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DHHL NEWS RELEASE: Papakōlea-Kewalo Drainage and Sewer Easement Inspections

Posted on Feb 8, 2021 in Latest Department News, Newsroom

(Papakōlea-Kewalo, Oʻahu) – The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL), through its contractors G70 and The Limtiaco Consulting Group, Inc., will conduct inspections of drainage and sewer easements, along with a construction access assessment in the Papakōlea-Kewalo community on February 16, 2021, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., weather permitting.

Work will be conducted on and around select parcels that include lots with existing drain and sewer easements and lots that have been selected to provide an access easement.

The project will ultimately aim to mitigate potential erosion and slope instability conditions.

Homesteaders who live in areas that will be impacted or whose property will need to be accessed for the inspections have been notified directly via postal mail.

These onsite inspections are critically needed to be able to plan, access, and construct Kapahu Street Slope Improvements.

For more information, call (808) 620-9500.


About the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands:
The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands carries out Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaʻole’s vision of rehabilitating native Hawaiians by returning them to the land. Established by U.S. Congress in 1921, with the passage of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, the Hawaiian homesteading program run by DHHL includes management of over 200,000 acres of land statewide with the specific purpose of developing and delivering homesteading.

Media Contact:

Cedric Duarte
Information and Community Relations Officer
Department of Hawaiian Home Lands
(808) 620-9591
(808) 342-0873
[email protected]