4 June

KNA’s first summer meeting

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This Tuesday, June 6 the Kilauea Neighborhood Association will meet at 7pm in the Kilauea neighborhood center. This month’s meeting promises to help fill you in on some of the recent changes and future planning for the town of Kilauea.

2017 June Agenda



4 June

Anaina hou Community Park presents

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Check out Anaina hou’s calendar for June and add this early July date. July 7: Free Friday Night Movie “Independence Day” starting at 6:30pm on the lawn of Kauai Mini Golf.

14 May
14 May

Princeville Phase II zoning up for debate.

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The county planning commission has moved the General plan agenda item and the subject of Princeville resort zoning so many times it is almost impossible for the average citizen to know how or when to participate in the process of planning.
Lucky for you a few neighbors are paying attention.

All the information in this post is accurate accept the dates.
The new planning commission meeting date is Tuesday, May 23rd. @ 9am. Written testimony should be recieved by mail or email one day before the meeting. The meeting location is in room 2A-2B of the county building at 4444 Rice st., Lihue.

Your presence, your person or your testimony will carry great weight at this meeting. See the links below for more information.


This links helps understand the General Plan language for resort zoning.

General Plan language regarding future resort development

This link offers a sample letter for written testimony in favor of the proposed change.

Sample Draft Testimony





1 May
20 April

Stories of Kilauea.

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This post is a developing collection of Kilauea History that will a permanent home in the “history” section as it evolves.

First we have a priceless collection of four videos provided by local historian and scholar Gary Smith in collaboration and with the permission of the Kauai Historical Society.

Kauai Historical Society – Gary Smith – Kilauea I
Kauai Historical Society – Gary Smith – Kilauea II
Kauai Historical Society – Gary Smith – Kilauea III
Kauai Historical Society – Gary Smith – Kilauea IV

Next is an collaboration between Anaina Hou Community Park and patriarch of one Kilauea’s primary families, Jack Gushiken. Anaina Hou Community Park has a great website in addition to their great facility. One of the gems of the website is a  secti0n called “Anaina Hou, Yesterday and Today”. It includes the historical story telling of “uncle” Jack Gushiken. With permission from our neighbors at Anaina Hou we have attached links to several of those stories.

The following stories and anecdotes are written by Jack Gushiken and we hope there are more to come.

Life on the Kilauea Plantation
The Sugar Cane worker
End of the Sugar Era
World War II
O’opu, Their Last Migration
Old School Days
Kilauea Memories
Why was the Stone Dam built?
Good ole days.

2 April
1 April
31 March

Kahili (Rock Quarry) Gathering

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Own your beach in the stewardship sense. Come help continue our restoration of the classic dune ecosystem between Kahili beach and the Kahili stream estuary.

HILT’s next Volunteer Day at Kahili Beach Preserve is scheduled for Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. with Talk Story on the Land to follow from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.  Light refreshments will be provided. Please complete waiver in advance, if you are planning to attend.  If available, bring along trash bags and yard gloves (I will have a limited number at the site).  We’re planning to remove invasives and rubbish.

Volunteer Day Participant Release: secure.lglfor…ms.com…Ju_IsZlyQY6NA
Feel free to contact Angela Anderson at (808) 755-5707, if you have any questions, or if you would like to find out more on how to support our stewardship efforts.


30 March