Public Notice | June 2021

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Cultural Impact Assessment: Invasive Coffee Berry Borer Beetle

At the request of the University of Hawaii, the Synergistic Hawaii Agriculture Council is preparing a Cultural Impact Assessment for the statewide release of a wasp (Phymastichus coffeea) to control the invasive Coffee Berry Borer beetle. The wasp is harmless to humans. Please contact Suzanne Shriner at 808-365-9041 or suzanne@shachawaii.org to share your manaʻo about any cultural or historical resources relating to the lands now in use for coffee growing or any other information you feel is relevant. This could include moʻolelo, history, or knowledge of traditional and customary practices (both past and present). Letters can be sent to 190 Keawe St, Suite 25, Hilo, 96720.

Environmental Assessment: Kaʻanapali Shores Place, Lāhainā Maui

Sea Engineering, Inc. (SEI) is preparing an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Honokōwai Beach Restoration project located at 104 Ka‘anapali Shores Place, Lāhainā, Maui, Hawai‘i, Tax Map Key No. (2) 4-4-001:098 (Owner: Diamond Resorts International) in the ahupua‘a of Honokōwai in the moku traditionally known as Kā‘anapali. The project will consist of a series of 3 to 4 rubblemound groins with 4,500 to 12,000 cubic yards (cy) of sand from a deposit offshore of Pu’u Keka’a (Black Rock). The EA is being prepared in accordance with Hawaiʻi Revised Statutes Chapter 343, and Hawaiʻi Administrative Rules Chapter 11-200.1. Honua Consulting, LLC is preparing a cultural impact assessment (CIA) in support of the EA. The CIA team is seeking consultation with cultural practitioners, Native Hawaiian organizations, stakeholders, and other individuals. Specifically, consultation is sought on a) identification of an appropriate geographic extent of study, b) cultural resources that may be impacted by the proposed project, c) current traditional practices and/or beliefs that may be impacted by the proposed project, and d) identification of individuals or organizations that may be interested and would be able to contribute to the CIA. Individuals or organizations may contact the CIA team at community@honuaconsulting.com or (808) 392-1617.

Cultural Impact Assesment: West Loch Affordable Rental Housing Project

Honua Consulting, LLC is preparing a cultural impact assessment (CIA) for the West Loch Affordable Rental Housing Project, Tax Map Key No. (1) 9-1-122:004 in the ahupua‘a of Hono‘uli‘uli in the moku of ‘Ewa on the Island of O‘ahu. The CIA team is seeking consultation with cultural practitioners, Native Hawaiian organizations, stakeholders, and other individuals. Specifically, consultation is sought on a) identification of an appropriate geographic extent of study, b) cultural resources that may be impacted by the proposed project, c) current traditional practices and/or beliefs that may be impacted by the proposed project, and d) identification of individuals or organizations that may be interested and would be able to contribute to the CIA. Individuals or organizations may contact the CIA team at community@honuaconsulting.com or (808) 392-1617.