Public Notice | November 2021

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Burial Notice: Hāna

Human skeletal remains were found at TMK: (2) 1-4-006:014 in Kawaipapa Ahupuaʻa, Hāna District, on Maui. Land Grant awardees for this property include the families of Kahananui, Kaioiole, Maui, and Kahunaaiole. The remains are more than 50 years old and are thought to be of Hawaiian or part-Hawaiian ancestry. They will be preserved in place.

Descendants of individuals who may have been buried on the property and those who may have knowledge of the remains are asked to contact Kealana Phillips of SHPD at Andrew.k.phillips@hawaii.gov or 808-243-4641, 130 Mahalani St., Wailuku, HI, 96793 or Windy McElroy of Keala Pono Archaeological Cons. at wkm@keala-pono.com or 808-381-2361, PO Box 1645, Kaneohe, HI, 96744. Interested persons shall respond within 30 days and provide information that demonstrates descent from the remains, or from ancestors buried in Kawaipapa Ahupuaʻa or Hāna District.

Notice Of Consultation Section 106 Of The National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) Kaiāulu O Kapiʻolani Housing Project Hilo, Kūkūau 1St Ahupuaʻa, South Hilo District, Island Of Hawaiʻi Tax Map Key: (3) 2-4-025:048, 053 And 080

The County of Hawaiʻi Office of Housing and Community Development (OHCD) and A0705, LP anticipate receiving federal funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development for a proposed housing project on 5.05 acres of undeveloped land [Tax Map Key (TMK): (3) 2-4-025:048, 053 and 080] located between Kapiʻolani and Kūkūau Street, in Kūkūau 1st Ahupuaʻa, Hilo, South Hilo District, Island of Hawaiʻi. The proposed housing project is subject to Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.

In response to housing needs, OHCD and A0705, LP are proposing to build a 64-unit low-income housing development. The development will include nine residential buildings containing 32 two-bedroom units, 24 three-bedroom units, and 8 four-bedroom units, and a community center and 117-stall parking lot. The Area of Potential Effect (APE) is TMK: (3) 2-4-025:048, 053 and 080 and is 5.05 acres. The APE is approximately 700 feet southwest of the intersection of Kapiʻolani and Kūkūau Street. The APE is undeveloped land within a built environment that includes homes and roads.

We welcome any information you can provide concerning historic properties, cultural sites or history of the project APE lands. If you know individuals or organizations that have knowledge of the proposed APE, or any descendants with ancestral, lineal or cultural ties to or knowledge of historic properties or past cultural practices associated with the lands of the proposed APE, we would appreciate receiving their contact information. NHOs and Native Hawaiian descendants with ancestral, lineal or cultural ties to lands of the proposed APE are asked to contact the OHCD delegated consultant listed below within 30 days of publication of this notice. Those interested are requested to contact Glenn Escott of Scientific Consultant Services, Inc. by email at ggescott@yahoo.com, or by mail at P.O. Box 155 Keaʻau, HI 96749-0155, or by phone at (808) 938-0968.

Cultural Impact Assessment Notice: Kahului

Honua Consulting, LLC, on behalf of Kaimana Environmental Solutions, LLC, is conducting a Cultural Impact Assessment (CIA) for the Hale Makua Health Services Rehabilitation Facility, Kahului, Wailuku, Maui Island, TMK [2] 3-8-007:097 (2.8 acres) Hale Makua is proposing to construct a new rehabilitation facility. The CIA team is seeking consultation with practitioners, Native Hawaiian Organizations, stakeholders, and other individuals. Specifically, consultation is sought on a) identification of an appropriate geographic extent of study, b) historic or existing cultural resources that may be impacted by the proposed project, c) historic or existing traditional practices and/or beliefs that may be impacted by the proposed project, and d) identification of individuals or organizations that should be sought out for consultation on the CIA. Individuals or organizations interested in participating can contact the CIA team at community@honuaconsulting.com or (808) 392-1617.

Cultural Impact Assessment Notice: East Maui

Honua Consulting, LLC, on behalf of Tetra Tech, is conducting a Cultural Impact Assessment (CIA) for the National Park Service on 262-square-kilometers in Each Maui, Maui Island, Various TMKs. The project is for the suppression of non-native mosquito populations to reduce transmission of Avian Malaria to threatened and endangered forest birds on Maui. Potential areas where the project would occur include Western Waikamoi, Hanawī, and Kīpahulu (priority areas); and Western Waikamoi, and Manawainui (second tier priority areas). The CIA team is seeking consultation with practitioners, Native Hawaiian Organizations, stakeholders, and other individuals. Specifically, consultation is sought on a) identification of an appropriate geographic extent of study, b) historic or existing cultural resources that may be impacted by the proposed project, c) historic or existing traditional practices and/or beliefs that may be impacted by the proposed project, and d) identification of individuals or organizations that should be sought out for consultation on the CIA. Individuals or organizations interested in participating can contact the CIA team at community@honuaconsulting.com or (808) 392-1617.

Cultural Impact Assessment Notice: Kaʻanapali

Honua Consulting, LLC, on behalf of Kaʻanapali Beach Hotel, is conducting a Cultural Impact Assessment (CIA) for the Kaʻanapali Beach Hotel Phase 2 project, Kaʻanapali, Maui Island, TMK [2] 4-4-008:003 (10.328 acres) Kaʻanapali Beach Hotel is proposing enhancements to the existing hotel. The CIA team is seeking consultation with practitioners, Native Hawaiian Organizations, stakeholders, and other individuals. Specifically, consultation is sought on a) identification of an appropriate geographic extent of study, b) historic or existing cultural resources that may be impacted by the proposed project, c) historic or existing traditional practices and/or beliefs that may be impacted by the proposed project, and d) identification of individuals or organizations that should be sought out for consultation on the CIA. Individuals or organizations interested in participating can contact the CIA team at community@honuaconsulting.com or (808) 392-1617.

Cultural Impact Assessment Notice: Līhuʻe

Honua Consulting, LLC, on behalf of Kaimana Environmental Solutions, LLC, is conducting a Cultural Impact Assessment (CIA) for a new affordable housing and educational health center, Līhuʻe, Kauaʻi Island, TMK [4] 3-3-004:020. The Kauaʻi County Housing Agency to proposing to build a new affordable housing and educational health center. The CIA team is seeking consultation with practitioners, Native Hawaiian Organizations, stakeholders, and other individuals. Specifically, consultation is sought on a) identification of an appropriate geographic extent of study, b) historic or existing cultural resources that may be impacted by the proposed project, c) historic or existing traditional practices and/or beliefs that may be impacted by the proposed project, and d) identification of individuals or organizations that should be sought out for consultation on the CIA. Individuals or organizations interested in participating can contact the CIA team at community@honuaconsulting.com or (808) 392-1617.

Consultation Notice: All Islands

To improve Section 106 consultation with Native Hawaiian Organizations (NHOs), the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the State of Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation, Highways Division (HDOT-HWY) are inviting NHOs to participate in developing consultation protocols to facilitate communication and improve project outcomes. FHWA and HDOT are seeking information on the experience of NHOs in past Section 106 processes. We would appreciate your participation in a short, anonymous survey about your experience with Section 106 processes especially relating to FHWA and HDOT projects. Please respond online using the link below. A paper or PDF copy of the survey is available upon request if you prefer to complete and return it that way. www.surveymonkey.com/r/99HHK7S

In a separate email or written correspondence please respond as to whether or not you wish to participate in this consultation process. NHOs interested in participating can contact the project team at consultation@hdotportal.com or (808) 392-1617.