Boundary Commission

1927 217 Pioneer Mill Co.
Certification: 217
Ahupua`a Puunau Iki (Portions)
District: Lahaina
Island Maui
Ownership: Pioneer Mill Co.
Misc:
Year: 1927
Statistics: 31790 characters 4430 words
Puunau Iki Ahupuaa, District of Lahaina, Island of Maui, Boundary Commission, Maui, Volume No. 3, pps 159-174

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 Puunau Iki, 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 Puunau Iki, 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:

The application of Pioneer Mill Company, Limited, respectfully shows:

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 Kaai, Territory of Hawaii;

That in and by Mahele Award 31 to Kaulunae, the Minister of the Interior under and by virtue of law did award to Kaulunae an undivided one half interest (the government retaining the other one half) in 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 any Judicial tribunal;

That your petitioner is the successor in title and interest to the said Kaulunae, and the owner of one half of said land, and, as such owner, desire 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 Puunau Iki, Lahaina, Maui, Mahele Award 31 to Kaulunae (1/2), (Government ½) 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 “B" and made a part hereof, is a statement showing the names of the lands adjoining said Ahupuaa of Puunau Iki, the boundaries of which are herein sought to be determined and certified, also the names wherever known of tho 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 Puunau Iki, the boundaries of which are sought to be determined and certified, of the date [page 161] 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 Puunau Iki.

Dated at Honolulu, this 12th day of August, 1926.

Pioneer Mill Company, Limited,
By (Signed) J.M. Dowsett, Its President
and (Signed) S.M. LOWREY, Its Treasurer

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  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, 19260
(Signed) T.Y. Alina, Notary Public, First Judicial Circuit, Territory of Hawaii.
(Seal)

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Exhibit "A"

Description of the Ahupuaa of Puunau Iki, Lahaina, Maui, Mahele Award 31 to Kaulunae (1/2) and Government (1/2)

Part 1
Beginning on the seashore at a point whose coordinates referred to the Laina Triangulation Station are 11728.7 feet South and 1451.1 feet West and running by true azimuths:

1. 239° 361 179 feet along Puunau nui to a point on the mauka side of Main Street by true azimuth
318° 40' 137 feet, along the mauka side of said street from a concrete post marked "K”;
2. 264° 30' 85 feet along same;
3. 247° 00' 76 feet along same;
4. 256° 00' 200 feet along same;
5. 247° 25' 352 feet along same;
6. 178° 55' 95 feet along same;
7. 262° 00' 450 feet along same;
8. 185° 00' 163 feet along same;
9. 265° 40' 240 feet along same;
10. 325° 45' 44 feet along same;
11. 270° 21' 391 feet along same to a point 114° 15', 225 feet  from a concrete post marked "4" at corner of wall;
12. 60° 45' 78 feet along Halakaa;
13. 79° 50' 79 feet along same;
14. 334° 20' 180 feet along same;
15. 59° 30' 156.5 feet along same;
16. 117° 15' 211feet along same;
17. 156° 15' 23 feet along same;
18. 69° 40' 315 feet along same;
19. 63° 50' 83 feet along same;
20. 129° 30' 34 feet along same;
21. 91° 15' 37 feet along same;
22. 79° 45' 69 feet along same;
23. 89° 00' 73 feet along same;
24. 70° 40' 14 feet along same;
25. 331° 20' 49 feet along same;
26. 64° 30' 94 feet along same;
27. 69° 15' 202 feet along same;
28. 90° 30' 54 feet along same;
29. 16° 00' 26 feet along same;
30. 65° 40' 175 feet along same;
31. 42° 30, 275 feet along same to the seashore;
32. Northwesterly along the seashore at high water mark to the initial point, the connecting traverse being
(a) 125° 15' 127 feet; (b) 151° 00' 149 feet.
Containing an area of 7.50 acres, a little more or less.

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Part 2
Beginning at a large rock on the edge of the Pali on the south side of Kauaula Valley, the co-ordinates of said rock referred to the Laina Trig. Station being [3105?] feet South and 10661 feet East, and running by true azimuths:

1. 151° 30' 400 feet down the Pali along Pahoa, Land Commission Award 10474 to N. Namauu, to the center of the Kauaula stream;
2. Easterly following the center of the Kauaula Stream along Puunau nui, Land Commission Award 10613 to A. Paki, and Paunau 1, Land Commission Award 6400 to Kapu, to a cross on stone on the boundary of Halakaa, the direct azimuth and distance being 274° 14' 30”, 1994 feetl;
3. 345° 35' 205 feet along Halakaa, Land Commission Award 8520 to J. Kaeo to a pipe;
4. 89° 35' 178 feet along same to a pipe;
5. 72° 30; 247 feet along same to a pipe;
6. 19° 40' 256 feet along same to a pipe;
7. 335° 40' 256 feet along same to a pipe;
8. 326° 20' 219 feet along same to a pipe at watercourse;
9. Southwesterly following said watercourse along Polaiki to the boundary of Pahoa, the direct azimuth and distance being 56° 04' 2061 feet;
10. 160° 00' [?] 730 feet along Pahoa, Land Commission Award 10474 to N. Namauu;
11. 223° 13' 1594 feet along same to the point of beginning.
Containing an area of 47 acres, a little more or less.
From surveys by G.F. Wright (1916) and C.A. brown (1924-5).
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.... rtions)
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 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 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.

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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.

Certificate of Boundaries No. 217

Ahupuaa of Puunau Iki, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii, Mahele Award 31 to Kaulunae (1/2) and Government (1/2)

Boundary Commission, Second Judicial Circuit, Territory of Hawaii.

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

An application to decide and certify the boundaries of the Ahupuaa of Makila, 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 206 to 220, inclusive), in accordance with the decision then rendered, I find and certify the true and lawful boundaries of the Ahupuaa of Makila, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii, to be as follows:

In the Matter of the Settlement of the Boundaries of the Ahupuaa of Puunau Iki, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii.

An application to decide and certify the boundaries of the Ahupuaa of Puunau Iki, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii, having been filed with me on the 17th day of August, 1926, by [page 173] 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 159 to 172, inclusive), in accordance with the decision then rendered, I find and certify the true and lawful boundaries of the Ahupuaa of Puuanu Iki, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii, to be as follows:

Part 1
Beginning on the seashore at a point whose coordinates referred to the Laina Triangulation Sttion are 11728.7 feet South and 1451.1 feet West and running by true azimuths:

1. 239° 36' 179 feet along Puunau nui to a point on the mauka side of Main Street by true azimuth 318° 40' 137 feet, along the mauka side of said street from a concrete post marked “K”;
2. 264° 30' 85 feet along same;
3. 247° 00' 764 feet along same;
4. 256° 00' 200 feet along same;
5. 247° 25' 352 feet along same;
6. 178° 55' 95 feet along same;
7. 262° 00' 450 feet along same;
8. 185° 00' 163 feet along same;
9. 265° 40' 240 feet along same;
10. 325° 45' 44 feet along same to the Kauaula Stream;
11. 270° 21' 391 feet along same to a point 114° 15' 225 feet from a concrete post marked “4” at corner of wall;;
12. 60° 45' 78 feet along Halakaa;
13. 79° 5020' 79 feet along same;
14. 334° 20' 180 feet along same;
15. 59° 30' 156.5 feet along same;
16. 117° 15' 211 feet along same;
17. 156° 15' 23 feet along same;
18. 69° 40' 315 feet along same;
19. 63° 50' 83 feet along same;
20. 129° 30' 34 feet along same;
21. 91° 15' 37 feet along same;
22. 79° 45' 69 feet along same;
23. 89° 89' 73 feet along same;
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24. 70° 40' 143 feet along same;
25. 331° 20' 49 feet along same;
26. 64° 30' 94 feet along same;
27. 69° 15' 202 feet along same;
28. 90° 30' 54 feet along same;
29. 16° 00' 26 feet along same;
30. 65° 40' 175 feet along same;
31. 42° 30' 275 feet along same to the seashore;
32. Northwesterly along the seashore at high water mark to the initial point, the connecting traverse being (a) 125° 15' 127 feet; (b) 151° 00' 149 feet;
Containing an area of 7.50 Acres, a little more or less.

Part 2
Beginning at a large rock on the edge of the Pali on the south side of Kauaula alley, the coordinates of said rock referred to the Laina Trig. Station being 8165 feet South and 10661 feet East, and running by true azimuths:

1.    151° 30' 400 feet down the Pali along Pahoa, Land Commission award 10474 to N. Namauu, to the center of the Kauaula Stream;
2.    Easterly following the center of the Kauaula Stream along Puunau nui, Land Commission Award 10613 to A. Pali, and Puunau 1, Land Commission Award 6400 to Kapu, to a cross on stone on the boundary of Halakaa, the direct azimuth and distance being 274° 14' 30” 1064 feet;
3.    345° 35' 205 feet along Halakaa, Land Commission Award 8520 to J. Kaeo to a pipe;
4.    89° 35' 178 feet along same to a pipie;
5.    72° 30' 247 feet along same to a pipe;
6.    19° 40' 256 feet along same to a pipe;
7.    335° 40' 256 feet along same to a pipe
8.    326° 20' 219 feet along same to a pipe at watercourse;
9.    Southwesterly following said watercourse along Polaiki to the boundary of Pahoa, the direct azimuth and distance being 56° 04' 2061 feet;
10.    180° 00' 730 feet along Pahoa, Land Commission Award 10474 to N. Namauu;
11.    223° 13' 1594 feet along same to the point of beginning.
Containing an area of 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 of the Second Judicial Circuit, Territory of Hawaii.

One days' 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 40c per folio, 5.00; 22 folios of record and proceedings at 25c per folio, 5.50; [Total] $34.00
[No. 217, Puunau Iki Ahupuaa, District of Lahaina, Island of Maui, Boundary Commission, 7.5 acres, 1926]