Executive Order 10268

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Executive Order 10268 of July 5, 1951

Restoring Certain Lands Comprising Portions of the Fort Ruger Military Reservation to the Jurisdiction of the Territory of Hawaii

Whereas certain lands on the Island of Oahu, Territory of Hawaii, were reserved for military purposes by Executive Order No. 395-A of January 18, 1906, as modified by Executive Orders No. 1106 of July 1, 1909, No. 1377 of June 26, 1911, No. 1767 of April 28, 1913, and No. 6408 of November 7, 1933; and

Whereas the hereinafter-described parcels of such land are no longer needed for military purposes, and it is deemed advisable and in the public interest that they 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 as follows:

The following-described parcels of land comprising portions of the Fort Ruger Military Reservation, located on the Island of Oahu, Territory of Hawaii, are hereby restored to the jurisdiction of the Territory of Hawaii:

TRACT No. 1[edit]

Beginning at concrete monument No. 19 at the west corner of this piece of land, on the southeasterly side of Lot 10 of Diamond Head Terrace, the coordinates of said point of beginning referred to Government Survey triangulation station "Diamond Head" being 349.65’ South and 1,673.06’ West, thence running by azimuths measured clockwise from true south:

  1. 244° 30’ 00’’ 330.69 feet along Diamond Head Terrace to concrete monument No. 18;
  2. 310° 14’ 00’’ 81.46 feet along the remainder of Tract I of Presidential Executive Order No. 6408 of November 7, 1933;
  3. 40° 14’ 00’’ 279.83 feet along the City and County of Honolulu's reservoir site to concrete monument 20;
  4. 124° 32’ 50’’ 218.43 feet to the point of beginning.

This tract is a portion of Tract No. 1 described in Executive Order No. 6408 of November 7, 1933.

The tract as described contains an area of 0.98 acre, more or less.

TRACTS Nos. 2, 3, and 4[edit]

Tracts Nos. 2, 3, and 4 described in Executive Order No. 6408 of November 7, 1933.

Signature of Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman
The White House,
July 5, 1951.


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