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Claim Number: 11219
Claimant: Hawaiian Government
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Waikahalulu
Statistics: 4835 characters 755 words
No. 11219, Hawaiian Government, Awards  p. 256--258, volume 10

No. 11219. The Hawaiian Government

In the claim of Hazaleleponi Kalama No. 4452 for the Ili of "Waikahalulu," in Honolulu, Island of Oahu.

This is a Claim by the Hawaiian Government for the Makai or Sea portion of the Ili of "Waikahalulu," on the eastern side of the Harbor of Honolulu.

"Note. No evidence is on the Books in a written form of Testimony. The Council deciding the Case by hearing in a separate part of the Room. Consisting of of President Lee, G.M. Robertson, J. Kekaulahao who drew up this decision.

After duly weighing all the Evidence on this claim, the Board of Land Commissioners do hereby decide, that the land in question, together with all the rights & privileges thereunto appertaning, belongs to the Hawaian Government; and that Hazaleleponi Kalama has no right whatever therein, for the following reasons: viz.;

1st. Because it appears fromt he evidence presented to the Board, that, the Land in question has been under the the control of the Public Authorities from ancient times; and that since the organization of his Majesty's Government, that control, was undisputed until the Year 1850, when Mr. Charles Kanaina raised an objection on behalf of Her Majesty, Queen Kalama, after the King in Council had granted a part of said land to the North Pacific Steam Navigation Company.

2nd. Because it appears further by the Evidence, that at the time of the great Division of Lands, in the Year 1848, in which the Ili of "Waikaha ....

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.... the right across street 29 feet, thence along Government lot occupied by Alawa
South 35° 30' East 26 feet along wall, thence along namakeha's & Kealoha's lots
South 25° East 761[?] feet to a wall, thence
South 66° 30' West 9 feet to angle of old Wall, thence offset to the left 9 feet, thence along John Ii's wall
South 22° 50' East 96 feet, thence
South 19° East 42 feet to a large post, thence
South 10° 30' East 93 feet along Kekuananoa's to Kanai's wall, thence along Kanai's [page 258] wall
South 63° West 11 feet
South 5° West 85 feet, thence along Lot's wall
South 0° 30' West 177 feet, thence easterly along Wall on the North side of Punchbowl Street 15 feet, thence
South 3° 0' West 160 feet across Street & along Kaialome's wall, thence along the bank of Kaina's small fish pond
South 86° West 46 feet, thence in a bent line along the bank of taro small fish pond
South 9° 0' West 127 feet thence along high water mark towards the angle of a stone wall
South 54° 0' West 56 feet, thence
South 88° 15' West to the Buoy, and on in the same line to 20 feet depth at high water, thence round in 20 feet depth at high water in a northerly direction to the point of commencement.

Area 47 84/100 Acres.


Honolulu 20 January 1854
Scale 30 feet 1 inch. Wm Webster, Surveyor
January 31st 1854,  William L. Lee, G.R. Robertson, J.K. Smith (formerly?), S. Kekaulahao

[No. 11219, R.P. 8489; Waikahalulu Honolulu; 1 ap.; 47.84 Acs