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DHHL NEWS RELEASE: DHHL Statement on Pua Avenue in Nanakuli

Posted on Dec 9, 2019 in Latest Department News

(KAPOLEI, HI) Hawaiian Homes Commission Chair William J. Aila, Jr. has issued the following statement regarding vehicle access on Pua Avenue in Nānākuli.

“Since the inception of the Nānākuli Village Center project, Pua Avenue was planned to be used as an ingress/egress to the project. Recent concerns about increased traffic on Pua Avenue have led the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands to authorize Nānākuli Village Center to install temporary speed bumps to help reduce speeding concerns. The Department’s installation of permanent speed tables, at a later date, will be made in compliance with City & County standards. In the future, the City & County may take over the maintenance of the road with these improvements.”



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.


Cedric R. Duarte
Information & Community Relations Officer
Department of Hawaiian Home Lands
91-5420 Kapolei Parkway
Kapolei, HawaiI  96707
Phone: 808-620-9591
Mobile: 808-342-0873
Email: [email protected]