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Notice #: 0000801694-01
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NOTICE TO INTERESTED PARTIES IS HEREBY GIVEN a historic property (SIHP # 50-80-04-7836) containing the human skeletal remains of an estimated minimum number of three individuals was documented by Cultural Surveys Hawai’i, Inc. in the course of an archaeological inventory survey for a Hale’iwa Town Improvement District Walkway/Utility/Landscaping Project The burial site is located in the ahupua’a of Kawailoa, Waialua District, O’ahu, TMK [1] 6-2-012:Kamehameha Highway Right-of-Way (City and County of Honolulu) and TMK [1] 6-2-012:030 (Kamehameha Schools). The find is located east (mauka) across Kamehameha Highway from the entrance to 66-011 Kamehameha Highway, Haleiwa Joes Seafood Grill. The project proponent is the City and County of Honolulu (Department of Design and Construction) [contact: Ann Shimatsu Phone: (808) 768-8805, e-mail:].

The find is a set of highly fragmented human bone fragments found in a secondary context scattered throughout a layer of fill sediments. These fragments were discovered within an exploratory test excavation in a road shoulder and are not associated with any surface feature or subsurface cultural layer. This burial site is assessed as over 50 years old.

Background research indicates that in the Mahele this area was awarded to the ali’i Victoria Kamamalu. Neighboring kuleana claimswere awarded including LCA 9951:3 to La’anui and LCA 3942:4 to Nauahi (Nauwahi).

The decision to preserve in place or relocate these previously identified skeletal remains shall be made by the O’ahu Island Burial Council and the State Historic Preservation Division (SHPD) in consultation with any recognized lineal and/or cultural descendants, per the requirements of HAR Chapter 13-300-33. Proper treatment of the burials shall occur in accordance with HAR Chapter 13-300-38 or 13-300-39.

It is hereby requested that persons having any knowledge of the identity or history of these burials immediately contact Ms. Regina Hilo, O’ahu Burial Sites Specialist, located at Room 555 Kakuhihewa Building, 601 Kamokila Blvd., Kapolei, Hawai’i, 96707, [Phone: (808) 692-8030, Fax: (808) 692-8020, e-mail:], to provide information regarding appropriate treatment of these burials. All interested parties should respond to this notice by filing descendancy claim forms with the SHPD and/or by providing information to SHPD adequately demonstrating lineal descent from this specific burial or cultural descent from ancestors buried in the vicinity of the survey area.
(SA801694 10/1, 10/4, 10/7/15)