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West Ohia Ahupuaa, District of Kona, Island of Molokai, Boundary Commission, Maui, Volume 2; pps 122-129
the Land of West Ohia, Kona, Molokai
In the matter of the settlement of the boundaries of the Ahupuaa of West Ohia, Kona, Island of Molokai.
Honolulu, July 10th 1915
Proper application having been made to me April 19th 1915 by Wai Wing of Honolulu for the settlement of the boundaries of the Ahupuaa of West Ohia, Kona, Island of Molokai as follows:
Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, April 19, 1915
M.D. Monsarrat, Esquire
Commissioner of Boundaries for the Second Judicial Circuit
I do hereby make application as owner of the same for settlement of the boundaries of the Ahupuaa of West Ohia, Molokai, Mahele Award 30 to S. Helehewa.
The boundaries, as claimed by applicant are set forth in survey herewith plan of same being shown in Government Survey maps of Molokai.
The adjoining lands and owners as far as known are as follows:
Keawanui, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Estate
East Ohia, Government
Puaahola, Land Court Petition No. 278
Manawai, Mrs. William Meyer
(Signed) Wai Wing
The above application was filed by Mr. Wai Wing & with same the metes and bounds and a map of West Ohia.
June 18th 1915, the following notices were published in the Pacific Commercial Advertiser and the Kuokoa
Boundary Commissioner's Notice
Proper application having been made to me by Wai Wing for the settlement of the boundaries of the Ahupuaa of West Ohia, Kona, Molokai, notice I hereby given to all owners of adjoining lands and all persons interested to said boundaries that there will be a hearing for the settlement of the said boundaries of the above named land at my office, 855 Kaahumanu Street, Honolulu, on Saturday, July 14, 1913, at 10 o'clock A.M.
M.D. Monsarrat, Commissioner of Boundaries, Second Judicial Circuit
Honolulu, June 14, 1915
[illegible]June 18, 25, July 2, 9
Hoolaha Palena Aina a Ke Komisina
Mamuli o ka waiho ia anu mai o kekahi palapala noi kupono imua o`u, e Wai Wing, no ka hooponopono[?] ana i na palena o ka Ahupuaa o Ohia Komohana, Kona, Molokai, ma keia ke haawi ia aku nei ka hoolaha i na ona apau o na aina e pili koke mai ana, ame ka poe no apau i kuleana i na palena aina i olelo ia, e malama ia ana he hoolohe ana no ka hooponopono ana i na palena aina i olelo ia, o ka aina maluna ae ma kuu keena, 855 Alanui Kaahumanu, Honolulu, ma ka Poaoao, Iulai 10, 1915, ma ka hora 10 a.m.
M.D. Monsarrat, Komisina o na Palena Aina, apana Hookolokolo Kaapuni Elua
Honolulu, Iune 14, 1915
6143. Iune 14, 25, Julai 1, 9
June 18, 1915, the above printed notices with a few lines added drawing their attention to the same were mailed to the following persons: viz.
Wai Wing, Honolulu, Oahu
J.D. Tucker, Commissioner of Public Lands
W.E. Wall, Territorial Surveyor, Honolulu
Trustees of the B.P. Bishop Estate
Mrs. William Meyer, Auld Lane, Honolulu.
The following are the metes and bounds of west Ohia as filed by Wai Wing, April 19, 1915
Description of the Ahupuaa of west Ohia, Kona, Molokai, Territory of Hawaii.
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(signed) J.T. Stacker
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 9th day of July A.D. 1915
(signed) George A. Seyde, Notary Public of the First Circuit
Hearing at my office, 855 Kaahumanu Street on Saturday at 10 o'clock a.m. July 10, 1915.
Present: Wai Wing, the petitioner, also F.J. Testa, who stated that he appeared by request for Andrew McCabe, who claimed a half interest in West Ohia. He also stated that he, acting for Andrew McCabe, agreed to the boundary as set forth in the description and map filed by wai Wing.
The Commissioner informed him that the matter of title was not in his jurisdiction and that McCabe would have to go to the Court of Land Registration to settle his title.
On July 1, 1915, Mrs. William Meyer, the owner of Manawai called on me and after looking over the description and map, stated that she was satisfied with the boundaries as shown as far as they concerned her land and that she did not think it necssary [sic necessary] for her to appear at the hearing on July 10, 1915.
Mr. G.H. Gere[?], land Agent for the Estate Bernice P. Bishop, also called on me during the early part of this month and examined the description and map of West Ohia as filed. He stated that the land of Keawanui was owned by the Estate B.P. bishop and that the boundaries had already been settled and the description and map of West Ohia filed by Wai Wing was the same, so he had no objection to make and therefore would not appear at the hearing. Mr. W.E. Wall, Territorial surveyor was furnished with a description and map of west Ohia during the Month of June 1915, and early this month he called and stated to me that after examining the description and map he, acting for the Government, had no objection to the boundaries as shown by the description and map as far as they adjoined the Government lands.
John K. Kakahio and his son, Moses, was present at the hearing, July 10, 1915 and stated that they owned a Kuleana in East Ohia. They were informed by the Commissioner that any decision he made would not effect the boundaries of a kuleana that had been awarded or granted by metes and bounds and also that the description of west Ohia, as claimed by Wai Wing followed the Kuleana lines.
I therefore adjudge and decree (that it appearing to my satisfaction) that the true, lawful and equitable boundaries of the Ahupuaa of west Ohia, District of Kona, island of Molokai, Territory of Hawaii are as set forth in the metes and bounds above, that were filed with me April 19, 1915 by Wai Wing.
M.D. Monsarrat, Commissioner of Boundaries for the second Judicial Circuit
Honolulu July 10, 1915
Hearing $10.00; Stamp; 1.00; Certifying 2.00; Certificate 2400 words 12.00; Evidence &c &c, 3000 words 7.50; Advertisement P.C. Advertiser 6.25; Advertisement Kuokoa 4.40; Total $43.15
Honolulu, July 12, 1915
Received from M.D. Monsarrat, Commissioner of Boundaries for the second judicial Circuit, a certified copy of the certificate and map of West Ohia, District of Kona, island of Molokai, as issued by him, July 10, 1915
Joshua D. tucker, Commissioner of Public Lands
[No. 212, West Ohia Ahupuaa, District of Kona, Island of Molokai, Boundary Commission, 366.0 Acres, minus 31.11 acres of kuleana, 1915]