Pu‘u Wa’awa’a Forest Reserve
On January 25, 2002 the Board of Land and Natural Resources transferred responsibility for State managed lands within the ahupua‘a of Pu‘u Wa‘awa‘a from the Land Division to the Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW). These lands represent a remarkable diversity of historical, natural, cultural and recreational resources: archaeological and cultural sites, a rich history of ancient and contemporary human use, livestock grazing and hunting.The Reserve is public land, managed by DOFAW, and consists of approximately 37,600 acres.
The Nāpuʻu Conservation Project described below works to manage resources at Puʻuwaʻawaʻa. If the embedded StoryMap doesn’t display properly, try opening it fullscreen.