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Act 159. Homestead Road, Waianae.
Act 160. Honolulu Municipal Election.

for homestead roads, Honolulu, for the construction of a homestead road through the Lualualei Homesteads, District of Waianae, Island of Oahu.

SECTION 2. This Act shall take effect from and after the date of its approval.

Approved this 24th day of April, A. D. 1915.

LUCIUS E. PINKHAM, Governor of the Territory of Hawaii.

ACT 160

AN ACT

To AMEND SECTION 1687 OF THE REVISED LAWS OF HAWAII

OF 1915, RELATING TO THE ELECTION OF CITY AND
COUNTY OFFICERS OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONO-

LULU.

Be it Enacted by the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii:

SECTION 1. Section 1687 of the Revised Laws of Hawaii of 1915 is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

“Section 1687. Date of election. All general elections of officers of the City and County of Honolulu, held after 1915, shall be held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in the month of May, 1917, and every second year thereafter; and such officers shall take office at 12 o'clock meridian on the first day in the month of July following their election, unless such day be a Sunday, in which case they shall take office on the second day of such month. The officers of the said city and county, elected in 1914, shall hold office until their successors, to be elected in the year 1917, shall be so elected and qualified.

Act 160. Honolulu Municipal Election.
Act 161. Pension for Captain Berger.

The expenses of such elections shall be paid by the City and County of Honolulu.”

SECTION 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

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Approved this 24th day of April, A. D. 1915.

LUCIUS E. PINKHAM, Governor of the Territory of Hawaii.

ACT 161

AN ACT

MAKING APPROPRIATION FOR THE BENEFIT OF CAPTAIN HENRI

BERGER.

WHEREAS, Captain Henri Berger has for a period of more than forty years served in the capacity of Bandmaster of the Hawaiian Band; and

WHEREAS, during said long term of service, the services of the said Captain Henri Berger have been eminently faithful and satisfactory and have proved a matter of advantage and gratification to the entire Territory of Hawaii; and

WHEREAS, the said Captain Henri Berger is now in failing health and contemplates early retirement from his position as Bandmaster as aforesaid; Therefore,

Be it Enacted by the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii:

SECTION 1. The treasurer of the Territory of Hawaii is hereby authorized and directed to pay, upon warrants to be issued by the auditor of the Territory of Hawaii, the sum of one hundred and twenty-five dollars ($125.00) each month to Captain Henri Berger, and to continue so to do for and during the

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remainder of the life of the said Captain Henri Berger; such payments are hereby appropriated out of moneys received in the treasury of the Territory from the general revenues.

SECTION 2. This Act shall take effect from and after the date of its approval.

Approved this 24th day of April, A. D. 1915.

LUCIUS E. PINKHAM, Governor of the Territory of Hawaii.

ACT 162

AN ACT

TO AMEND SECTION 3167 OF THE REVISED LAWS OF HAWAII,

1915, RELATING TO LAND REGISTRATION.

Be it Enacted by the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii :

SECTION 1. Section 3167 of the Revised Laws of Hawaii, 1915, is hereby amended by adding thereto the following paragraph:

“The map or plan may be referred by the court to the surveyor of the Territory, who shall cause same to be verified and checked on the ground, and a proper report of his findings made to the court.

Provided, however, that in all cases wherein the Territory of Hawaii is an applicant for a registered title or in any

other way directly interested in any application for a registered title, as indicated by the examiner's report thereon, the court shall refer said map or plan to a competent surveyor in private prac

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tice who shall cause same to be verified and checked on the ground and a proper report of his findings made to the court.”

SECTION 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved this 26th day of April, A. D. 1915.

LUCIUS E. PINKHAM, Governor of the Territory of Hawaii.

ACT 163

AN ACT

To REIMBURSE LORD-YOUNG ENGINEERING COMPANY, LIM

ITED, FOR LOSSES SUSTAINED IN ATTEMPTING TO CARRY
OUT THE TERMS OF A CONTRACT ENTERED INTO WITH
THE TERRITORY OF HAWAII FOR FILLING UNSANITARY
LANDS IN KEWALO DISTRICT, HONOLULU.

Be it Enacted by the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii :

SECTION 1. The superintendent of public works is hereby authorized and empowered to expend, from the sanitation revolving fund, not more than thirty-two thousand one hundred twelve and 63/100 dollars ($32,112.63), for the purpose of reimbursing Lord-Young Engineering Company, Limited, for losses sustained in attempting to carry out the terms of that certain contract entered into with the Territory of Hawaii on or about May 23, 1912, for filling certain unsanitary lands in Kewalo District, Honolulu.

SECTION 2. Before paying any portion of said sum to the company, the superintendent shall first satisfy himself that no overpayments have been made by the Territory to the company under the contract; if he shall find that any overpayments have

Act 163. Kewalo Fill Contract.

been made, he shall deduct the same from the amount available under this Act.

Before paying any portion of said sum to the company, the superintendent shall further satisfy himself that the company has removed all the pipes and pipe-lines and other material from the fill and has replaced and repaired any damage that may be done to any streets, highways and alleys and remove any debris or obstructions thereon placed by said company; if the company shall fail to comply with the requirements of the superintendent in this regard, he shall deduct from the amount available under this Act such amount as he shall decide to be necessary to compensate for such failure.

The superintendent shall retain from the amount available under this Act such sum or sums as he shall deem necessary, to compensate any owner or occupants of any land, for damages for improper or incomplete fill and for damages for destruction of any property not repaired or restored.

All such claims shall be in writing, shall set forth the nature and extent of the damage and the amount of compensation claimed therefor, shall be supported by the oath or affirmation of the claimant, and shall be filed as aforesaid on or before the first day of October, 1915.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect from the date of its approval.

Approved this 26th day of April, A. D. 1915.

LUCIUS E. PINKHAM, Governor of the Territory of Hawaii.

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