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Authority for Local Community

Processes for early community notification and participation in governmental actions and decisions.

Project Status: Active Project

Funding Status: Not Funded

Priority: Med

Project Lead: 

Hanalei WaterShed Hui

Plan of Action: 

Participate in Draft GPU review

Invite candidates and officials to endorse vision and plan, hold them accountable

Governmental forums in Hanalei

Local agreements re ahupua'a mgmt, statewide movement for ahupua'a authority

Determine status of North Shore Advisory Committee

Accomplishments : 

HHR Forum Series:

6/00 DLNR DOBOR Boating

8/00 DOT Proposed Hanalei Scenic Overlook

9/00 FEMA Flooding in Hanalei

9/00 USGS Story of Sediment

11/00 DOT Scenic Overlook

11/00 UH Hanalei Heritage

2/01 FWS Critical Habitat

3/01 FWS Critical Habitat Newcombs Snail

4/01 DLNR Archaeology of Halele'a

Kauai County General Plan now requires Land Use Decision Comment from Community Associations

2003 HWH is a Kauai Planning and Action Alliance Member

2011 - DLNR Kaua‘i Public Listening Session

Watershed Action Items


Hanalei Watershed Hui is a 501(c)(3) non-profit environmental organization that strives to care for the Ahupua’a of Hanalei, Waioli, Waipa, and Waikoko guided by Hawaiian and other principles of sustainability and stewardship, integrity and balance, cooperation and aloha, cultural equity and mutual respect.

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Hanalei Watershed Hui
5299C Kuhio Highway
Hanalei, Kauai

Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 1285
Hanalei, Hawaii 96714

Phone: (808) 826-1985
Fax: (808) 826-1985

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