Boundary Commission

1926 204 Wailuku Sugar Co.
Certification: 204
Ahupua`a Waiehu, Ahikuli, Pohakunui & Kuunahawelu Ili
District: Wailuku
Island Maui
Ownership: Wailuku Sugar Co.
Misc:
Year: 1926
Statistics: 30992 characters 5073 words
Waiehu Ahupuaa, and Ahikuli & Pohakunui Ili, Wailuku District, Island of Maui, Boundary Commission, Maui, Volume 3, No. 1, pps 61-77

Before The Commissioner of Boundaries in and for The Second Judicial Circuit, Territory of Hawaii.

In the Matter of the Application of the Wailuku Sugar Company for a Certificate of Boundaries, for a Portion of the Ahupuaa of Waiehu and the Ilis of Ahikuli and Pohakunui, of said Ahupuaa of Waiehu, located in the District of Wailuku, Island of Maui.

Commissioner: Daniel H. Case.

Under date of June 30th, 1925, the Wailuku Sugar Company, a Hawaiian Corporation, filed its Petition alleging that it was the owner of this Portion of the Ahupuaa of Waiehu, and the Ilis of Ahikuli and Pohakunui of said Ahupuaa of Waiehu, in the District of Wailuku, Island of Maui, Territory of Hawaii, and, on, behalf of itself, applied for a decision and certificate of boundaries of said portion of the Ahupuaa of Waiehu and the Ilis of Ahikuli and Pohakunui, according to the provision of Chapter 42 of the Revised Laws of Hawaii, 1925.

In this application the Petitioner states that the Ahupuaa of Waiehu, and the Ilis of Ahikuli and Pohakunui of said Ahupuaa, District of Wailuku aforesaid, were awarded by name only, to William C. Lunalilo, by Land Commission Award 8559B, Apanas 20 and 21.

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The applicant, in its petition, stating that the following in a description, by true azimuths, of the outside boundaries of said portion of the Ahupuaa of Waiehu and the Ilis of Ahikuli and Pohakunui;

That the lands, and owners of sent, adjoining the said portion of the Ahupuaa of Waiehu and Ilis of Ahikuli and Pohakunui, are:

On the North side: Hananui and a portion of Polipoli, owned by Wailuku Sugar Company; Portion of Polipoli
owned by the Territory of Hawaii.
On the South side: Portion of Wailuku owned by the Wailuku Sugar Company;
On the West side: Waihee owned by Wailuku Sugar Company.

That no inquiry or determination as to the boundaries of kuleanas, etc., located within, or partly within, this portion of the Ahupuaa of Waiehu and Ilis of Ahikuli and Pohakunui, is sought by this Petition.

A map was also attached to and submitted with the application, showing the location, natural topographical features, prominent and other marks along boundary lines, and more particularly described as follows:

Description of a Portion of the Ahupuaa of Waiehu, Including the ilis of Ahikuli and Pohakunui, also included within this outside boundary description are the ilis of Halelena and Kapoino located on the Island of Maui.

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Beginning at a stone marked [right arrow], at the seashore, adjoining the Ahupuaa of Wailuku, the coordinates of which said point of beginning referred to Luke Trig. Station, of the U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, are 11878.70 feet north and 2021.15 feet east, and running by true azimuths:

1. 65° 45' 1083.7 feet, along Wailuku, to a stone marked [right arrow];
2. 57° 52' 1589.3 feet along Wailuku, to a stone marked [right arrow]; on sand hills;
3. 113° 54' 1607.8 feet along Wailuku, crossing Government Road to tall stone marked [right arrow];
4. 73° 00' 674.0 8 feet along Wailuku;
5. 135° 30' 753.0 feet along Wailuku;
6. 57° 50' 264.0 feet along Wailuku;
7. 348° 16' 310.0 feet along Wailuku;
8. 22° 15' 244.0 feet along Wailuku;
9. 339° 30' 128.0 feet along Wailuku to stone marked [right arrow], from which the above tall stone marked [right arrow] bears azimuth 250° 21' 1458.6 feet;
10. 49° 36' 1025.0 feet along Wailuku;
11. 46° 21' 1029.6 feet along Wailuku;
12. 46° 06' 937.2 feet along Wailuku;
13. 66° 36' 803.9 feet along Wailuku to point near a large black stone marked [right arrow];
14 16° 51' 569.4 feet along Wailuku;
15: 71° 21' 427.7 0 feet along Wailuku along edge of gulch, to black rock marked [right arrow],
16. 89° 51' 1039.5 feet along Wailuku;
17. 83° 06' 3445.3 feet along Wailuku to crest of ridge;
18. 83° 36' 6385.5 feet along Wailuku to junction of ridges called Kahoolewa;
19. 80° 36' 2161.5 feet along Wailuku up ridge;
20. 70° 39' 3366.0 feet along Wailuku to the head of Waiehu Valley;
21. Thence along Waihee along ridge dividing Waihee Valley from Waiehu Valley, to the southwest corner of the land of Hananui;
22. Thence along Hananui, along down the center of ridge, to the head of the land of Polipoli;
23. 27° 08' 3395.5 feet, along Government portion of Polipoli, to the southwest corner of Grant 5279, C. Brewer & Co., to a point on the mauka bank of the Waihee Ditch; the coordinates of said point on the mauka
bank of Waihee Ditch, referred to Luke Trig. Station are 11530.95 feet north and 7045.45 feet most;
24. 272° 08' 18.0 feet, along Polipoli, along Grant 5279, to the makai bank of the Waihee Ditch;
25. 254° 55' 508.0 feet along Polipoli, along Grant 5279;
26. 278° 12' 88.0 feet along Polipoli, along Grant 5279;
27. 238° 05' 192.0 feet along Polipoli, along Grant 5279;
28. 250° 23' 258.0 feet along Polipoli, along Grant 5279;
29. 246° 10' 272.0 feet along Polipoli, along Grant 5279;
30. 233° 00' 206.0 feet along Polipoli, along Grant 5279;
31. 215° 03' 144.0 feet along Polipoli, along Grant 5279;
32. 237° 20' 290.0 feet along Polipoli, along Grant 5279; to the southeast corner of Polipoli;

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33. Thence along the boundary of the Ili of Pohakunui and Polipoli, along Grant 5279, the direct
azimuth and distance being 161° 08' 915.0 feet;
34. 257° 18' 1508.0 feet along Hananui;
35. 278° 15' 145.0 feet along Hananui;
36. 250° 35' 410.0 feet along Hananui to a point on makai side of the road, said point being azimuth
and distance 214° 00' 157.0 feet, from a cross marked on a large rock called Pohakunui;
37. 208° 20' 500.3 feet along Hananui to a point on east side of branch road to Waiehu;
38. 183° 50' 618.0 feet along Hananui crossing branch road to Waiehu, to point on north side of said
road,
39. 239° 48' 3564.0 feet along Hananui crossing branch road, to Waiehu, and Government Road, to point on top of sand hills;
40. 255° 35' 1069.2 feet along Hananui to the sea, at place called Papamuku;
41. Thence along the Sea to the point of beginning.
Containing an area of 2105 acres, more or less.

Included in the above area, is the area of Ili of Halelena 31.90 Acres, Ili of Kapoino 30.62 Acres

Under date of February 4th, 1926, the Applicant, filed an amended petition alleging that it was the owner of this portion of the Ahupuaa of Waiehu, and the Ilis of Ahikuli and Pohakunui, and of the Ili of Kuunahawelu, a Lele of the Ili of Ahikuli, of said Ahupuaa of Waiehu, in the District of Wailuku, Island of Maui, Territory of Hawaii, and now makes applications on behalf of itself, for a decision and certificate of boundaries of said portion of the Ahupuaa of Waiehu and the Ilis of Ahikuli and Pohakunui, and the Ili of Kuunahawelu, a Lele of the Ili of Ahikuli, according to the provision of Chapter 42 of the Revised Laws of Hawaii, 1925.

In this amended petition the applicant states that this portion of the Ahupuaa of Waiehu, and the Ilis of Ahikuli [page 65] and Pohakunui, and the ili of Kuunahawelu, a Lele of the Ili of Ahikuli, of said ....

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.... ng appeared in objection thereto, and having endeavored otherwise to obtain all information possible to enable me to arrive at a just decision, which will more fully appear by reference to the records of this matter by me kept in a book entitled 'Records of Daniel H. Case, as Commissioner of Boundaries in and for the Second Judicial Circuit, Territory of Hawaii', on pages 61 to 77, inclusive; and it appearing to my satisfaction that the true, lawful and equitable boundaries are as hereinafter set forth:

It is now by me, as such Commissioner of Boundaries for the Second Judicial Circuit of the Territory of Hawaii. hereby decided that the true, lawful and equitable boundaries of said Portion of the Ahupuaa of Waiehu, and the Ilis of Ahikuli and Pohakunui, and of the Ili of Kuunahawelu, a Lele of the Ili of Ahikuli, of said Ahupuaa of Waiehu, in the District of Wailuku, Island of Maui, Territory of Hawaii, are, to wit:

Description of a Portion of the Ahupuaa of Waiehu, including the Ilis of Ahikuli and Pohakunui; Also included within this outside Boundary Description, are the Ilis of Helelena and Kapoino.

Beginning at a stone marked [right arrow], at the seashore, adjoining the Ahupuaa Of Wailuku, the coordinates of which said point of beginning referred to Luke Trig. Station, of the U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, are 11,878.70 feet north and 2021.15 feet east, and running by true azimuths:

1. 65° 45' 1083.7 feet along Wailuku to a stone marked [right arrow];
2. 78° 16' 1591.5 feet along Wailuku to a stone marked [right arrow] on sand hills;
3. 114° 13' 1611.3 feet along Wailuku crossing Government Road to tall stonemarked [right arrow];
4. 73° 00' 674.0 feet along Wailuku;
5.135° 30' 753.0 feet along Wailuku;

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6. 57° 50' 264.0 feet along Wailuku;
7. 348° 16' 310.0 feet along Wailuku;
8. 22° 15' 244.0 feet along Wailuku;
9. 342° 13' 168.7 feet along Wailuku to stone marked [right arrow]from which the above tall stone marked [right arrow];at end of course 3, bears azimuth 250° 21' 1458.6 feet;
10. 49° 36' 1025.0 feet along Wailuku;
11. 46° 21' 1029.6 feet along Wailuku;
12. 46° 06' 937.2 feet along Wailuku;
13. 66° 36' 803.9 feet along Wailuku to point near a large black stone marked [right arrow];
14. 16° 51' 569.6 feet along Wailuku;
15. 71° 21' 427.7 feet along Wailuku along edge of gulch, to black rock, marked [right arrow], at edge of gulch;
16. 89° 51' 1039.5 feet along Wailuku;
17. 83° 06' 3445.3 feet along Wailuku to point on ridge called Puu o Kaupo;
18. Thence along Wailuku, along the top of the sharp and well defined ridge, to the junction of ridges called Kahoolewa, the direct azimuth and distance being 63° 36' 6385.5 feet;
19. Thence along Wailuku, along the top of the sharp and well defined ridge, the direct azimuth and distance being 80° 36' 2161.5 feet,
20. Thence along Wailuku, along the top of the sharp and well defined ridge, to the head of Waiehu Valley; the direct azimuth and distance being 111° 55' 3416.0 feet;
21. Thence along Waihee, along the top of the ridge dividing Waihee Valley from Waiehu Valley to the southwest corner ofthe land of Hananui;the direct azimuthand distance being 215° 00' 6270.0 feet,as given in the Certificate of Boundariesof the Ahupuaa of Waihee;
22. Thence along Hananui, following down along the top of the sharp well defined ridge to the head of the
land of Polipoli, the direct azimuth and distance being 265° 52' 8345.2 feet;
23. 372° 08' 3395.5 feet along the Government portion of Polipoli to the southwest [page 76] corner of Grant 5279, C. Brewer & Co., to point on the mauka bank of the Waihee Ditch; the coordinates of said point on the mauka bank of Waihee Ditch, referred to Luke Trig. Station being 11530.95 feet North and 7045.45 feet
West;
24. 272° 08' 18.0 feet, along Polipoli, along Grant 5279, the makai bank of the Waihee Ditch;
25. 256° 44' 433.3 feet along Polipoli, along Grant 5279;
26. 278° 12' 88.0 feet along Polipoli, along Grant 5279;
27. 230° 05' 192.0 feet along Polipoli, along Grant 5279;
28. 250° 23' 258.0 feet along Polipoli, along Grant 5279;
29. 246° 10' 272.0 feet along Polipoli, along Grant 5279;
30. 233° 00' 206.0 feet along Polipoli, along Grant 5279;
31. 215° 03' 144.0 feet along Polipoli, along Grant 5279;
32. 237° 20' 290.0 feet along Polipoli, along Grant 5279; to the southeast corner of Polipoli;
33. Thence along the boundary of the Ili of Pohakunui and Polipoli, along Grant 5279; the direct azimuth and distance being 161° 08' 915.0 feet;
34. 258° 16' 1518.0 feet, along Hananui;
35. 278° 15' 145.0 feet along Hananui;
36. 250° 35' 410.0 feet along Hananui to a point on the makai side of the road, said point being azimuth and distance 214° 00' 157.0 feet from a cross marked on a large rook called Pohakunui, the coordinates of said cross on Pohakunui, referred to Luke Trig, Station being, 13473.60 feet north and 3739.65 feet west;
37. 208° 20' 500.3 feet, along Hananui, to point on east side of branch road to Waiehu;
38. 183° 50' 618.0 feet along Hananui, crossing branch roadto Waiehu, to point onnorth side of saidroad; 39. 239° 48' 3564.0 feet along Hananui, crossing branch roadto Waiehu, and Government Road, to point on top of sand hills;
40. 255° 35' 1069.2 feet along Hananui to the sea, at placecalled Papamuku;

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41. Thence along the 004 to the Point of beginning; the direct azimuth and, distance being 345° 12' 30” 5007.0 feet.
Containing an area of 2205 Acres, more or less.

Included in the above area, in the area of Ili of Halelena 31.90 Acres; Included in the above area, in the area of Ili of Kapoino 30.62 Acres

Description of the Ili of Kuunahawelu, Lele of the Ili of Ahikuli
Beginning at the south corner of this Ili, on the boundary of Waihee, the coordinates of which point referred to Luke Trig. Station, of the U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, are 16,932.20 feet North and 3331.50 feet West, also said point in azimuth and distance 153° 08' 77.1 feet, from a one, inch pipe in concrete monument, marking the end of the sixth course, as described in the Waihee Certificate of Boundaries and running by true azimuths:

1. 153° 08' 217.3 feet, along Waihee;
2. 164° 07' 708.8 feet, along Waihee;
3. 253° 23' 745.8 feet, along Waihee;
4. 300° 14' 301.0 feet, along Kou;
5. 329° 25' 383.0 feet along Kou;
55°18' 1067.2 feet, along Kou, to the point of beginning.
Containing an area of 16.90 Acres.

Signed at Wailuku, Maui, Territory of Hawaii, this 30th day of November, 1926, as of the 7th day of September, 1926.
D.H. Case, Commissioner of Boundaries for the Second Judicial Circuit of the Territory of Hawaii

One day's work at $10.00$10.00; Three certified copies at 42.00 each 6.00; 21 folios of descriptive matter @ 50c per folio 10.50; 1 copy of same 5.25; 22 folios of record and proceedings @ 25c per folio 5.50; 1 copy of same 2.75; Postage .50; [Total] $40.50

[No. 204, Waiehu Ahupuaa & Ahikuli & Pohakunui Ili, Wailuku District, Island of Maui, Boundary Commission, Waiehu, 2105 acres; including Ili of Halelena 31.90 Acres and Ili of Kapoino 30.62 Acres; Kuunahawelu 16.90 acres; 1926]