Burial Notice: halewaiʻolu, honolulu ahupuaʻa oʻahu, Hawaiʻi
NOTICE TO INTERESTED PARTIES IS HEREBY GIVEN that human skeletal remains were identified by Cultural Surveys Hawaiʻi, Inc. during the course of an archaeological inventory survey related to the Halewaiʻolu Senior Residences, Honolulu Ahupuaʻa, Honolulu (Kona) District, Oʻahu, TMK:  1-7-060:120.
Following the procedures of Hawaiʻi Revised Statutes (HRS) Section 6E-43, and Hawaiʻi Administrative Rules (HAR) Chapter 13-300, these remains are considered “previously identified.” Based on the context of the finds, they are over 50 years old and most likely Native Hawaiian.
Background research indicates that this burial was located in the ʻili of Kalā wahine, within the boundaries of a Land Commission Award (LCA) to Huanu for Lahilani, daughter of Francisco Manini (Francisco Marin). On an 1871 Lyons map this particular award is identified as LCA 3:189; on an 1893 Dodge and Wall map it is identified as LCA 2938. Nearby LCAs include an award to Kaukoke (identified variously as LCA 2:1025 ʻāpana 3 and LCA 11082), an award to Makahopu (LCA 141-2), and an award to Keikenui no Makahopu (LCA 141-3).
The project proponent is the City and County of Honolulu—contact the Department of Land Management, ATTN: Director, 558 S. King Street, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi 96813 [Tel: (808) 768-4277].
The project proponent has proposed preservation in place for these remains; however, the decision to preserve in place or relocate these previously identified human remains shall be made by the Oʻahu Island Burial Council in consultation with the State Historic Preservation Division (SHPD) and any recognized lineal and/or cultural descendants, per the requirements of HAR Section 13-300-33. Appropriate treatment shall occur in accordance with HAR Section 13-300-38.
All persons having any knowledge of the identity or history of these human remains are requested to immediately contact Ms. Regina Hilo, SHPD Burial Site Specialist, at 601 Kamokila Boulevard, Room 555, Kapolei, Hawaiʻi 96707 [Tel: (808) 692-8015, Fax: (808) 692-8020, Email: Regina.Hilo@hawaii.gov].
All interested parties shall respond within thirty (30) days of this notice and file descendancy claim forms and/or provide information to the SHPD adequately demonstrating lineal descent from these designated burials or cutural descent from ancestors buried in the same ahupuaʻa (district).
Scientific Consultant Services, Inc. (SCS) is preparing a Cultural Impact Assessment for the ʻĪao Valley Master Plan Project. The area of focus consists of lands owned by the State of Hawaiʻi, the County of Maui, and the Hawaiʻi Nature Center in ʻĪao Valley, Wailuku Ahupuaʻa, Wailuku District, Island of Maui, Hawaiʻi [TMK: (2) 3-3-003:005, 006, 008, 012, 013, and 019]. SCS is seeking information on cultural resources and traditional cultural practices, previously or currently, conducted within or near ʻĪao Valley. Please respond within 30 days to Cathleen Dagher, Senior Archaeologist, at (808) 597-1182 or via email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Scientific Consultant Services, Inc. (SCS) is preparing a Cultural Impact Assessment in advance of the proposed Lahaina, Front Street Sidewalk, Railing and Seawall Project. We are seeking information on cultural resources and traditional, previously or on-going, cultural activities within or near the proposed project area, located along the southwest (ma kai) edge of Front Street, from Lahainaluna Road to just north of Dickenson Street and from Baker Street to just south of Pāpalaua Street, in Historic Lahaina Town, Paunau Ahupuaʻa, Lahaina (Lāhainā) District, Maui Island, Hawaiʻi [TMK: (2) 4-6009 and 4-5-002]. The proposed project area corridor is located on lands owned by the County of Maui. The project area is within the Lahaina National Historic Landmark, National Park Service (NPS reference number 66000302) (State Site 50-50-03-3001).
Scientific Consultant Services, Inc. (SCS) is preparing a Cultural Impact Assessment (CIA) in advance of the proposed Puʻunene Quarry Expansion Project. SCS is seeking information on cultural resources and traditional cultural practices, previously or currently, conducted within or near the 336-acre proposed project area, located within Pülehu Nui Ahupuaʻa, Wailuku (Kula Moku) District, Island of Maui, Hawaiʻi [TMK: (2) 3-8-004:001 por. and 002 por.]. Please respond within 30 days to Cathleen Dagher, Senior Archaeologist, at (808) 597-1182.
Department of Defense Instruction (DoDI) 4710.03: Consultation With Native Hawaiian Organizations (UPDATE PLANNED)
The Department of Defense (DoD) is in the beginning stages of updating its consultation policy titled, Department of Defense Instruction (DoDI) 4710.03: Consultation With Native Hawaiian Organizations, by October 2021.
DoD looks forward to hearing ideas from Native Hawaiian Organizations (NHOs) about how the Department can improve this consultation policy and help ensure pre-decisional, meaningful, and respectful consultation with the Native Hawaiian community.
DoD invites all NHOs to submit written comments about the policy. The current DoD policy is available to download at www.denix.osd.mil/na/policy. Please submit comments to DoD_NativeAffairs@keresnm.com by December 30, 2019.