Members of the Koʻolaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club, Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club, Kāneʻohe and Kailua Neighborhood Boards, and elected officials gathered with other community leaders and funders from Castle Foundation and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs on July 27, 2013 to dedicate a newly-built Ahu Pohaku, a stone monument to mark the traditional boundary between the ahupuaʻa of Kāneʻohe and Kailua, located at Castle Junction. The cost of the ahu construction was funded jointly by grants to the Koʻolaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club and the Oʻahu Council of the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs.
Koʻolaupoko Ahupuaʻa Boundary Markers – An historic event!
In a landmark event, our communities of Koʻolaupoko celebrated the unveiling of the first ahupuaʻa boundary marker located at the intersection of Kāneʻohe Bay Drive and Mokapu Road, on Friday, Jan. 28th, 2011. this first of 16 boundry marker signs are the work product of the Koʻolaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club, which collaborated with the Kailua and Waimanalo civic clubs and planned the project with their help and that of the neighborhood boards from Kahaluʻu, Kaneʻohe, Kailua, Waimanalo, Hawaii Kai, and later with the Maunalua Hawaiian Civic Club. The project resulted in establishment of a “new state standard”, the official ahupuaʻa sign that was authorized for use to mark boundaries for ahupuaʻa throughout the state. Understanding the boundaries of our ahupuaʻa will enable our communities to connect with and become better stewards of our own ahupuaʻa. Anyone wishing to participate in stewardship activities in any of the ahupuaʻa should contact the civic club office at 235-8111 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. The ahupuaʻa of the Ko`olaupoko (Windward) district include: Kualoa, Hakipuʻu, Waikane, Waiahole, Kaʻalaea, Waiheʻe, Kahaluʻu, Heʻeia, Kāneʻohe, Kailua, and Waimanalo (Maunalua included).
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