03/13/15 – DLNR Information Meeting Set On Polihale State Park Improvements

Posted on Mar 13, 2015 in News Releases, State Parks

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES
News Release

DAVID Y. IGE
GOVERNOR
CARTY CHANG
INTERIM CHAIRPERSON

For Immediate News Release March 13, 2015    

DLNR INFORMATION  MEETING SET
ON POLIHALE STATE PARK IMPROVEMENTS

LIHUE  —The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will hold an informational meeting regarding the design options for improvements to the entry roadway and park roadways in the Polihale State Park.   

The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 23, 2015, at the Kekaha Neighborhood Center located at 8130 Elepaio Road in Kekaha, Kauai.   

DLNR will be providing information on the natural and cultural resources in the park and the regulations for park use.  In addition, DLNR is seeking public input on: 

  1. Proposed improvements to the entry road and park roadways.
  2. Protection of natural, archaeological and cultural resources in the park.
  3. Vehicle access and use on the beach.

 

DLNR has hired the consulting firms of Kodani & Associates Engineers, LLC. and Island Strategy LLC to conduct community outreach, complete topographic survey and mapping, and technical assessments of development options and costs for roadway improvements. 

For more information regarding the meeting and location, please contact: 
Russell Kumabe, State Parks, DLNR, 808-587-0305, russell.p.kumabe@hawaii.gov 
Jan TenBruggencate, Island Strategy LLC,  808-639-9900, jan@islandstrategy.com 
William Eddy, Kodani & Associates Engineers, LLC, 808-245-9591, bill@kodani.com 

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Media Contact: 
Deborah Ward 
Public information specialist 
Phone: (808) 587-0320