Executive Order 10496—Restoring Certain Lands Reserved for Military Purposes to the Jurisdiction of the Territory of Hawaii
WHEREAS certain lands on the Island of Oahu, Territory of Hawaii, which form a part of the public lands ceded and transferred to the United States by the Republic of Hawaii under the joint resolution of annexation of July 7, 1898, 30 Stat. 750, were reserved for military purposes by Executive orders of the President; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to authority of the act of January 31, 1922, 42 Stat. 360, as amended by the act of March 3, 1925, 43 Stat. 1115, such lands were exchanged by the United States for privately-owned lands, and the lands so acquired were thereafter set apart by the President for military purposes of the United States; and
WHEREAS the lands so acquired by exchange are no longer needed for military purposes, and it is deemed desirable and in the public interest that the possession, use, and control thereof be restored to the Territory of Hawaii:
NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of the authority vested in me by section 91 of the act of April 30, 1900, 31 Stat. 159, as amended by section 7 of the act of May 27, 1910, 36 Stat. 447, it is ordered as follows:
The following-described parcels of land on the Island of Oahu, Territory of Hawaii, are hereby restored to the possession, use, and control of the Territory of Hawaii:
Parcel No. 1
That part of the Pupukea Military Reservation described as Tract No. 1 in Executive Order No. 5240 of December 14, 1929, containing an area of 2.022 acres.
Parcel No. 2
All of the Kaaawa Military Reservation described In Executive Order No. 4679 of June 29, 1927, being two tracts, containing an area of 3.67 acres and .0918 of an acre, respectively, together with appurtenant rights of way.
Parcel No. 3
That part of the Port Ruger Military Reservation described In paragraph I of subparagraph 2 of Executive Order No. 4679 of June 29, 1927, containing an area of .126 of an acre.
Parcel No. 4
That part of the Fort Ruger Military Reservation described as Tract No. 6 In Executive Order No. 6408 of November 7, 1938, containing an area of 1.055 acres, more or less.
DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER
THE WHITE HOUSE,
October 14, 1953.
Dwight D. Eisenhower, Executive Order 10496—Restoring Certain Lands Reserved for Military Purposes to the Jurisdiction of the Territory of Hawaii Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/234437