Persons having information concerning unmarked burials on a roughly 400-acre property (TMK: (3) 8-2-012:012 por.) in Kealakekua Ahupua’a, South Kona District, Island of Hawai’i are requested to contact Dr. Bob Rechtman, ASM Affiliates, (808) 969-6066, 507A E. Lanikaula St., Hilo, HI 96720, and/or Mr. Kea Calpito, DLNR-SHPD Burial Specialist (808) 430-5709, 40 Po’okela St., Hilo, HI 96720.
Names historically associated with the general project area include: Ialua, Papaula, Keaka, Kaaiahuli, Hale, Hawea, Keanu, Hiwa, Koko, Laiolii, Kualaikia, Lono, Kaikuaana.
Appropriate treatment of the remains will occur in accordance with HRS, Chapter 6E, respective to this burial site. The landowner intends to preserve the burials in place, following the preparation of a Burial Treatment Plan in consultation with any identified descendants and with the approval of the Hawai’i 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 these specific Native Hawaiian remains, or cultural descent from ancestors once residing or buried in the same ahupua’a or moku.
(SA1120873 8/5, 8/8, 8/10/18)