Public Notice | June 2024


Unmarked Burial, Waialua District, Island Of Oʻahu

All persons having information concerning an unmarked burial, designated as State Inventory of Historic Places (SIHP) 50-80-03-09346, on TMK: (1) 6-8-004:005 in Mokulēʻia 2 Ahupuaʻa, Waialua District, Island of Oʻahu are requested to contact Regina Hilo, DLNR-SHPD Burial Sites Program (808) 692-8015, 601 Kamokila Blvd., Suite 555, Kapolei, HI 96707.

Appropriate treatment of the remains will occur in accordance with HRS, Chapter 6E, respective to this burial site. The landowner intends to preserve the burial in place, following the preparation of a Burial Treatment Plan in consultation with any identified descendants and with the approval of the Oʻahu Island Burial Council. All interested parties should respond within thirty (30) days of this notice and provide information to DLNR-SHPD adequately demonstrating lineal descent from this specific Native Hawaiian remains, or cultural descent from ancestors once residing or buried in the same ahupuaʻa. Mahalo.

Notice Of Consultation – Section 106 Of The National Historic Preservation Act

Hawaii DOT Map - Big Island

Notice is hereby given that the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and State of Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation, Highways Division (HDOT) propose Height Modernization Facilities, Phase 2 Continuously Operating Reference Stations (CORS) / Virtual Reference Stations (VRS).

The proposed undertaking will install Virtual Reference Stations (VRS) on existing buildings at eight locations on the Island of Hawaiʻi. The VRS consists of an antenna dome and mount that will be bolted to an existing masonry building at the eight proposed VRS locations. A new equipment cabinet will be installed. Conduits will be mounted to walls and ceilings to provide electrical and telecommunication connections from existing sources. At some locations, trenching for electrical and telecommunication may be needed and will be approximately 12 inches wide by 30 inches deep.

Pursuant to Section 106 of the NHPA, Native Hawaiian Organizations and Native Hawaiian descendants with ancestral, lineal, or cultural ties to, cultural and historical property knowledge of and/or concerns for, and cultural or religious attachment to the proposed project area are requested to contact HDOT. Other individuals and organizations with demonstrated legal, economic, or historic preservation interest in the undertaking are asked to contact HDOT and share information you may have on historical and cultural sites.

Interested participants are requested to contact Evan Kimoto via email at, or by U.S. Postal Service to Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation Highways Division, 601 Kamokila Blvd, Room 688, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707.

Please respond by June 30.

Notice To Interested Parties Is Hereby Given

An isolated human skeletal remain was identified by Honua Consulting LLC. during an Archaeological Inventory Survey conducted in 2022, related to a Restaurant Project at 810 Halekawila Street, Honolulu Ahupua’a, Honolulu (Kona) District, Oʻahu, TMKs: [1] 2-1-050:058.

Following the procedures of Hawaiʻi Revised Statutes (HRS) Chapter 6E-43, and Hawaiʻi Administrative Rules (HAR) Chapter 13-300, these remains are believed to be over 50 years old and reasonably believed to be Native Hawaiian. Background research indicates that these remains were located between Land Commission Award (LCA) 1503:1 & 1503:2, awarded to Puaa, and LCA 1504, awarded to Pahika. Other families associated in the vicinity are: Kaholomoku; Puaaloalo; Puunui; V. Kamamalu; M. da Silva.

The project proponent has proposed relocation to the established on-site burial preserve; however, the decision to preserve in place or relocate shall be made by the Oʻahu Island Burial Council in consultation with SHPD and recognized lineal and/or cultural descendants, per HAR 13-300-33. Appropriate treatment shall occur in accordance with HAR 13-300-38.

All interested persons having any knowledge of the identity or history of these human remains are requested with 30 days of the publication of this notice to contact Ms. Regina Hilo, SHPD Burial Site Specialist, at 601 Kamokila Boulevard, Room 555, Kapolei, Hawaiʻi 96707 [TEL (808) 436-4801, FAX (808) 692-8020, EMAIL]. All interested parties shall file descendancy claim forms and/or provide information to the SHPD adequately demonstrating lineal descent from these specific human remains or cultural descent from ancestors buried in the same ahupuaʻa or district.

Burial Notice; Waikapū, Maui

A burial site containing fragmentary human skeletal remains (State Inventory of Historic Places # 50-50-04-09015) was identified by Cultural Surveys Hawaiʻi, Inc. during an archaeological inventory survey for the Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc. (HECO) Waiko Road Transmission Line Relocation Project, within Waikapū Ahupuaʻa, Wailuku District, Maui Island, TMK: [2] 3-8-005 (Waiko Road Right-of-Way).

Per Hawaiʻi Revised Statutes §6E-43 and Hawaiʻi Administrative Rules (HAR) §13-300, this is considered a previously identified burial site. Based on the context, the burial is over 50 years old and likely Native Hawaiian.

The project area is located within Land Grant 3152 to Henry Cornwell. The project proponent is HECO: Rouen Liu, PO Box 2750, Honolulu, HI 96840, Tel: (808) 543-7245.

The decision to preserve in place or relocate shall be made by the Maui/Lānaʻi Islands Burial Council in consultation with the State Historic Preservation Division (SHPD) and any recognized lineal and/or cultural descendants (HAR §13-300-33). Appropriate treatment shall occur in accordance with HAR §13-300-38.

All persons having knowledge of these human remains are requested to contact Kealana Phillips, SHPD Burial Sites Specialist, at 130 Mahalani St., Wailuku, HI 96793, Tel: (808) 243-4641, Email:

Interested parties shall respond within 30 days of this notice and file descendancy claim forms and/or provide information to SHPD adequately demonstrating descent from this burial or ancestors buried in the same ahupuaʻa.