The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001117891-01
Legal Notices

Burial Notice – Waimanalo

NOTICE TO INTERESTED PARTIES IS HEREBY GIVEN that one unmarked location containing iwi (human skeletal remains) was identified during the course of an archaeological inventory survey at the proposed Waimanalo Paradise Private Residence Project, at Pahonu, Waimanalo Ahupua’a, Ko’olaupoko District, O’ahu, TMK: [1] 4-1-002:007.

A State Inventory of Historic Places (SIHP) number is being requested but has not been assigned as yet.

Following the procedures of Hawai’i Revised Statutes (HRS) Chapter 6E-43, and Hawai’i Administrative Rules (HAR) Chapter 13-300, the iwi are believed to be over 50 years old. An evaluation of ethnicity has been made by the State Historic Preservation Division (SHPD) and the burial is believed to be Native Hawaiian.

Background research indicates that these remains were discovered in the lands of Waimanalo awarded to Victoria Kamamalu as Land Commission Award (LCA) 7713 near to LCA 234 I- ‘Apana 2 to Pahanua, and in the vicinity of Grant 7618 to Nohokula, and Grant 9889 to Julia Grossman Wall at Pahonu, Waimanalo.

The applicant for this project is Waimanalo Paradise LLC c/o Janel Yoshimoto, JMY Law Group LLLC, 737 Bishop Street, Suite 2800, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 tel. – (808) 529-1000

Preservation in place is being explored. The O’ahu Island Burial Council will be consulted along with any recognized lineal and/or cultural descendants, per the requirements of HAR Section 13-300-33. Appropriate treatment of the burial sites shall occur in accordance with HAR Section 13-300-38.

All persons having any knowledge of the identity or history of this burial are requested to immediately contact Ms. Regina Hilo at the SHPD, located at Room 555, Kakuhihewa Building, 601 Kamokila Blvd, Kapolei, HI 96706 [TEL (808) 692-8015. FAX (808) 692-8020] email

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 specific burials or cultural descent from ancestors buried in the same ahupua’a or district.
(SA1117891 7/27, 7/29, 8/1/18)