Hoʻolaha Lehulehu | March 2018

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Cultural Impact Assessment

ASM Affiliates is preparing a Cultural Impact Assessment (CIA) in support of HRS Chapter 343 Environmental Assessment of TMK: (3) 3-2-004:038 in Pīha Ahupuaʻa, North Hilo, District, Island of Hawaiʻi. We are seeking consultation with any community members that might have knowledge of traditional cultural uses of the proposed project area; or who are involved in any ongoing cultural practices that may be occurring on or in the general vicinity of the subject property, which may be impacted by the proposed project. If you have and can share any such information please contact Bob Rechtman brechtman@asmaffiliates.com, or Lauren Tam Sing ltamsing@asmaffiliates.com, phone (808) 969-6066, mailing address ASM Affiliates 507A E. Lanikāula Street, Hilo, HI 96720.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETING FOR NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT (NEPA) AND SECTION 106 OF THE NATIONAL HISTORIC PRESERVATION ACT (NHPA) OF 1966 AS AMENDED (2006) CONSULTATION, AND THE CHAPTER 343, Hawaiʻi REVISED STATUTES (HRS) DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT (DEA) REVIEW

Waipilopilo Stream Bridge Replacement, Hauʻula, O ʻahu
Federal-Aid Project No. BR 083 1(57)

Map of Waipilopilo Stream Bridge Replacement

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the State of Hawaiʻi, Department of Transportation, Highways Division (HDOT), in coordination with the Federal Highway Administration, will hold a public information meeting for the Waipilopilo Stream Bridge Replacement Project in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Section 106 National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) of 1966 as amended consultation, and the Chapter 343 Hawaiʻi Revised Statutes (HRS) draft environmental assessment (DEA) review.

The purposes of the meeting are to provide a project update, gather community input per NEPA and consult with Native Hawaiian Organizations and Native Hawaiian descendants with ancestral lineal or cultural ties to, cultural knowledge or concerns for cultural religious attachment to the proposed project area pursuant to Section 106 of the NHPA of 1966, as amended (2006), and to gather comments during the Chapter 343, HRS DEA public review period.

There will be a brief presentation of the project and an opportunity to ask HDOT representatives questions regarding the proposed project. Meeting details are:
Date: Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Place: Hauʻula Civic Center
54-010 Kukuna Road
Hauula, HI 96717.

The public information meeting is accessible for individuals with disabilities. For more information or to request an auxiliary aid or service (e.g., sign language interpreter, specific language interpreter, designated parking, materials in alternate format) contact Ms. Sharen Cho-Ibanez at (808) 692-7551 by March 6, 2018.