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Kaka’ako Settlement Deal Subject of Second Meeting

January 31, 2012, 12:57 PM HST
* Updated January 31, 12:58 PM
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Moloka‘i residents gather for community meeting with OHA officials. Photo courtesy of OHA.

By Sonia Isotov

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) will hold a second round of community meetings to inform its beneficiaries of the latest updates on the Kakaʻako land settlement proposal.

Meetings in Maui County are planned for Hana, Kahului, Lanai City, and Kaunakakai from February 14 through 18. See schedule below for details.

The tentative land deal proposed by Governor Abercrombie would give OHA 30 acres of property in Kakaʻako valued at an estimated $200 million. If approved by the legislature, this agreement will resolve claims relating to OHA’s share of public land trust revenues from November 7, 1978 to June 30, 2012.

At the February community meetings, OHA will provide a status update on the Kakaʻako land settlement proposal. The public is invited to attend any of the eleven informational meetings that will be held in communities statewide.


The Maui County meetings are as follows:

Hana, Maui, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Helene Social Hall, 174 Government Rd., Hana, HI  96732

Kahului, Maui, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Maui Waena Intermediate School, 795 Oneheʻe St., Kahului, HI  96732

Kaunakakai, Molokaʻi, Friday, February 17, 2012, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Kulana ʻOiwi Complex, 600 Maunaloa Hwy., Kaunakakai, HI 96748

Lanaʻi City, Lanaʻi, Saturday, February 18, 2012, 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lanaʻi High and Intermediate School, 555 Fraser Ave., Lanaʻi City, HI  96763


More information on the Kakaʻako land settlement proposal is available at The public may email comments or questions to [email protected].

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