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Royal Patent Number(RP)7394 LCA Number:08559B*H
Patentee: Lunalilo, William C. Island:Hawaii
District:Hamakua TMK3-4-6-02, 03, 05, 11
Ahupua'aKawela Ili
Statistics: 5910 characters 983 words
No. 7394, Lunalilo, William C., Kawela Ahupuaa, District of Hamakua, Island of Hawaii, Volume 25, pps. 189-190 [RP Reel 13, 1017-1018.tif]


No. 7394
Royal Patent
Upon Confirmation by the Land Commission

Whereas, the Board of Commissioners to quiet Land Titles have by their decision awarded unto William C. Lunalilo, Land Commission Award 8559B, Apana 1
an estate of Freehold less than Allodial, in and to the land hereafter described, and whereas proper application having been made to the Minister of Interior by A.B. Hartwell, attorney for the Trustees of the Estate of W.C. Lunalilo for a Royal Patent for the within described land, a certificate defining the boundaries of the same, being filed, and the Government Commutation thereon relinquished by an order of the Privy Council

Therefore, Lunalilo Kalakaua, by the Grace of God, King of the Hawaiian Islands, by this Royal Patent, makes known to all men, that he has, for himself and for his successors in office, this day granted and given absolutely, in Fee Simple, unto William C. Lunalilo all that certain piece of land situate at known as the Ahupuaa of Kawela Hamakua in the Island of Hawaii, and described as follows:

[See also Boundary Commission for Hawaii, Kawela 1873 survey]

Beginning at Kikainoa, a point on the brow of pali, above large rock at base of pali in the ....

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.... X at an ahua covered with small ohia trees called Keawemanu; thence along the land of Kuilei
North 21° East 4.00 chains; Thence
North 14° East 11.50 chains; Thence
North 3° East 11.00 chains to an ohia tree marked X at place called Nahaleokumoa.
Puulei bears North 6° East from this point. Thence
North 6° East 11.00 chains to the centre of Kainapahoa gulch; Thence the boundary between Kawela and Kuilei follows the center of the gulch to a large rock called Kahuinakii at the mouth of the gulch at the sea shore; thence along the sea shore to the place of commencement, and containing an area of 1255 acres more or less.

Containing Twelve hundred and fifty-five Acres, more or less, excepting and reserving to the Hawaiian Government all mineral or metallic mines of every description.

To Have and to Hold the above granted Land in Fee Simple, unto the said William C.Lunalilo, [his] Heirs and Assigns forever, subject to taxes to be from time to time imposed by the Legislative Council, equally upon all Landed Property held in Fee Simple.

In Witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand, and caused the Great Seal of the Hawaiian Islands to be affixed, this 15th day of November 1879

By the King, Inoa Kalakaua R [Rex]
The Minister of Interior Inoa S.G. Wilder

[Royal Land Patent No. 7394, Lunalilo, William C., Kawela Ahupuaa, District of Hamakua, Island of Hawaii, 1255 Acs, 1879]