Hawaii Reports; Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the Territory of Hawaii Volume 20

Hawaii Reports; Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the Territory of Hawaii Volume 20

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...Before her death Kale conveyed the land to her grandson Maicha by deed of September 10, 1897, received ' for record September 21, and recorded in lihcr 172 on pp. 299, 300. Maicha died in 1899 and the defendant Kapano was appointed guardian of the property of his minor children. Pulewa and Maieha. The plaintiff excepted to the admissibn in evidence of this deed to lTaicha, to which he had objected. on the grounds (1) that "it does not appear that that is the land involved in this action which passed by that deed," (2) "as it has self-serving Apana v. Kapano, 20 Haw. 399. declarations," and "it is not proved that Kale had any land to convey." The deed recites as its considerations the receipt from the grantee of $50, "my great affection for my own grandchild," and "his proper care of me in all things for my benefit while I was----arising from my being blind," and conveys to the grantee in fee, besides other land, the land which is in controversy, which is described in the deed by metes and bounds as "apana 1 of L. C. A. 6545 to Ilaalilio." and as containing 2.12 acres. The following is the declaration in the deed objected to as self-serving: "This is a piece of land given to me on account of having lived or occupied it for a long period, more than twenty years in accordance with law, and more than forty years up to the present time, and that this land is my own." The plaintiff relies on the ruling in Makekau v. Kane, 20 Haw. 203, 208, disallowing the defendant's question, in an action of ejeetment. to a witness who had been in the employ of the defendant's grantor, whether he did "hear any statements ever made by Kimo as to who owned the...show more

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  • Paperback | 268 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 485g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236947207
  • 9781236947208