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Sediment Control - KEYSTONE

Design and implement a sediment load and budget study in the Hanalei River watershed.

Project Status: Active Project

Funding Status: Partially Funded

Priority: Med

Project Lead: 

Hanalei WaterShed Hui

US Fish and Wildlife Service

US Geological Survey

Waipa Foundation


Natural Resources Conservation Service

Univerisity of Hawaii

US Fish and Wildlife Service

Waipa Foundation

Plan of Action: 

Implement BMPs for sediment control

Monitor turbidity, flow, sediment load

Accomplishments : 

USGS real-time flow gauge installed

2003-04  Weekly turbidity measurements collected

9/03  HWH monitoring flow, turbidity and sediment load monthly

1/04  USGS installed sediment sampler

5/04  AnnAGNPS model training by NRCS

6/04  Radiometers installed at two locations on Hanalei River

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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