moalii, Apana 1 of Land Commission Award 3702 to David Malo;
11. 144 00' 44.2 feet along same;
12. 178 00' 89.1 feet along same and land of Waianae to pipe;
13. 286 00' 110 feet along land of Waianae;
14. 293 00' 250 feet along same and foot of pali (at 10 feet passing over pipe);
15. 275 20' 100 feet along same;
16. 265 00' 100 feet along same;
17. 280 30' 150 feet along same;
18. 255 46' 87.1 feet along same to the point of beginning.
Area 2.30 Acres, a little more or less.

Lot 3
Ili of Kaiwiholi in Kanaha Valley
Beginning at a cross on rock in trail on the north bank of the Kanaha Stream, the co-ordinates of said cross referred to the "Laina" Trig. Station being 1633.5 feet South and 5492.9 feet East and its true azimuth and distance from the "Akiona" Reference Station (marked by a concrete post) being 281° 45', 192.6 feet, and running by true azimuths:

1. 285 40' 200 feet along foot of pali along the land of Waianae;
2. 262 30' 130 feet along same;
3. 288 00' 250 feet along same;
4. 344 00' 68 feet along same to the north bank of the Kanaha stream;
5. 69 30' 250 feet along the north bank of the Kanaha Stream;
6. 134 10' 200 feet along same;
7. 97 30' 70 feet along same;
8. 132 12' 176.7 feet along same to the point of beginning.
Area 1.55 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 of the Second Judicial Circuit´
Territory of Hawaii.

One day´s work at $10.00, $10.00; Five certificates at $2.00 each,10.00;
Interpreter, 1.00; Postage – approximately .50; Clerical work - mailing notices, etc., 2.00; 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. 223, Panaewa Ahupuaa, Lahaina District, Island of Maui, Boundary Commission, Lot 1, 4.30 acres, Lot 2, 2.30 acres; Lot 3, 1.55 Acres; 1927]