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Public meeting to seek input on master plan for Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park


HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of State Parks, invites the public to a community meeting to share information and to provide input to assist the in their preparation of a master plan update and an environmental impact statement for the Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park.

The meeting will take place from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 1 at Konawaena Elementary School cafeteria, 81-901 Onouli Road, in Kealakekua. It will begin with an open house at 1 p.m. and presentations and community input workshop from 1:30 to 3:15 p.m.

The master plan will address the long-term use and management of the park. The desired outcome for this meeting will be that all community members are informed of the current status of the master plan, and also to gather community input on preliminary master plan alternatives.

“Realizing that the park is an integral part of the Kealakekua and Napo‘opo‘o communities, we look forward to the community’s participation in the planning process and helping to determine the facilities and programs that best meet the needs of both the park and the community” said Dan Quinn, State Parks Administrator.

Belt Collins Hawaii Ltd. is serving as the consultant for the Division of State Parks. For more information on the master plan update process go to . Comments may be submitted in the upcoming meeting, or in writing by mail, or email at

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