Boundary Commission

1927 224 Pioneer Mill Co.
Certification: 224
Ahupua`a Puou (Portions)
District: Lahaina
Island Maui
Ownership: Pioneer Mill Co.
Misc:
Year: 1927
Statistics: 30024 characters 4724 words
Puou Ahupuaa, Lahaina District, Island of Maui, Boundary Commission, Maui, Volume 3, No. 2, pp. 272-288

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 Portions of the Ahupuaa of Puou, 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 Puou, 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 8520, Apana 2 to Josua Kaeo, the Board of Commissioners to Quiet Land Titles under and by virtue of law did award to Josua Kaeo, 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 Kaeo 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 Puou, Lahaina, Maui, Land Commission Award Number 8520, Apana 2 to Josua Kaeo, 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 Puou, 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 said portions of the Ahupuaa of Puou, the boundaries of which are sought to be determined and certified of the date when you will be prepared to hear this [page 274] 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 Puou.
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 Puou, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii
Land Commission Award Number Apana 2 to Josua Kaeo.
Part 1
On Dickenson Street

Beginning at a pipe at the east corner of Wainee and Dickenson Streets, the co-ordinates of said pipe referred to the "Laina" Trig. Station being 7753.8 feet South and 2871.4 feet West, and running by true azimuths

1. 226° 42' 406.5 feet along Dickenson Street;
2. 317° 05' 71.0 feet along Kapewakua, Land Commission Award 8524B,
Apana 2, to Peke, and Paunau, Land Commission Award 7713, Apana 26, to V. Kamamalu;
3. 42° 30' 229.0 feet along Paunau;
4. 52° 46' 182.8 feet along same (at 27 feet passing over a concrete poet marked N) to a concrete post marked [right arrow] on the mauka or east side of Wainee St;
5. 140° 12' 68.6 feet along Wainee St. to the point of beginning.
Area - 0.74 Acres.

In Kahoma and Kanaha Valleys

Beginning at a cross on a large rook at stonewall, at the southeast corner of Land Commission Award 6541 to Haia, the co-ordinates of said cross referred to the "Laina" Triangulation Station being 1933.7 feet South and 780.5 feet East, and running by true azimuths:

1. Northeasterly along the top of the pali along the Lahainaluna School land, the direct azimuth and distance being 255° 23' 247.3 feet,
2. 327° 00' 23 feet along Hanakaoo to the center of the Kanaha Stream;
3. Southwesterly along the center of the Kanaha Stream along Kalimaohe and Kainehe to its junction with the Kahoma Stream, the direct azimuth and distance being 52° 25', 970.2 feet,
4. 171° 06' 153 feet along the Kahoma Stream along Land Commission Award 7724, Apana to Poholopu in Wahikuli to the South corner of Kuholilea 4, Land Commission Award 8559B, Apana26, to W.C. Lunalilo;
5. 203° 30' 116 feet along Kuholilea 4;

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6. 232° 00' 81.6 feet along same;
7. 339° 30' 137 feet along Paunau, at 46.9 feet passing over a concrete post marked with a cross on the edge of the pali at the northwest corner of Land Commission Award 6541 to Haia;
8. Northeasterly along the top of the pali, along Land Commission Award 6541
to Haia the direct azimuth and distance being 226° 00' 531.3 feet, to the point of beginning.
Area 1.9 Acres, a little more or less.

Part 3
Upland Portion

Beginning at a concrete post marked on the edge of the pali on the north side of Kahoma Valley, the co-ordinates of said post referred to the "Laina" Triangulation station being 932.9 feet North and 6714.9 feet East, and running by true azimuths:

1. 73° 18' 2170 feet along the Ahupuaa of Paunau;
2. 156° 10' 467 feet along the Ahupuaa of Kuholilea 4;
3. 195° 22' 1085 feet along same;
4. 260° 08' 1100 feet along same;
5. 278° 58' 587 feet along same;
6. 2 ....

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.... escription: OK;
Map: Correct Land Commission Award477-I to Land Commission Award 477F to Keliipio;

Puunoa 3 (Portions)
Description: OK;
Map: Part 1, correct azimuth of 59° 50' 511 ft. to 5910' 511 ft;
Part 2, correct azimuth of 343° 30' 170 ft. to 34300' 170 ft;

North Uhao
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 Portions of Puou, 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. 224. Second Judicial Circuit, Territory of Hawaii.

Portions of the Ahupuaa of Puou, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii.
Land Commission Award 8520, Apana 2, to Josua Kaeo

Boundary Commission, Second Judicial Circuit, Territory of Hawaii.

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

An application to decide and certify the boundaries of portions of the Ahupuaa of Puou, 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 272 to 285, inclusive), in accordance with the decision then rendered, I find and certifythe true and lawful boundaries of the Ahupuaa of Puou, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii, to be as follows:

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Part 1
On Dickenson Street

Beginning at a pipe at the east corner of Wainee and Dickenson Streets, the co-ordinates of said pipe referred to the "Laina" Trig. Station being 7753.8 feet South and 2871.4 feet West, and running by true azimuths

1. 226° 42' 406.5 feet along Dickenson Street;
2. 317° 05' 71.0 feet along Kapewakua, Land Commission Award 8524B,
Apana 2, to Peke, and Paunau, Land Commission Award 7713, Apana 26, to V. Kamamalu;
3. 42° 30' 229.0 feet along Paunau;
4. 52° 46' 182.8 feet along same (at 27 feet passing over a concrete poet marked N) to a concrete post marked [right arrow] on the mauka or east side of Wainee St;
5. 140° 12' 68.6 feet along Wainee St. to the point of beginning.
Area - 0.74 Acres.

Part 2
In Kahoma and Kanaha Valleys

Beginning at a cross on a large rook at stonewall, at the southeast corner of Land Commission Award 6541 to Haia, the co-ordinates of said cross referred to the "Laina" Triangulation Station being 1933.7 feet South and 780.5 feet East, and running by true azimuths:

1. Northeasterly along the top of the pali along the Lahainaluna School land, the direct azimuth and distance being 255° 23 , 247.3 feet,
2. 327° 00' 23 feet along Hanakaoo to the center of the Kanaha Stream;
3. Southwesterly along the center of the Kanaha Stream along Kalimaohe and Kainehe to its junction with the Kahoma Stream, the direct azimuth and distance being 52° 25', 970.2 feet,
4. 171° 06' 153 feet along the Kahoma Stream along Land Commission Award 7724, Apana to Poholopu in Wahikuli to the South corner of Kuholilea 4, Land Commission Award 8559B, Apana26, to W.C. Lunalilo;
5. 203° 30' 116 feet along Kuholilea 4;

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6. 232° 00' 81.6 feet along same;
7. 339° 30' 137 feet along Paunau, at 46.9 feet passing over a concrete post marked with a cross on the edge of the pali at the northwest corner of Land Commission Award 6541 to Haia;
8. Northeasterly along the top of the pali, along Land Commission Award 6541
to Haia the direct azimuth and distance being 226° 00' 531.3 feet, to the point of beginning.
Area 1.9 Acres, a little more or less.

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Part 3
Upland Portion

Beginning at a concrete post marked on the edge of the pali on the north side of Kahoma Valley, the co-ordinates of said post referred to the "Laina" Triangulation station being 932.9 feet North and 6714.9 feet East, and running by true azimuths:

1. 73° 18' 2170 feet along the Ahupuaa of Paunau;
2. 156° 10' 467 feet along the Ahupuaa of Kuholilea 4;
3. 195° 22' 1085 feet along same;
4. 260° 08' 1100 feet along same;
5. 278° 58' 587 feet along same;
6. 270° 43' 1044 feet along same;
7. 279° 52' 30” 1646 feet along same;
8. Southwesterly along the edge of the pali, along the Ahupuaa of Paunau, the direct azimuth and distance being 74° 30' 2438 feet, to the point of beginning.
Area 104.5 Acres, a little more or lees.

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. 224, Puou Ahupuaa, Lahaina District, Island of Maui, Boundary Commission, Lot 1, 0.74 acres, Lot 2, 1.9 acres; Lot 3, 104.5 Acres; 1927]