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‘Aimakapā Fishpond Site Visit Planned by NPS

December 7, 2015, 11:50 AM HST
* Updated December 9, 12:23 PM
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A site visit has been planned by the National Park Service as the Restoration Management Plan for the ‘Aimakapā Fishpond and Wetlands environmental assessment opens for public comment.

In the EA, NPS offers an analysis of alternatives and potential impacts that could impact the environment and park resources.

The public can comment on the EA by visiting the NPS Planning, Environment, and Public Comment website.

In addition, Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park managers will conduct a site visit so that members of the public can learn about and discuss the ‘Aimakapā Fishpond and Wetlands Restoration Management Plan.

NPS has scheduled the site visit for Saturday, Dec. 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the canoe hālau, located on the beach at ‘Ai‘ōpio Fishtrap on the Honokōhau Harbor side of the Park.

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Those interested in meeting should follow the directions below:

  • From Kailua-Kona, drive north on Queen Ka‘ahumanu Highway and turn left into Kealakehe Parkway towards the Harbor.
  • From Kona International Airport, drive south on Queen Ka’ahumanu Highway and turn right onto Kealakehe Parkway towards the Honokōhau Small Boat Harbor.  Take the first right to drive around the northern side of the Honokōhau Small Boat Harbor.
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Those attending should park within the Honokōhau Harbor parking lot and enter the park on foot through the Berm Gate, adjacent the Kona Sailing Club facility, or by walking along the south harbor channel to the park entrance gate.

Anyone in need of accessibility assistance should call the park headquarters at 329-6881, extension 1200 by Dec. 11 to make arrangements.

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