Boundary Commission

1927 225 Pioneer Mill Co.
Certification: 225
Ahupua`a Puaa Nui (Portions)
District: Lahaina
Island Maui
Ownership: Pioneer Mill Co.
Misc:
Year: 1927
Statistics: 30525 characters 4794 words
Puaa Nui Ahupuaa, Lahaina District, Island of Maui, Boundary Commission, Maui, Volume 3, No. 2, pp. 289-304

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 Puaa Nui, 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 Puaa Nui, 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 17 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 any judicial tribunal;

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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 Puaa Nui, Lahaina, Maui, Land Commission Award Number 11216, Apana 17 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 the Ahupuaa of Puaa Nui, 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 ownersof all lands adjoining the Ahupuaa of Puaa Nui, 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 [page 291] 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 Puaa Nui.
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 the Ahupuaa of Puaa Nui, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii, Being Apana 17 of Land Commission Award 11216 To. M. Kekauonohi.

Part 1
Beginning at a point on the, northeasterly boundary of the Ahupuaa of Waiokama, Land Commission Award 7715, Apana 3, to Lot Kamehameha, the co-ordinates of said point referred to the "Laina" Triangulation Station being 10078 feet South and 1555 feet West and running by true azimuths:

1. 240° 30´ 309.4 feet along Ahupuaa of Puaa iki, Boundary Certificate No. 7;
2. 236° 00´ 130 feet along same;
3. 148° 30´6 feet along same;
4. 239° 30´ 162 feet along same;
5. 251° 45´ 826 feet along same;
6. 150° 15´ 18 feet along same;
7. 141° 00´ 61 feet along same;
8. 112° 00´ 30 feet along same;
9. 237° 00´15 feet along Apana 1 of Land Commission Award 6218 to Mauae in Wainee;
10. 258° 20´ 230 feet along Ahupuaa of Wainee;
11. 342° 50´ 356 feet along same;
12. 231° 50´ 260 feet along same;
13. 313° 50´ 300 feet along same;
14. 340° 00´ 116 feet along same;
15. 105° 40´ 470.5 feet along Ahupuaa of Kooka;
16. 108° 15´ 140 feet along Apana 2 of Land Commission Award 5458 to Manu in Kooka;
17. 87° 45´ 302 feet along Apana 3 of Land Commission Award 6207 to Kahaka in Kooka;
18. 34° 15´ 104 feet along same;
19. 53° 45´ 285 feet along Apana 2 of Grant 725 to Namauu in Kooka;
20. 60° 00´ 146 feet along Apana 3 of Land Commission Award 5458 to Manu in Kooka;
21. 54° 45´ 327 feet along same and Apana 2 of Land Commission Award 6799 to Keaka in Kooka;
22. 73° 25´ 389 feet along Ahupuaa of Kooka;
23. 160° 00´ 166 feet along Ahupuaa of Waiokama;
24. 166° 00´ 111.8 feet along same to the point of beginning.
Area - 12.38 Acres

Compiled by A. C. Alexander.
Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii
October 16, 1925.

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Part 2
Lele in Kauaula Valley

Beginning at a point on the north side of the Kauaula Stream bearing by true azimuth 234° 00´ and distant 96.0 feet from a concrete post marking the "Puehuehuiki" "Trig.. Station of G. F. Wright, the co-ordinates of said station referred to the Government Survey Trig. Station "Laina" being 11111.4 feet South and 6316.4 feet East, and running thence by true azimuths:

1. Northwesterly along the Kauaula Stream to the south corner of Apana 1 of Land Commission Award 3542 to Kalua, the direct azimuth and distance being 143° 45´ 381 feet;
2. 214° 00´ 173 feet along Puehuehu nui;
3. 251° 30´ 103 feet along Puehuehu nui;
4. 294° 30´ 204 feet along Wainee;
5. 343° 30´ 184 feet along Puaaiki;
6. 272° 00´ 56 feet along Puaaiki;
7. 165° 00´ 151 feet along Puaaiki;
8. 265° 40´ 85 feet along Wainee;
9. 279° 15´ 218 feet along Wainee;
10. 1° 15´ 100 feet along ....

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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;

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”

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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 Puaa Nui, 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. 225. Second Judicial Circuit, Territory of Hawaii.

Ahupuaa of Puaa Nui, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii.
Apana 17 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 the Ahupuaa of Puaa Nui, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii.

An application to decide and certify the boundaries of the Ahupuaa of Puaa Nui, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii, [page 303] 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 289 to 302, inclusive), in accordance with the decision then rendered, I find and certifythe true and lawful boundaries of the Ahupuaa of Puaa Nui, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii, to be as follows:

Part 1
Beginning at a point on the, northeasterly boundary of the Ahupuaa of Waiokama, Land Commission Award 7715, Apana 3, to Lot Kamehameha, the co-ordinates of said point referred to the "Laina" Triangulation Station being 10078 feet South and 1555 feet West and running by true azimuths:

1. 240° 30´ 309.4 feet along Ahupuaa of Puaa iki, Boundary Certificate No. 7;
2. 236° 00´ 130 feet along same;
3. 148° 30´6 feet along same;
4. 239° 30´ 162 feet along same;
5. 251° 45´ 826 6 feet along same;
6. 150° 15´ 18 7 feet along same;
7. 141° 00´ 61 8 feet along same;
8. 112° 00´ 30 9. feet along same;
9. 237° 00´15 feet along Apana 1 of Land Commission Award 6218 to Mauae in Wainee;
10. 258° 20´ 230 feet along Ahupuaa of Wainee;
11. 342° 50´ 356 feet along same;
12. 231° 50´ - 260 feet along same;
13. 313° 50´ 300 feet along same;
14. 340° 00´ 116 feet along same;
15. 105° 40´ 470.5 feet along Ahupuaa of Kooka;
16. 108° 15´ 140 feet along Apana 2 of Land Commission Award 5458 to Manu in Kooka;
17. 87° 45´ 302 feet along Apana 3 of Land Commission Award 6207 to Kahaka in Kooka;
18. 34° 15´ 104 feet along same;
19. 53° 45´ 285 feet along Apana 2 of Grant 725 to Namauu in Kooka;
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20. 60° 00´ 146 feet along Apana 3 of Land Commission Award 5458 to Manu in Kooka;
21. 54° 45´ 327 feet along same and Apana 2 of Land Commission Award 6799 to Keaka in Kooka;
22. 73° 25´ 389 feet along Ahupuaa of Kooka;
23. 160° 00´ 166 feet along Ahupuaa of Waiokama;
24. 166° 00´ 111.8 feet along same to the point of beginning.
Area - 12.38 Acres

Part 2
Lele in Kauaula Valley

Beginning at a point on the north side of the Kauaula Stream bearing by true azimuth 234° 00´ and distant 96.0 feet from a concrete post marking the "Puehuehuiki" "Trig.. Station of G. F. Wright, the co-ordinates of said station referred to the Government Survey Trig. Station "Laina" being 11111.4 feet South and 6316.4 feet East, and running thence by true azimuths:

1. Northwesterly along the Kauaula Stream to the south corner of Apana 1 of Land Commission Award 3542 to Kalua, the direct azimuth and distance being 143° 45´ 381 feet;
2. 214° 00´ 173 feet along Puehuehu nui;
3. 251° 30´ 103 feet along Puehuehu nui;
4. 294° 30´ 204 feet along Wainee;
5. 343° 30´ 184 feet along Puaaiki;
6. 272° 00´ 56 feet along Puaaiki;
7. 165° 00´ 151 feet along Puaaiki;
8. 265° 40´ 85 feet along Wainee;
9. 279° 15´ 218 feet along Wainee;
10. 1° 15´ 100 feet along Polaiki;
11. 90° 00´ 5 feet along Polaiki;
12. 6° 30´ 121 feet along Polaiki;
13. 344° 00´ 81 feet along Polaikito the Kauaula Stream;
14. Southwesterly along the Kauaula Stream to the southeast corner of Apana 1 of Land Commission Award 4878 GG to Maluae, the direct azimuth and distance being 50° 00´ 152 feet;
15. 174° 00´ 160 feet along Puaa iki;
16. 77° 00´ 135 feet along Puaa iki;
17. 13° 20´ 35 feet along Puaa iki;
18. 97° 00´ 17 feet along Puaa iki;
19. 4° 00´ 130 feet along Puaa iki to the Kauaula Stream;
20. Northwesterly along the Kauaula Stream to the point of beginning, the direct azimuth and distance being 111° 54´ 244.2 feet, and
Containing an area of 5.4 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; 10 folios of descriptive matter at 50c per folio 5.00;
22 folios of record and proceedings at 25c per folio, 5.50; [Total] $34.00

[No. 225, Puaa Nui Ahupuaa, Lahaina District, Island of Maui, Boundary Commission, Lot 1, 12.38 acres, Lot 2, 5.4 acres;1927]