The following is a transcription of Royal Patent Grant 6971.
Whereas, the Board of Commissioners to quiet Land Titles have by their decision awarded unto M. Kekauonohi Kuleana Helu 11216 as estate of Freehold less than Allodial, in and to the land hereafter described, and whereas Mrs. A. Haalelea the present occupier of the Ahupuaa of Honouliuli has filed with the Minister of Interior a certificate designing the boundaries of said Ahupuaa of Honouliuli as below set forth and whereas the privy council by Resolution have Authorized the Minister of Interior to grant a Royal Patent for the said land without division or commutation with the Government.
Therefore, Kalakaua by the Grace of God King of the Hawaiian Islands, by this Royal Patent, makes known to all men, the he has, for himself and his successors in office, this day granted and given absolutely, in Fee Simple, unto M. Kekauonohi all the certain piece of Land situated at Honouliuli, Ewa in the island of Oahu, and described as follows:
Beginning at a large flat rock known as Pohaku Palahalaha, a well-known rock now marked by an arrow and the name Honouliuli on one side, and Hoaeae on the other from which Govrmt. Trig Station near Kaulu bears
S. 22° 40 E, the boundary runs.
S. 38° 16 E. 2875 feet along Hoaeae to a red post, 375 feet beyond the Government road near the brink of a gulch.
S. 36° 06 E. 3703 ft to a point adjoining the west corner of Royal Patent 778 in Haulu along the brink of a pali to a point opposite a redwood post which bears.
S. 34° 23 E. 895 feet from the last corner when the land Hoaeae begins. Beginning again at Pohaku palahalaha
N. 21° 21 W. 2035 feet go a pile stone along Hoaeae thence
S. 22° 3 W 4686 feet along a pile of stones to a redwood post and thence
N. 23° 46 W. 6422 feet to redwood post and thence
N. 35° 32 W. 4410 feet to redwood post by an old kukui tree adjoining Hoaeae
N. 20° 33 W. 4237 feet across Ekahanui gulch to a granite post at the NW corner of Hoaeae thence
N. 41° 18 E. 2990 feet to a redwood post still along Hoaeae
N. 43° 3672 feet to a rock marked at the head of an ancient holua near the junction of the Poliwai with the Manawaielelu gulch on the boundary between Hoaeae & Pouhala
N. 16° 49’ W. 265 ft. along lower Pouhala as per R. Pat. No. 4486 to a marked stone post; thence
N. 14° 24’ W. 2057 ft. along Pouhala to a marked stone and
N. 31° 36’ W. 1090 ft. to a large flat rock at the NW corner of R. Patent 4486
N. 26° 43’ W. 4587 ft. along upper Pouhala to a marked stone thence
N. 15° 44’ W. 2467 ft. to brink of the Kawaieli gulch by the road – thence –
N. 11° 52’ W. 1363 ft. across the Kawaieli gulch to a granite post which is the corner of Honouliuli, Pouhala & Waianae uka
N. 67° 44’ W. 4406 ft. to a red wood post along Waianae and thence
N. 86° 58’ W. 3339 ft. (along an old path called Mookapu) adjoining Waianae uka to a red wood post and thence
S. 60° 49’ W. 1677 ft. along Waianae uka to a post and thence
S. 27° 07’ W. 762 ft. across the Kawaieli gulch to a marked stone where Kuhau’s house formerly stood thence
S. 47° 14’ W. 8660 ft. up a ridge to the summit of Kahapapa thence along the summit of the mountain range which separates this land from Waianae
S. 30° 36’ E. 5709 ft.
S. 12° 37’ W. 5190 ft. to Puu Haaa thence
S. 3° 4’ W. 9367 ft. along the ridge
S. 9° 35’ E. 4505 ft. to Mauna Kapu, thence
S. 22° 31’ W. 6219 ft. to a redwood post on Manawahua which bears
N. 77° 44’ W. from the Honouliuli Trig. Station near Kaulu, and
S. 63° 16 ½’ W. 9115 feet along Nanakuli to a pile of stones on the ridge and thence
S. 44° 47’ W. 3200 feet along Nanakuli to the Pili o Kahe to a marked rock at the end of a stone wall by the road on the shore, thence
S. 20° 53’ E. 28175 feet along the sea to Laeloa or Barbers Point & thence
N. 82° 56’ E. 28641 feet along the sea to a large pile of stones in Oneula to Puuloa trig station at windmill
N. 69° 41 E. 18720 feet thence along short to stone pillar at Hakeeka N. 22° 20 W 10,010 ft.
Area of Puuloa 2,610 acres
Area of Honouliuli 43,250 acres…
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 M. Kekauonohi, Heirs and Assigns forever, subject to the taxes to be from time to time imposed by the Legislative Council, equally upon all Landed Property held in Fee Simple.