The DLNR-Division of State Parks is preparing a Burial Treatment Plan for an unmarked burial at Kua Bay, Manini’owali Section of Kekaha Kai State Park, Ahupua’a of Manini’owali and Kuki’o 2, North Kona, Island of Hawai’i, TMK: (3) 7-2-004:019 (por.). State Parks intends to preserve the burial in place if determined appropriate by the Hawai’i Island Burial Council. The treatment plan sets out steps to be taken to preserve the burial in place in accordance with HRS Chapter 6E.
Family names historically associated with the general area include: Ka’elemakule and Akahi.
All individuals having information on this unmarked burial or wishing to be consulted on the proposed Burial Treatment Plan are asked to contact DLNR-Division of State Parks archaeologist Tracy Tam Sing, (808) 313-0858, P.O. Box 621, Honolulu, HI, 96809, and/or DLNR-SHPD Burial Sites Program, (808) 896-0475, 601 Kamokila Blvd #555, Kapolei, HI, 96707. All interested parties should respond within thirty (30) days of this notice. Those wishing to be recognized as descendants of the unmarked burial need to provide information to DLNR Division of State Parks and/or 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.
(HTH995545 5/26, 5/28, 5/31/17)~