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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20. 1921
The Board of Supervisors of the
County of Kauai held its monthly
and business meeting at its office,
as usual, on Wednesday, September
?th, 1921, at 9:30 a.m.
J. I. Silva.
The minutes of the last two meet
ings, towit: August 3rd and 18th,
(1921), were read ana approved.
Mr. E. M. Cheatham, of Kapaa,
Homestead, appeared before the
Board and suggested the considera
tion by the Board of the feasibility
of macadamizing the Kapaa Home
stead roads and submitted a letter
from the Honorable C. T. Bailey,
commissioner of public lands, dated
the 6th, Inst., which advised that
the money for this work was then
available. The Board by unanimous
vote instructed the County Road Su
pervisor to proceed as socn as prac
ticable to survey the Olohona Road
charging the expense therefor to
The matter of appointing an assist
ant to the County Road Supervisor
was again brought Into consideration,
and upon the motion of Mr. Brandt,
seconded by Mr. Menefoglio, the
Board voted to offer the position
to J. K. Waimau, architect, at a
monthly salary of two hundred ($200.
00), the county furnishing him with
a Ford auto (run-about), also ex
penses for the maintenance and op
eration of the same.
The Board, after due examination,
approved the several demands sub
mitted against the appropriations
A request (P.19G5) from the Makee
Sugar Company for a permission to
make a ditch, about one foot square,
through the grounds of the Wailua
school for irrigation purposes was
received and upon the motion of Mr.
Mendes, seconded by Mr. Brandt,
the same was granted upon the con
sideration however that the Makee
Sugar Company shall make a suitable
culvert and maintain the same to
the satisfaction of the County Road
A request (P.1962) from the East
Kauai Water Company, Ltd., for a
permission to cross the unimproved
County roads in the upper Wailua
section and at several different
places, with its ditches, was receiv
ed, and upon the motion of Mr.
Mendes, seconded by Mr. Silva, the
same was granted, provided the cul
verts shall be made of suitable con
crete and to the satisfaction of the
County Road Supervisor.
A demand dated Kapaa, September
6th, 1921. (P.1966), from Mary Fer
reira for the return of her bay horse
or payment of its value, to-wit:
$50.00, which was sold at public
auction on July 29th last by A. M.
Kuhaulua, former Poundmaster for
Kawaihnu, but who was not the
Poundmaster for Kawaihau at the
the time, was received. Mr. John
llano, the present Poundmaster for
Kawaihau, who was present at the
meeting, in answer to a question by
the Chairman, stated that he was
away at Hilo at the time of his ap
point inent, which was July 1st, last
and did not return to Kapaa nor
qualify himself to act in his office
until the early part in August last.
The Board felt that it could not
give tho demandant any relief, there
fore ordered the communication to
be placed on file.
A request (P.1967) from J. Hano,
Poundmaster for Kawaihau for re
pairs and for enlargement of the
premises for the pound at Kapaa as
the present one is insufficient to
hold estrays, was received and up
on the motion of Mr. Mendes the
same was granted.
The legal opinion (P.HG3) of Eu
gene K. Aiu, Esq., Deputy County
Attorney on (1) liability of a coun
ty officer's bond for the acts of his
clerk and appointed by said officer
without the approval of the Board,
(anta P.216) also (2) on the liability
of said bond for the acts of the
clork appointed by a county officer
with the approval of the said Board
and were accepted and placed on
Communications (P.1964) from
Honorable Henry Blake requesting
a leave of absence during the
present month, accompanied by a
certificate from Dr. A. H. Water-
house of Koloa of the physical con
dition of Mr. Blake, also a written
appointment of W. O. Crowell Esq.,
of Waimea, as a Deputy County
Auditor for the County of Kauai,
signed by Mr. Blake, Auditor, and
the Chairman's reply to the com
munications were received and ac
cepted. In this connection however,
and upon the motion of Mr. Brandt,
seconded by Mr. Silva, the Board
unanimously voted that bonds, for
the faithful discharge of official du
ties be filed by the following offi
cers, as follows:
W. O. Crowell, Deputy County
Henry W. Waiau, Clerk to County
The following school requisitions
(P.1968) were referred to the Coun
ty Road Supervisor with full power
to act in each case, to-wit:
Makaweli, for necessary repairs,
Kalahao for supplies.
Eleele for repairs and for sup
Olohena for a suitable tank and
for fencing the premises.-
The requisition (P.19GS) for three
new school rooms or bungalows for
Eleele was placed on file.
A requisition for a kitchen for
the llanalei school cottages was re
ferred to Mr. Menefoglio for advise.
The report (P.19G9) of the Coun
ty Road Supervisor for August last
was received and placed on file. It
is in substance as follows:
Engineer's Report, Aug. 1921,
Fifty barrels asphalt was receiv
ed for this district and patching of
the road was resumed.
Some ditch cleaning and general
road work was also done.
Some patching on the main road
was done together with other work
of cutting weeds and cleaning ditch
es at several places along the main
About 1400 cubic yards of broken
stone was hauled upon the site for
the crushing plant to be used In ex
tending the macadam of the Kukuio
Patching of the main road was
carried on at several places In the
district. Some ditch cleaning was
The road at Niumalu leading to
the river was graded and roadway
covered with dirt; it Is now ready
Some patching of the main road
was done; also cleaning ditches
was done at several places in the
Some work was done on the Wai
lua rock fill during the first part of
Patching and general road work
was crried on In the district.
Waimea One bungalow classroom
was completed at the Waimqa
Two cottages at Makaweli will
be completed in about a week.
Some repair work was done on tho
Koloa The teachers' cottages at
Kalahao was begun; necessary plum
bing and water connections was made
at the Kalahao school.
A bungalow class-room was com
pleted at the Kcloii school; the
teachers' cottage was begun. Paint
ing and other repair was also done
at this school.
Lihue The addition to the Huaia
school was completed.
Inside painting of the teachers'
cottage at the Lihue grammar school
Two bungalow class-rooms were
completed at the high school, also
painting and repair work was done
to school and cottages.
Some painting and repair was
done at the Hanamaulu school.
Kawaihau The three bungalow
class-rooms at the Kapaa school
were commenced. Painting and re
pairing was done to the cottages
Hi'.nalei Tho addition to the tea
chers' cottage at Kooluu together
with repairs was completed.
R. F. MIDDLETON'.
Upon the motion of Mr. Menefog
lio, seconded by Mr. Brandt, the
Chairman, by unanimous vote, was
given full authority to countersign
upon presentation, a demand prop
erly certified to for the final pay
ment of Messrs. Wise & Wise, on
account of the contract for tho con
struction of cottages for the Maka
Financial reports for August, 1921,
TIIE GARDEN ISLAND,
towit: Treasurer, Treasurer-Auditor,
Auditor's statement of appropriations
etc., and the Joint report were re
ferred to Mr. Brandt for advice.
Of the Board's own motion, th3
Clerk was instructed to return to
Henry Wise of Kalahao, contractor,
the following checks:
1. Check No. 259, dated Llhue,
Hawaii, July 29,1921, drawn by C.
G. Kuhlman, cashier. In favor of
H. D. Wishard, Chairman Board of
Supervisors, upon the Bank of Ha
waii, Ltd., Lihue branch, which ac
companied the bid of Mr. Henry
Wise (P.1949), for the construction
and completion of "One four-bpd-room
teachers' cottage at Kalahao
school forf $2,020."
2. Check No. 258, dated Lihue, Ha
waii, July 29, 1921, drawn by C. O.
Kuhlman, cashier, upon tho Bank
of Hawaii, Ltd., Lihue branch, hi
favor of H. D. Wishard, Chairmnn,
Board of Supervisors, for $125.00,
and which accompanied the bid of
Mr. Wise for the "construction and
full completion of a teacher's cot
tage at Kalaheo for $2,020.00."
The Board of Its own motion ap
proved the following allowances for
the current month for oiling and
repuirlng roads In the several dis
ROAD TAX SPECIAL DEPOSIT
The bid of G. W. Mahikoa (P1970)
for the construction and full com
pletion of a reinforced concrete gir
der at Keaki, Kilauea division of the
Hanalel district according to specifi
cations within 120 days, for fourteen
thousand, nine hundred and fifty dol
lars ($14,950.00), action on which
was deferred from the last meeting
after being brought up for consider
ation, and acting upon the advice of
the county Road Supervisor, upon
the motion of Mr. Menefoglio, sec
onded by Mr. Mendes, the bid was
granted, but the bidder shall file a
bond for the faithful performance of
his contract in the sum to be ap
proved by the County Road Super
visor, as the check which accom
panied the bid was returned to the
bidder by the County Clerk on Aug
ust 16th last under the Instruction
of the Board.
Upon the motion of Mr. Mene
foglio, duly seconded, the County
Rood Supervisor was authorized to
call in tenders . for furnishing this
county with materials, and labor to
be used for the construction of a
teacher's cottage at Lihue, to be
filed with the Board on or before
October 5th next, the next regular
meeting of the Board.
Mr. Mendes moved that two (2)
drinking fountains be put up in a
convenient place at the Baseball
Park at Kapaa, and two (2) drink
ins fountains at the Kapaa school.
The board after careful considera
tion of the request voted that one
drinking fountain be put up near the
baseball park at Kapaa for the use
of the public but those requested
for the use of the Kapaa school
was left to the good judgment of the
County Road Supervisor.
Mr. Mendes reporting on the mat
ter of a fixed salary for the Super
intendent of. the Kawaihau Water
Works, (P.1925, ante p. 225, 230),
stated that Mr. J. H. Cummings, the
present incumbent asked for- $150.00
a month besides commissions for the
collection of water rates. The Board
r.fter having given the matter a care
ful consideration voted to pay this
employee $75.00 per month and he
collect water rates and other
ordinary work regarding the con
nection of pipes.
Upon the motion of Mr. Menefog
lio, seconded by Mr. Brandt, the
sum of $3,9S'5.00 was appropriated
out of the available moneys in the
General Fund, and $3,706.00 out of
available moneys in the Permanent
Improvement Fund, In the County
Treasury, to be used as additional
appropriations, for the following pur
Firo depnrtme-it. Waimea $ 50.00
New school grounds 25.00
Public: parks 120.00
Kawi-ihitu: tiling roads 500.00
Ito.-ids and bricges 1,500.00
Hanalel: oiling roadr. 300.00
Roads and bridges 1,000.00
Permanent Improvement Fund
Macr.daml.ing Kukuiolono 1,000.00
Macadamizing Uuimalu 2,000.00
Keaki bridge 6.00
List of appropriations, also am-
ounts affec ted by the approval of
i the demands hareinbefare referred
1 Tabulated Statement
! Salary Co. road supervisor $300.00
Pay o: police: Specials 3S0.OO
; Koloa 280.00
t Lihue 410.00
liurouu. Identification 245.10
Child Wc'.fr.re Ba.-.rd 270.00
Coroner's inquest 66.50
Co. Building, janitor's service 26.50
Cour.ty Jail 461.70
County lot and building 104.20
District cDurt and Jtills : -
Waimea - 81.25
Examiners Chauffers 125.00
Examiner Chauffeurs exp. 70.00
Expense of witnesses 40.00
Fire department: Waimea 58.10
Hospitals: Waimer. t 100.00
Koloa ' 50.00
San;l. Mahelnna Memorial
Incidentals: Auditor 240.96
Sheriff t , 132.60
Co. Rd. Supervisor 265.00
Official bond premium 395.00
Public pfrks 120.00
Furniture & fixtures 354.32
New buildings, j Waimea 364.54
Kauai high 1,703.40
Mr.kawell (Spec.) 35.00
Makaweli (Gen. Fund) 13.00
Repairs m and maintenance:
Kauai high 364.81
Support of prisoners 286.30
Water works: Kek'.ha 8.40
Co. road machinery 1,696.99
Oiling roads 405.61
Road tax special deposit 1,255.50
P. I. F. 936.45
Macadamizing Koloa 381.10
Oiiaig ro.;di, spec. dep. 405.61
Read tax spec. dep. 1,426.41
Macadamizing Ahukini 52.45
Macadamizing Niumalu P.I.F.
Oiling roads, spec. dep. 1,016.53
Read tax, spec, deposit 1,675.84
Wailua rock fill 978.49
Oiling roads 443.11
Roads and bridges 804.85
Road tax, spec, deposit 1,669.70
llanalei District: .
Roads and bridges
At 2:30 p. m. tha meeting adjourn
ed subject to the call of the chair.
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