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Last Saturday’s DLNR designated road walk-out

Last Saturday, members of the community, Friends of Kaena, and fishermen interested in the preservation of Kaena Point met with members of the KPAG committee. Also present was our local State house representative Gill Rivieria. The purpose of the walk-out, led by DLNR head William Aila, was to view damage caused by off-roading and careless […]

Please support Ka`ena at the North Shore Neighborhood Board Meeting!!!

There will be a Special Meeting of the North Shore Neighborhood Board (NSNB) at 7:00 p.m.  on Wednesday, 13 July at the Waialua Community Association building in  Hale’iwa to address and, hopefully, approve the five recommendations of  the Ka’ena Point Advisory Group (KPAG).  The Special NSNB meeting is important  because even though the Mokule’ia Community Association (MCA) approved and […]

Ka`ena Point Needs Your Help

Help protect Ka`ena!  Ka`ena Point has long been a very special place. Cultural and historic resources as well as threatened and endangered species are found throughout this sensitive dune ecosystem. Current unrestricted access is destroying these resources. Let the Ka`ena Point Advisory Group (KPAG) hear why we need to restrict offroad vehicle use and how to best protect the cultural, […]

Friends of Ka‘ena Participate in Ka‘ena Point Advisory Group

Friends of Ka‘ena is a member of the Ka‘ena Point Advisory Group who are developing recommendations to improve conditions in the Ka‘ena Point Stewardship Area. The advisory group’s purpose is to “engage in constructive discussion to find a balance between the various interests and user groups and to advise DLNR on preferred management solutions for Ka‘ena Point” (DLNR website, Controversial issues include access, vehicular use, road designations, camping, and enforcement. Compromise among the group is needed for recommendations that all members of the group can agree with. Friends of Ka‘ena recognize this need to compromise and offer the following stance on the controversial issues.

Successful Year for Friends of Ka`ena

Throughout 2009, Friends of Ka`ena (FOK) have worked to improve conditions at Ka`ena.  In April 2009, FOK became a Kokua Partner with the Hawaii State Parks.  The Kokua partnership allows stewardship, education, and outreach activities within the park.  FOK has completed beach clean-ups, service projects with schools, public outreach, was awarded a National Park Service […]