Public Notice | March 2021

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Cultural Impact Assessment: Nanaikeola, Waianae District, Oahu

Scientific Consultant Services, Inc. (SCS) is preparing a Cultural Impact Assessment (CIA) in advance of the proposed Nanaikeola Self-Help project, an 88 lot self-help housing subdivision affordable to low income families in Hawaiʻi. The subdivision will be located on a 12.388-acre property, owned by the Self-Help Housing Corp of Hawaii, known as Nanaikeola in Lualualei Ahupuaʻa, Waiʻanae District, Oahu Island [TMK : (1) 8-7-008-076] (Enclosures 1 through 3). SCSis seeking information on cultural resources and traditional cultural practice, previously conducted or on-going, within or near the proposed Nanaikeola Subdivision project area. Please respond within 30 days to Cathleen Dagher, Senior Archaeologist, at (808) 597-1182, or via email (cathy@scshawaii.com).

Cultural impact assessment: Kaʻāpahu Ahupuaʻa, Kīpahulu District, Maui

Scientific Consultant Services, Inc. (SCS) is preparing a Cultural Impact Assessment (CIA) in advance of the proposed Hana Highway at Kalepa Point Road Repairs project area. The project area is located in Kaʻāpahu Ahupuaʻa, Kīpahulu District, Island of Maui [TMK: (2) 1-6-010:999], within the Hāna Highway (State Route 360) corridor near the transition to the Piʻilani Highway (County Route 31) at the Kālepa Bridge. The project is proposed by the County of Maui Department of Public Works, Engineering Division for the purpose of ensuring that Hāna Highway remains safe and passable by rehabilitating the county road and shore protection infrastructure. SCS is seeking information on cultural resources and traditional cultural practice, previously conducted or on-going, within or near the proposed project area. Hāna Highway (also known as the Hana Belt Road, Hāna Road, Hāna Highway, Plilani Highway), including the project area corridor, is an historic property designated State Inventory of Historic Properties (SIHP) Site # 50-50-15-1638 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as 01000615. If you have information to share, please respond within 30 days to Cathleen Dagher, Senior Archaeologist, at (808) 597-1182, or via email (cathy@scshawaii.com).

Cultural impact assessment: Waiawa, Oʻahu

Honua Consulting is preparing a Cultural Impact Assessment for the Waiawa Phase 2 Solar + Storage Project. The project area is comprised of Tax Map Keys: [1] 9-6-004:024, [1] 9-6-004:025, [1] 9-6-004:026, and [1] 9-4-006:036 in Waiawa on the Island of Oʻahu. The CIA team is seeking consultation with practitioners, Native Hawaiian Organizations, stakeholders, and other individuals. Specifically, consultation is sought on historic or existing cultural resources that may be impacted by the proposed project, historic or existing traditional practices and/or beliefs that may be impacted by the proposed project, and/or identification of individuals or organizations that should be sought out for consultation on the CIA. Individuals or organizations may contact the CIA team at community@honuaconsulting.com or (808) 392-1617. Additional information about the project is available on the project website at aesdistributedenergy.com/waiawa-solar-homepage/.

Cultural impact assessment: Waiʻanae, Oʻahu

Honua Consulting is preparing a Cultural Impact Assessment for the Mountain View Solar + Storage Project. The project area is comprised of Tax Map Keys [1] 8-5-003:031, [1] 8-5-003:032, and [1] 8-5-019:035 in Waiʻanae on the Island of Oʻahu. The CIA team is seeking consultation with practitioners, Native Hawaiian Organizations, stakeholders, and other individuals. Specifically, consultation is sought on historic or existing cultural resources that may be impacted by the proposed project, historic or existing traditional practices and/or beliefs that may be impacted by the proposed project, and/or identification of individuals or organizations that should be sought out for consultation on the CIA. Individuals or organizations may contact the CIA team at community@honuaconsulting.com or (808) 392-1617. Additional information about the project is available on the project website at aesdistributedenergy.com/mountainview-solar-homepage/.

Burial Notice: Punaluʻu Ahupuaʻa, Koʻolauloa District, Oʻahu

Notice to interested parties is hereby given that isolated, secondarily deposited human skeletal remains were discovered by International Archaeology, LLC. Approximately 25 complete or partial skeletal elements and 50 miscellaneous small bone fragments were identified. Based on the disposition of the remains, they were determined to be secondarily deposited and not an intact burial. The find was made during archaeological inventory survey excavations for Kamehameha Schools’ proposed Punaluʻu Habitat Bank and Stream Restoration Project at Punaluʻu Ahupuaʻa, Koʻolauloa District, Island of Oʻahu, TMK (1) 5-3-001:041 (portion). The ahupuaʻa of Punaluʻu was awarded to William Pitt Leleiōhoku (LCA 9971). The find does not fall within a kuleana LCA. The SHPD has assigned a State Inventory of Historic Places number of 50-80-06-8882 to the area where the remains were found. Consolidation of the remains at a nearby location and subsequent preservation is proposed, and a final determination will be made by the Oʻahu Island Burial Council in consultation with the SHPD and any identified lineal and/or cultural descendants. Individuals with information pertaining to the burial should contact Ms. Regina Hilo at the SHPD ([808] 692-8026, Regina.Hilo@hawaii.gov) or Ms. Leslie Iaukea ([808] 692-8023, Leslie.Iaukea@hawaii.gov) within thirty days of this notice. These individuals must provide information to the SHPD demonstrating lineal descent from these remains or descent from ancestors buried in Punaluʻu Ahupuaʻa or Koʻolauloa District.