Executive Order 9951—Restoring Certain Land of the Kuwili Park Military Reservation to the Jurisdiction of the Territory of Hawaii
WHEREAS by Executive Order No. 905, dated November 1, 1940, of the Governor of the Territory of Hawaii, certain hereinafter-described land in Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, was reserved for the use of the United States for military purposes; and
WHEREAS such land is no longer needed by the United States for military purposes, and it is deemed advisable and in the public interest that it be restored to the use of 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 that the following-described parcel of land, together with all improvements located thereon, comprising a portion of the Government Land of Kuwili situate on the south side of Prison Road opposite Sumner Street at Kuwili, Iwilei, Honolulu, Oahu, Territory of Hawaii, be, and it is hereby, restored to the jurisdiction of the Territory of Hawaii:
Beginning at the west corner of this parcel of land and on the south side of Prison Road, the coordinates of said point of beginning referred to Government Survey triangulation station "Kawa" being 163.20 feet south and 305.44 feet west, as shown on Government Survey Registered Map 2669 and running by azimuths measured clockwise from true south:
1. 241° 53' 55.00 feet along the south side of Prison Road;
2. 331° 53' 98.57 feet along Kuwili Park and Playground (Executive Order No. 422 of July 23, 1930);
3. 50° 33' 56.65 feet along Grant 8564 to Oahu Railway and Land Company;
4. 152° 10' 109.70 feet along L. C. Award 81 F.L. to Kahawaiolaa to the pint of beginning.
The area of this parcel is 5,755 square feet, more or less.
HARRY S. TRUMAN
THE WHITE HOUSE,
April 21, 1948
Harry S. Truman, Executive Order 9951—Restoring Certain Land of the Kuwili Park Military Reservation 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/278399