NOTICE TO INTERESTED PARTIES IS HEREBY GIVEN that previously disturbed, disarticulated human remains were identified by Cultural Surveys Hawai’i, Inc. in the course of an archaeological inventory survey related to the Kuhio Collection at Waikiki Project, Waikiki Ahupua’a, Honolulu (Kona) District, O’ahu, ‘Ewa lots: TMKs:  2-6-021:100 and 114 and Diamond Head lots: TMKs  2-6-021:075, 076, 101, 108, and 109.
Following the procedures of Hawai’i Revised Statutes (HRS) Chapter 6E-43, and Hawai’i Administrative Rules (HAR) Chapter 13-300, these remains are believed to be over 50 years old. Based on the context of the finds, they are most likely Native Hawaiian.
The project area is located within the ‘ili of Kaluaokau. Background research indicates that during the Mahele, most of the land on which the current project area is situated was awarded to W.C. Lunalilo as Land Commission Award (LCA) 8559B, with a small portion of the current project area crossing into LCA 2079 ‘Apana 1, awarded to Kauhola.
The landowner is the Queen Emma Land Company. The contact person for this project is: Ka’eo Kane, OliverMcMillan, 1003 Bishop Street #2288, Honolulu, HI, 96813 [TEL (808) 380-1892]. An additional point of contact is Lani Ma’a Lapilio, Aukahi Cultural Consulting, P.O. Box 6087, Kane’ohe, HI, 96744-9998 [TEL: (808) 540-5741].
The landowner has proposed relocation as treatment; however, the decision to preserve in place or relocate these previously identified human remains shall be made by the O’ahu 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 Chapter 13-300-33. Appropriate treatment shall occur in accordance with HAR Chapter 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 at 601 Kamokila Boulevard, Room 555, Kapolei, Hawai’i 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 cultural descent from ancestors buried in the same ahupua’a or district.
(SA1116092 7/20, 7/22, 7/25/18)