An Act To add a certain tract of land on the island of Hawaii to the Hawaii National Park, approved May 1, 1922 (42 Stat. 503)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,. That the tract of land on the island of Hawaii, in the Territory of Hawaii, set aside for park purposes on the 29th day of October, 1920, by executive order numbered eighty-one of the governor of the Territory of Hawaii, and hereinafter described, is hereby added to and made a part of the Hawaii National Park. Said tract of land is described as follows, to wit:

All that tract of land comprising a portion of the Kau Desert, Kapapala, in the district of Kau, on the island of Hawaii, containing forty-three thousand four hundred acres, more or less, bounded as follows:

Beginning at a galvanized iron nail driven into the pahoehoe at the northeast corner of this tract of land, at a place called Palilele-o-Kalihipaa, and on the boundary between the lands of Kapapala and Keauhou, the coordinates of said point of beginning referred to Government survey trigonometrical station Uwekahuna, being twenty-six thousand and ten and four tenths feet south and nine thousand nine hundred and thirty-two and four tenths feet east as shown on Government survey registered map numbered twenty-three hundred and eighty-eight and running by true azimuths: First, three hundred and fifty degrees forty-three minutes, thirty thousand and twenty-three feet along the land of Kapapala to a point at seacoast; second, thence in a west and southwesterly direction along the seacoast to a station on a large flat stone, at a place called Na-Puu-o-na-Elemakule, at the seacoast boundary point of the lands of Kapapala and Kaalaala, the direct azimuth and distance being sixty-nine degrees thirty-four minutes thirty seconds, thirty-two thousand and forty-three feet; third, eightynine degrees twenty-seven minutes thirty seconds, thirty thousand six hundred and ninety feet along the land of Kaalaala to the main eighteen hundred and sixty-eight lava crack, said point being by true azimuth and distance two hundred and ninety-six degrees twenty-seven minutes thirty seconds, twenty-one hundred feet from Government survey trigonometrical station Puu Nahala; fourth, thence up along the main eighteen hundred and sixty-eight lava crack, along the Kapapala pastoral lands to a small outbreak of lava from the eighteen hundred and sixty-eight lava crack, opposite the Halfway House, the direct azimuth and distance being one hundred and ninety-eight degrees, thirty-two thousand five hundred and fifty feet; fifth, two hundred and thirty degrees twenty-five minutes, twenty-seven thousand six hundred and fifteen feet along the Kapapala pastoral lands to the west boundary of the Kilauea section, Hawaii National Park; sixth, three hundred and forty-six degrees twenty minutes, six thousand seven hundred and forty-two feet along said west boundary to a small cone; seventh, two hundred and eighty-two degrees fifty minutes, nineteen thousand one hundred and fifty feet along the south boundary of said Kalauea section, Hawaii National Park; eighth, two hundred and thirtyone degrees fifty minutes thirty seconds, five thousand four hundred and thirty feet along said south boundary to the point of beginning.
 
SEC. 2. That the provisions of the Act of August 1, 1916, entitled "An Act to establish a national park in the Territory of Hawaii": the Act of August 25, 1916, entitled "An Act to establish a national park service, and for other purposes," and all Acts supplementary to and amendatory of said Acts are made applicable to and extended over the lands hereby added to tlle park: Provided, That the provisions of the Act of June 10, 1920, entitled "An Act to create a Federal power commission; to provide for the improvement of navigation; the development of water power; the use of the public lands in relation thereto; and to repeal section 18 of the River and Harbor appropriation Act; approved August 8, 1917, and for other purposes," shall not apply to or extend over such lands. (U.S.C., title 16, sec. 391.)

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