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Act 188.. Queen Emma House Reservation.

Oahu, known as the “Queen Emma House Reservation,” for the purpose of maintaining and caring for such property as a Hawaiian Museum, subject to such rules and regulations as may be adopted from time to time by the boards of supervisors of the City and County of Honolulu, said property being more particularly described as follows, to-wit:

Beginning at an iron pin at the West corner of this piece, the co-ordinates of which point referred to Government Survey Trig. Station "Rosebank” are 2,674.0 feet North and 724.8 feet East, the true azimuth and distance to the base of the West corner of the “Queen Emma House” being 280° 55' 71.0 feet, as shown on Government Survey Registered Map No. 2,398, and running by true azimuths:

1. 236° 00' 175.0 feet to an iron pin;
2. 326° 00' 130.0 feet to an iron pin;
3. 56° 00' 175.0 feet to an iron pin;
4. 146° 00' 130.0 feet to the point of beginning.

Area 22,750 square feet, more or less.

SECTION 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval. Approved this 27th day of April, A. D. 1915.

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

Act 189. Marketing Division Revolving Fund.

ACT 189

AN ACT To PROVIDE A REVOLVING FUND FOR THE OPERATION AND

MAINTENANCE OF THE TERRITORIAL MARKETING DIVISION.

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

Section 1. To provide a working capital for the operation and maintenance of the territorial marketing division, the sum of seven thousand five hundred dollars ($7,500.00) is hereby appropriated from the general revenues of the Territory, to be immediately deposited with the treasury as a continual deposit to be known as the “Marketing Division Revolving Fund.”

SECTION 2. Withdrawals may be made from time to time, from the marketing division revolving fund on the approval of the superintendent of the marketing division, for the purchase of seeds and crates to be sold to persons applying for the same, and for the purpose of making advances of not more than fifty per cent of the estimated value of consignments sent to the division for marketing, which have been sold on credit, or sent out of the Territory on consignment.

All advances on consignments may be paid on vouchers, receipted by the superintendent of the marketing division, showing the name of the consignor, the kind, quantity, and estimated value of the goods consigned.

All advances on consignments shall be preferred claims to be deducted before final settlement with consignors.

SECTION 3. All receipts on account of withdrawals and advances authorized by Section 2 of this Act, shall be deposited monthly to the credit of the marketing division revolving fund.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval. Approved this 27th day of April, A. D. 1915.

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

Act 190. Improvement of Insanitary Land.

ACT 190

AN ACT

To AMEND CHAPTER 71 OF THE REVISED Laws of Hawaii,

1915, RELATING TO SANITARY CONDITION OF LAND, BY AMENDING SECTIONS 977, 979, 980, 981, 983, AND 987 AND BY ADDING THREE NEW SECTIONS TO BE KNOWN AS

SECTIONS 976A, 981A AND 982A. Be it Enacted by the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii:

SECTION 1. A new section is hereby added to the Revised Laws of Hawaii, 1915, to be known as Section 976A, and to read as follows:

“Section 976A. Maps and plans. If the board shall in any case recommend a system of drainage or of filling and drainage, the superintendent of public works shall, upon receipt of such notice, prepare a map of the land so reported upon by the board of health and to be so drained, or filled and drained, which land shall constitute a drainage district; said map shall show the district to be so drained, or filled and drained, the location and the size of each parcel or lot therein, a list of all known owners and occupants of such lots, the lots or parcels either within or without such drainage district through which rights of way for drains or ditches for draining said district are necessary, the amount of land necessary to be taken for such drains or ditches and for the banks thereof, a description of the same, an estimate of the value of said lands so sought to be taken for such rights of way, and of the damages sustained by any person or corporation by reason of such appropriation irrespective of any benefit to be derived by such land owners by reason of the construction of such improvements, which estimates shall be made respectively as to each person or corporation through whose land said rights of way are sought to be appropriated; such map shall also show the extent and location of the proposed

Act 190. Improvement of Insanitary Land.

drains or ditches, the width, depth and slope of the sides thereof, an estimate of the total cost of the system of drainage in and for said district, including therein among other things the cost of acquiring the necessary rights of way as aforesaid and of making ditches; estimates of the cost, respectively, of the filling of each lot or parcel of land in said district; and the estimate of the cost to be apportioned to and assessed against each lot or parcel of land in said district for the drainage as aforesaid of such lot or parcel, the apportionment to be as hereinafter required.

If the board of health shall recommend only that the land be filled, such map shall, so far as practicable, show the present heights of each parcel, the height to be filled to, the approximate amount of fill required for each parcel and the estimated cost thereof.

The superintendent of public works may, in his discretion, embody any of the information herein required in a statement to accompany the appropriate map instead of placing the same upon the map."

SECTION 2. Section 977 of the Revised Laws of Hawaii, 1915, is hereby amended to read as follows:

"Section 977. Notice to owners to improve. It shall be the duty of the superintendent of public works upon the receipt of such notice to cause a copy of the same to be served in the manner prescribed in Section 978 upon the owner or occupant of such land. The superintendent shall also notify each owner or occupant that a detailed statement and map or plan of the proposed improvement is on file in his office accessible to such owner or occupant. Said superintendent shall at the same time and in the same manner serve notice that, in case of failure to begin work upon such improvements within twenty days, or such further time in special cases as to said superintendent may seem reasonable, and to complete such work within a reasonable time in such notice designated, such work or so much

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Act 190. Improvement of Insanitary Land.

thereof as may remain undone will be done by the Territory at the cost of the lands benefited thereby.”

SECTION 3. Section 979 of the Revised Laws of Hawaii, 1915, is hereby amended to read as follows:

“Section 979. Appeal. During the period of twenty days, or such further time in special cases as is specified in the notice given pursuant to the provisions of Section 977, any owner or occupant of land sought to be improved, his attorney or agent, may file an appeal from the decision of the board of health condemning the land as deleterious to the public health or from its decision or the order of the superintendent of public works as to the nature and extent of the improvements to be made, including the size, character and location of any drains or ditches, and within twenty days after written demand by the superintendent of public works on the owner or occupant of any land in a drainage district improved by drainage under this chapter, for the payment of the cost of any such drainage, such owner or occupant, his attorney or agent, may file an appeal from the order of the said superintendent apportioning the cost of such drainage to be borne by his land. All appeals shall be filed with the superintendent of public works and the superintendent shall transmit them to the circuit court of the circuit wherein the land is situated."

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SECTION 4. Section 980 of the Revised Laws of Hawaii, 1915, is hereby amended to read as follows:

“Section 980. Hearing, decision. Said court shall, upon receiving any such appeal from the superintendent of public works, appoint three disinterested persons who shall sit as a board to hear and determine such appeals. They shall have power to determine whether or not the land is deleterious to the public health and whether the improvements of the nature designated in such notice are required, and if such improvements are not required, what, if any, improvements are required

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