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PROCLAMATIONS, 1917. 1817 BY THE Piznsmmvr or THE UNITED STATES or Anmmoa. F°"'““'Y_‘*·“’"·_ A PROCLAMATION. WHEREAS, by joint resolution "to provide for annexing the Ha- ,*}g;*:1'{)*£·H°"¤ii waiian Islands to the United States," approved July 7, 1898, the Vet 30»P;750- cession by the Government of the Republic of Hawaii to the United States of America, of all rights of sovereignty of whatsoever kind in and over the Hawaiian Islands and their dependencies, and the transfer to the United States of the absolute fee and ownership of all public, government or crown lands, public buildin , or edifices, ports, harbors, military equipment, and all other publ; property of every kind and description elo g to the government of the Hawaiian Islands, was duly acce tialgtnratified, and conhrmed, and the said Hawaiian Islands and dlieir dependencies annexed as a part of the territory of the United States, and made subject to the sovereign dominion thereof, and all and singular the propert and rights hereinbefore mentioned vested in the United States of America. AND WHEREAS, it was further provided in said resolution that the existing laws of the United States relative to public lands shall not apply to such lands in the Hawaiian Islands, but the Congress of éhe United States shall enact special laws for their management and isposition; AND WHEREAS, the Congress of the United States has [provided V°‘· 3% P- *5* by the Act of April 30, 1900, chapter 258, section 7, that the public pro erty ceded and transferred to the United States by the Republic of Hawaii under said resolution shall be and remain in the possession use and control of the government of the Territory of Hawaii until taken for the uses and p1u·poses of the United States by direction of of the President, and that any such public progrty so taken for the uses and p oses of the United States may restored to its previous statug? direction of the President; AND WHEREAS, because of a change in conditions the piece and An¢¢,p·175¤· parcel of land situated at Honolulu, on the Island of Oahu, in the erritory and District of Hawaii, reserved for lighthouse purposes by Presidential Proclamation of October 4, 1915, is no longer required for such plurgoses, AND YVHER A , it is deemed necessary in theiipublic interests that a certain piece and parcel of land situated at onolulu, on the Island of Oahu, in the Territory and District of Hawaii, in the [`nited States of America, be immediately reserved for lighthouse ur wsesi P N}OW THEREFORE, I WOODROW WILSON, President of the u0‘;_‘8r*;;*ggg‘§ ,;°~*,,*2;_’;gj United States, by virtue of the authority in me vested, do hereby de- my or Hawaii. elare, proclaim and make known that the garcel of land situated at Honolulu, on the Island of Oahu, in the erritory and District of Hawaii, reserved for lighthouse purposes by Presidential Proclamation of October 4, 1915, be and the same is hereby restored to the ossession, use and control of the Govemment of the Territory of Hawaii, to wit; Beginning at a point bearing 136° 36' 46" true and distant 111.23 D°$°’*P°i°¤- ft. from Fort Street Survey Monument, said monument being a cop er bolt set in a 4" cast iron pipe and located 72° 50’ 45" true and tant 6091.77 ft. from Punch Bowl Triangulation Station, thence by true azimuths and distances; _ 1. 13S° 25’ O", 16.0 feet to a point, thence 2. 22S° 25’ 0", 16.0 feet to a point, thence

 31S° 25’ 0", 16.0 feet to a point, thence

-1. 4S° 25' 0", 16.0 feet to the point of beginning. Containing 256 square feet.