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SATURDAY, OCT. 31, 1885.
PROSPECTUS OF THE OAHU COLONIZA
nivscnirTiox ok estate.
03,2o0 acres in feu simple ami
f2,50U acres held ttmlcr lease, at
present carrying between. 12.000
and 15,000 bend of cattle and 2G0
horses and mules.
,A large area of this property is
suitable, according to locality, for
sugar, rice, vineyards, fruit orchards
and small homesteads, the remain
der bqing fine mountain side grazing
Under the proposed arrangements
of the company to be formed an ex
ceptional opportunity is offered for
acquiring homesteads, by a system
of deferred or gradual payment as
may be agreed upon ; the whole be
ing within easy reach of Honolulu,
the capital city and principal port,
with u steadily growing market.
The climate is pre-eminently
healthy, the northeast trades sweep
ing across the island for the greater
part of the year.
While there arc no available ic
gislersof barometer, thermometer or
rainfall for this particular district,
there is no reason to question their
strict analogy with that of the Nuu
anu Valley, in the same island, and
in which 'Honolulu and its suburbs
are situated, where thn rainfall
amounts to 513.28 inches per annum
from a minimum of 0.1)1 in March
to a maximum of 3.-18 in December;
but these figures relating only to the
lower levels in and about Honolulu
do not bv any means represent the
rainfall on the Waianae Mountains,
which is very much heavier.
Thus the temperature may he
said to range from G8 to 85 Fahr.,
varied of course by situation, eleva
tion above the sea, accessibility to
trade winds, &c.
Containing -13,250 acres in fee sim
ple. This land is favorably situated,
having direct communication with
Honolulu by water, distanco 10
miles, or by land by a good road,
distance 17 miles, the latter offering
singular facilities for an inexpensive
The water route to Ilonouliuli is
from Honolulu harbor skirting the
reef to Pearl harbor, a magnificent
inlet of the ocean protected by a
reef or bar with 11 to 13 feet, but
inside with from 20 fathoms to 3
fathoms of land-locked, protected
anchorage, fit for all classes of
coasters and yachts. On the west
arm of this harbor Ilonouliuli has a
frontage of no less than five miles,
all steep-to, with from three to
twenty fathoms in front of it. The
whole fishing rights of this west arm
are part of the property.
Honouliuli Ranch is bounded by
the sea and Pearl River on two
sides, and extends in a westerly
direction to the divide of the Waia
nae mountains which form a natural
boundary so well defined and so
difficult to pass as to render fencing
on this line unnecessary. But where
Ilonouliuli adjoins the neighboring
propci ties, it is securely fenced.
There are twenty miles of five-wire
fence with redwood posts, and ten
miles batten fence, all in good order
and erected within the last seven
Stretching from Pearl harbor and
skirting the case of Waianae moun
tains southward and eastward is a
plain of about 7,000 acres of rich
alluvial soil, eminently suitable the
upper portions for sugar and the
lower for rice lands. Of these
latter, from 3,000 to -1,000 acres may
be irrigated by artesian wells, tho
elevation above high water mark
being between 12 aud 35 feet. One
well sunk in this district in 1881, to
a depth of 186 feet, has yielded un
ceasingly 2,-100 gallons per hour
On the eastern slopes, among the
foot hills of the Waianae mountains,
are over 10,000 acres of land, suit
able for small farms, vineyards,
orchards, &c. Several perennial
springs How through these valleys
and ravines, and the extensive traces
of taro culture show that in the
hands of the old natives there was
no lack of water.
Wells have been sunk at elevations
from 400 to 700 feet above the sea
level. Water was fouud at from 30
to 00 feet below the surface. One
is a flowing well; on the other a
windmill suffices to raise drinking
water for surrounding herds.
The ravines of the Waianae slope
are narrow and readily lend them
selves to favoring tho construction
of storage dams for purposes of
The Waianao mountains attract or
precipitate n sufficient rainfall in
v ordinary seasons for tho mainten
ance of the present heavily-grassed
condition of their slopes, and due
attention to the forestry will enable
thorn to carry more numerous herds
of cattle than those which now
fatten hock-deep on the Manicnie or
The lower mid more open slopes
are euitablo for dairy, poultry or
fruit raising. They aro within easy
reach of the main road to Honolulu,
and when peopled must soon invito
the construction of a railway to the
The sugar cane and rice land of
this property is valued at from $100
to $200 an acre, and may be taken
up in large or small tracts at these
figures ; the grazing, farm and fruit
lands are valued at front 810 to $50
per acre. It is at present intended
to offer some 10,000 acres of llrst
class agricultural land for sale, upon
convenient terms, at $50 an acre for
colonization purposes, for resident
and improving occupants.
Till". K.U1UKU 1IANC1I
Consists of 20,000 acres in fee sim
ple and 5.000 acres Government
leasehold, the baschold having an
unxepircd term of 17 years, at an
annual lcnlal of $155.
On the estate is a level tract of
land at an elevation of from 10 to
25 feet above sea level, extending
fiom Waimea to Laic, a distance of
eight miles of sea frontage, and an
average breadth of one mile from
the sea to the foot hills. This tract
is pronounced by competent judges
to be excellent sugar cane land.
There arc ahcady flowing artesian
wells on cither side of this level
tract, while near the middle is an
unfailing spring in which the water
lises to within 2A feet of tho surface,
in a column of at least one foot in
diameter, and flows thence to the
sea. This proves that an ample
supply may be found for irrigation.
There have been offered by rice
growers to the present owner $10,000
a year for -100 acres of this land,
water for cultivation being furnished.
A contract lias been made to bore
live additional artesian wells to
comply with this requirement.
It may be incidentally noted here
that in no case on this island of
Oalni has boring for artesian wells
failed if sunk from an elevation not
exceeding 32 feet above sea level.
There arc about 15,000 acres of
land suitable for fruit, small farms,
or pasture, on the Kalmku property,
estimated as salable for coloniza
tion purposes at from $15 to $30
KAWA1I.OA AND WAIMI'.A KAXCHES
Contain 23,000 acres surveyed land,
and about 20.000 acres unsurvcyed,
all held on lease having an unex
pired term of 24 years, at a yearly
rental of $2,200. This rental is at
present reduced to $1,700 by sub
letting a, few acres of taro (wet)
land. There are 3G miles of new
5-feet wire fence set on California
redwood posts. It is further sub
divided into paddocks of from 200
acres to 4,000 acres each, enabling
the proprietors to pass their stock
from one feeding ground to another
as may be advisable.
This land is well adapted through
out for fruit growing or pastoral
purposes. There arc several wells
with windmills on them to supply
water for stock. One reservoir of
this kind lias been built at the Ka
wailoa Ranch with a retaining wall
150 feet in length, 100 feet thick at
bottom, 5 feet at summit, capable
of storing 1,127,500 cubic feet of
water, for an outlay of $2,250. This
indicates what may be done at the
Kawailoa and Waimea Ranches
adjoin Kalmku, and together form a
compact property containing 72,500
acres of land. The Honouliuli pro
perty is distant about twelve miles,
but is connected with them by an
'excellent road. These properties
have at present 0G miles of good
fencing. The land is well grassed,
with a fair proportion of timber
throughout. Live stock of all kinds
thrive and fatten on the pastures,
and by increasing the number of in
closed paddocks and working the
combined estates systematically the
number of cattle and horses on the
land might be largely increased.
The number of cattle, 12,000 to
15,000, now on these estates has
been already mentioned, also 2G0
head of horse stock and mules, to
gether valued at $312,000. The
horned cattle are bred from "Here
ford" and "Short-horn Durham"
imported for these estates, and they
thrive and fatten without any stall
feeding or housing.
The horse stock is exceptionally
good, one sire, "Shenandoah,"
having won over $20,000 as a two-year-old
in tho United States. There
arc also three trotting stallions, two
of which cost $1,000 each, and there
are unbroken colts and fillies from
tiese sires, some four or five years
old, which may be readily broken
for saddle or harness.
These properties, if united, would
give the proposed company a con
trolling interest in the Honolulu
market, for produce of all kinds,
yith a steadily increasing demand ;
tp which the contracts recently en
tered into by tho Pacillu and Oceanic
Steamship Companies may prove a
valunhle stimulant. Indeed it is
possible to create n trade with San
Krancisco for carcases of beef and
mutton carried in refrigerating
chambers by the Oceanic Steam
ships. The income from theso estates at
present, including lenees, is $70,000
a year. Modcrato calculations show
that these figures might bo nearly
Tho fishing rights on Pearl harbor
pertaining to tho Ilonouliuli estate,
now leased for a short term at
$1,700, can be rented at $2,500 on
the expiration of the present lease.
A limestone quarry on tho Hono
uliuli property at present pays a
small annual rent, and a royalty on
the lime produced. The entire de
mand for this kingdom may be sup
plied from this quarry, instead of,
as hitherto, importing lime from
California. Tho builders of Hono
lulu consider this lime superior in
quality and preferable to the Cali
fornian lime. There is also a fine
limestone quarry on Kahuku Ranch.
The five mile frontage on Pearl
harbor spoken of suggests a town
site for a summer resort there, tho
facilities for yachting and boating
being unsurpassed, whilo the climate
is all that can bo desired.
A vast variety of fruit or timber
trees grow with extraordinary rapidr
ity. Tho whole Eucalyptus family,
the algaroba or locust tree (pseudo
accacia), the tamarind, "alligator
pear," guava, bread fruit, &c.
Citrous fruits especially thrive with
out care or cultivation. Many orna
mental woods known as koa, kou,
ohia, &c, grow well. India-rubber
(caoutchouc), quinine (cinchona),
and perhaps above all the ramie will
flourish, each in its suitable locality,
which may be found on these,
Proposed plan for forming a Joint
Stock Company to purchase, sub
let, sell or work these Estates.
It is proposed to form a Joint
Stock Company to buy the proper
ties described below, both freehold
and leasehold, to divide them for
purchase or lease on convenient
terms, and to work the unsold or
unlcased portions for the benefit of
Property consisting of
03.230 acres in fee 822,250
Capitalized value of leased laud
52,500 acres 03, 750
15,000 head cattle at twenty
dollars each 300,000
2G0 head horse, &c 12,000
The Company's stock
12,000 shares of $100 each
8,000 of said shares par
value S100 each 800,000
to be offered for sale; and
1,000 of said shares, par
value $100 each 400,000
To be held by the promoters of
the Company, viz., Jas. Campbell,
Esq., owner of the Ilonouliuli and
Kahuku estates; Jxo. II. Paty,
Esq., of Messrs. Bishop & Co.,
Bankers, principal owner of Kawai
loa and Waimea estates ; M. Dick
son, Esq., and J. G. Spenceh, Esq.,
part owners of Kawaiioa and Wai
mea ranch,; Mr. B. F. Dillingham,
President Pacific Hardware Co.
As soon as 8,000 shares of tho
capital stock have been subscribed
for by responsible persons, the Com
pany will be incorporated and the
Receipts from the sale of the stock
will bo paid over to the owners of
the properties. Deeds, leases, and
bill of sale of landed property and
of live stock to be placed in the
hands of the ofllcers of the Company
appointed to receive them.
The following gentlemen have
consented to accept office :
President, James Campbell ; Vice
President, J. II. Paty; Secretary
and Treasurer, Godfiiky Buown.
The following gentlemen have con
sented to be nominated for Direc
tors: Jas. Campbell.
J. II. Paty.
S. G. Wir.Di:n.
A. J. CAnTwmairr.
W. F. Allen.
S. B. Dole.
B. F. Dillingham.
W. Austin Whiting.
W. K. Castle.
B. F. Dillingham.
Sub-Manager, M. Dickson.
Ice Cream Parlors !
No. 85 Hotol Htroot.
Delicious llavored Ice Cream made
from pmo Hairy Cream, Fruit ices,
Sherbets. Ice Cream Drinks and many
other refreshments can bo found always
at this really flrst-cliu-s rcsoit. Choice
Confectionery and Cukes in great
Familiei, Parties, Balls and Weddings
For tho convenience of the public v,o
pack oiiIoih lor Ico Cream in Patent
Refrigerator Cans, which hold from 1 to
40 Quarts, wm ranted to kecpits delight
lul Jlavor and .perfect form, for many
Mutual Telephone : : liiiH '
itull T.lcili,,i,. : : law
8- The Elite Ico Cream Parlors are
open dally until 11 im, . 88 ly
Honolulu Carriage Manufact'y
22S and 230 Fott Street,
Honolulu, . - Hawaiian Is.
W. II. PAGE Proprietor
".-0 i '
A Few Cases Only.
141 It!. P. AdmiiH .to Co. 1m
Provincial Fire Insurance Co.,
HubHcrlbcil Capital : : 1,000,0110
J. T. WATEKHOUSE, Jn., Agent.
New"Voilc & Honolulu.
PACKET LINE !
MESSRS. W. H. CROSSMAN & BHO.
will dispatch about December 1st a
first-clnss vessel from New Ton: for this
port direct. Merchants and others
wishing to ship by this nivorilu line
will please forward their orders as curly
as possible. Very truly, etc.,
CASTLE & COOKE,
151 lm Honolulu Agents.
Telephone 210 in both Cos.
LEWIS & GO., GROCERS,
JT mul ! IIolol HI root.
NEW GOODS JUST RECEIVED ON ICE:
Eistcrn Shail, Flounder-i. Itoek Cod, Smells Crab, Eastern Oysters, Cnla Fresh
Boll Butter, Caulillower. Itcd Cabbages, Hunker Club House Sausages,
Mnlluid Ducks, Peaches, I'cars, Plums, Giapcs, &c &e.
Homo Radish, Hoots ami Celery, Swl-s Cheese, Ctenm Cheese, Eibim Cheese,
German Smoked Sausage?, German Pickles in Kegj, llolltiid Herrings in
Kegs, Kits Salmon Hollies, Kit- Mackciel,
.A-iitl it Complete H.iuo ol Faney & Slivplc Groeei-ics,
AlwiiyN on Ilunil.
Goods delivered to Waikikl, Tuesdays and Fridays. Goods delivered to all parts
of tho Town.
JOI ITT, 1. 8
Granite, Iron and Tin Ware !
Chandeliers, Lamps and Lanterns,
WATER PIPE and RUBBER HOSE,
House Keeping Goods,
E. G SCHUIV1AN,
Carriage and Wag-on 3Xli:ex
lit lii'st-claKH nuuincr aud
70 King St., adjoining Geo. AV.
Every Description of Job Printing
Executed with neatness and dispatch,
Daily Bulletin Steam Printing Office,
BillB of Lading
V?R. 1). L. AHPHAKT hereby lnti.
1JL mules thnt ho has this day with,
drawn from the llrm of Soyotig & Ah.
phart, and tluit ho will carry on tho busl.
ncssuf nu Employment Agency, Anglo.
Chinese Interpreting, Collecting Ac
counts and other Agency Business at
Sun Kim Lung Co.'s, 40 Hotel street.
n 112 tf
Tlllt 1'AbT 8AIMNII
will run icgulnrly
TO WAIALUA EVERY MONDAY,
Returning on Thursday, weather
For freight or passage, apply to the
Captain on board, or to
Pacific Navigation Co.,
Practical Gun Pr2 and Lock Smith,
Bethel St., no.tto Post-Office.
Sewing Machines of all kinds repaired.
All kinds of Light Machinery repaired
on Short Notice.
N.D. GoOil Workmanship mid Charges
121 Strictly Moderate. ly
P. O. Box 207
TIN, COPPER AND
priccH to Null, Hie times.
Lincoln, Contractor & Rnilder.
ALL persons who unnt to comtnuni
cnlo with tho Poitucticfto, cither
for business, or for piocurlng woikmen,
servants or nny other helps, will ilnd It
tho most prontabluuiiyio ndkitUo In
the Lmo Hawaiiano, tho now' organ of
the Portuguese colony, which is pub
llshcd on Mcrchnnt street, Gatcttc Uiiikl.
inp, (Post-OHlco Lcttei Uox K.), nnd
only chin ges i disenable rates for adver
tisements. HONOLULU LIBRARY
READING ROOM ASSOCIATION.
'pillS INSTITUTION Is located on
J. tho corner of Hotel and Alakcu
streets, directly opposite tho building of
tho Y. M. O. A., and is open every day
and evening, Suudajs included.
The Reading Room is supplied with
all the local journals. s well as titnrly
11 fly of the leading foreign papeis nnd
The Clicuhiling Library conslbts of
over !),(I00 volumes, and is constantly
The Reference Library contains u
valuable line of cyclopedias, diction,
aries, and works of a similar character.
A handsome parlor is provided for
conversation nnd games.
The Circulating Depaitnicnt is closed
Terms of membership : Signing the
roll ntul paying the regular dins, fifty
cents a month, quarterly in advance.
Strangers from foreign countries mid
visitors from other islands aro welcome
to tho rooms at nil times, but as iho
Association has no other regular means
of support csccpt the dues of members,
it Is expected thnt residents of Honolulu
who desire to avail themselves of its
privileges, and all who feel an interest
In maintaining an institution of this
kind in our community, will join the
Association and pay tho legulnr duec.
S. II. DOLE President
M.M. SCOIT Vice-President
II. A. PAHMELEE Sccictaiy
A. L. SMITH Treasurer
C. T. KODGERS, M. D.. Chairman Hnll
and Library Committee. 77 tf
"mi.- n n u. 'i...ii
The Only Paper in California
that Advocates Hawaiian
A Splendid Advertising Medium
For Hawaiian Business 3Icn desirous of
forming trade connections
on the Coast.
All Hawaiian papers kept on flic and
full information given concerning
Entrusted to the Propiietor will be
promptly and carefully executed,
and no commission cuaiioed.
TERMS Three Dollars
$1.75 for six months.
Charles R. Buckland,
Editor and Proprietor.
OFFICE-323 Front Street. Post-Office
Box, 2300, San Francisco, California.
le L. Bossilfir's
-phice list oar
run 10 100 1000
18 to 24 inches.. 00c $4.00 $20.00
2 to 3 feet 00c O.0O 5.00
3 to 4 feet Sl.L'5 8.C0 C5.00
l-Eii 10 . 100 1000
4 to 0 inches... $2.00 $10.00
0 to 12 inches.. COc 2.C0 15.00
12 to 18 I' .. COo 3.50 20.00
18 to 24 " .. 75c 5.00 80.00
2 to 3 feet $1.00 7.00 40.00
3 to 4 ' 1.25 9.00
4 to 5 " 1.75 12.00
5 tot " 2.C0 10.00
Cuttings, per 100, $1.00; per 1,000, fO.CO.
White Jlulbeny Seed, per ounce, 80
cents; per pound, $3.00.
Russian Mulberry Seed, per ounce, CO
cents; per pound, $7.00.
Miss Nellie Lincoln Rossiter
Is Agent for tho following papers;
South and West, semi-monthly, COc a
Farmer's Call, weekly, 50c per year;
Farmer's Home, monthly, 00c per year;
Home and School Visitor, monthly,
75c per year.
As an inducement to parties to order
their Silk Worm Epgs during tho tiim.
miT, to ho forwarded in tho tall, I oiler
premiums, from April 1st, as follows:
For$l, 2,000 cgirs, nnd a book of in
struction. For $2, 5,000 eggs, book of instruction
and any one paper.
For $3, JjO.. eggs, and any two papers.
For $5, 1 o.. eggs, U o papers and book.
For $0.C0, 2 oz. eggs, and three papers.
For $14, oz. eggs, 3 papers and book.
For $17,4 oz. eggs, niid four papers.
For $21, 5 oz. eggs, 4 papers and hook
Tho above charges "urotlio regular
list prices for eggs," and the papers will
ho bent as heio stated for one year.
Thobo sending ordcis thiough tho sum
mer, accompanied by the cash amount,
(Post-Office orders payable to me, on
Post Office, Pemherlon, New Jersey, U.
S. A.) will receive tho premiums to
which their order entitles them, com.
meiicing at once, and tho eggs will be
sent about November lbt.
NKIililli I.IXC'OI.X JtOHNITKlt,
Practical Silk Oullurlst,
New Lisbon, Burlington Co..
077 NEW JERSEY. '
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