Island of Oʻahu
7142 Makahu‘ena Place, Maunalua, HI
The foot of Kamilo‘iki Ridge between two homes in a cul-de-sac
Cost to OHA:
Donated by Kamehameha Schools
Tenure & Use:
Owned fee simple; deed restricts use to historic purposes
- Educational / Cultural opportunities for Native Hawaiians
Features (Structures, Cultural Sites, etc.):
- Possible Ko‘a (fishing shrine) or Ipu O Lono or Mapele (agricultural heiau). The Ahupua‘a of Maunalua was known for its ‘Uala (Sweet Potato) mentioned both in traditional oral accounts, as well as being documented during historic periods. Maunalua was also home to Ke-ahu-pua-o-Maunalua, the largest known Loko I‘a (fishpond) in all of Hawai‘i
- (3) Tiered Terrace Platforms
- (2) Enclosures
- Several Free Standing Dry Stacked Walls
- Numerous Native Species
- Wide Range of Invasive Species
- Native Hawaiian Language Signage
- Successful Rock Fall Mitigation – Completed 10/2012
- Stewardship Agreement Pending with Livable Hawaiʻi Kai Hui that includes Educational and Cultural Tours – Expected Completion 12/2013
Key Parties/Key Issues:
- Hawaiʻi Kai Neighborhood Board
- Livable Hawaiʻi Kai Hui
- Trail Issues
- Water – $2,750/yr.
- Electricity – $638/yr.
- Landscaping $5,000/yr.
- Tree Trimming – $4,400/yr.
- TOTAL yearly – $12,788
- Operating Cost – $12,788
- Community Meetings – $500
- Stewardship – $10,000
- TOTAL – $23,288
- Development of Comprehensive Management Plan: 6-8 months
- Status of Management Plan:Comprehensive Management Plan being developed with Livable Hawaiʻi Kai Hui