Widening of Kahekili Highway

The State Dept. of Transportation has begun community meetings to discuss whether they should proceed with two projects for which environmental impact studies were completed over 20 years ago:  the widening of Kahekili Highway from Ha`iku Road to Kamehameha Highway at Hygenic Store; and the installation of an interchange at the intersection of Kahekili Highway and Likelike.  When first proposed in 1990, the projects were deferred due to community opposition.  Concerns raised by members of the Ko`olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club are that widening of Kahekili to Hygenic Store will lead to increased pressure to widen Kamehameha Highway up the Windward coast.  This will lead to urbanization of the Windward coastline. The club is also concerned about the impacts of the project on the restoration of the farmlands at He`eia wetlands, and upon Kaualauki Heiau (Kahekili north of Ha`iku Road) and upon cultural and agricultural resources at the Likelike/Kahekili intersection.

Ko`olaupoko Cultural Practitioners Retreat
The Ko`olaupoko HCC was successful in gaining agreement from Marine Corps Base Hawaii to suspend training flights over Moku o Lo`e (Coconut Island) during the weekend of Aug. 5-7 during a cultural retreat planned for Native Hawaiian practitioners from Ko`olaupoko. 

Posted on July 27, 2011:

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