NOTICE TO INTERESTED PARTIES IS HEREBY GIVEN that human burials, designated as State Inventory of Historic Places (SIHP) # 50-80-14-7429 and SIHP # 50-80-14-7655, were identified by Cultural Surveys Hawai’i, Inc. during the course of data recovery fieldwork related to the Central Plaza—Block I Project, Kaka’ako, Honolulu Ahupua’a, Honolulu (Kona) District, O’ahu, TMK:  2-3-002:001 (portion).
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.
Background research indicates that during the Mahele the project area was within lands awarded to the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (Land Commission Award [LCA] 387), comprising the ‘ili of Kukuluae’o. Kuleana (maka’ainana) LCAs within the vicinity include LCA 10463:1 to Napela and LCA 1903:2 to Lolohi.
The landowner is Victoria Ward Limited (VWL), and the contact person is: Todd Apo, 1240 Ala Moana Boulevard, Suite 200, Honolulu, Hawai’i 96814 [TEL (808) 426-7735, FAX (808) 792-3564].
The landowner has proposed a combination of preservation in place and relocation for the human remains identified during the Block I data recovery effort. 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.
(SA1116595 7/22, 7/23, 7/25/18)