SERVICES

A Comprehensive Cultural Resource Management Company specializing in consultation, historic preservation and community based planning in Hawai’i

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STRATEGIC CULTURAL ADVISOR

  • Introduction to the challenges of doing business in Hawai‘i

  • Develop comprehensive framework and strategies for doing business in Hawai‘i

  • Promote understanding of Hawai‘i’s unique culture

  • Training and consultation services for Professional Executives doing business in Hawai‘i

  • Legal and Cultural Consultation for State and federal jury trials

  • Assist government agencies in the development of RFPs that involve culturally sensitive and contentious community issues

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KA PAAKAI ASSESSMENTS 

  • Preparation of Ka Paakai Assessments and available to testify in regulatory proceedings

  • Training for government agencies on compliance with the Ka Paakai Framework

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HEARINGS OFFICER, MEDIATOR, ARBITRATOR, AND FACILITATOR

  • Experienced Hearings Officer for administrative contested case hearings

  • Court Annexed Arbitration Program (CAAP) qualified Arbitrator

  • Trained Mediator

  • Experienced Facilitator for contentious and culturally sensitive issues

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HISTORIC PRESERVATION

1. Section 106 Compliance Consultation

  • SHPO Consultation

  • Consultation with Native Hawaiian organizations

  • Negotiate and prepare MOA & Mitigation (resolve adverse effects)

  • Cultural Resource Surveys/Studies/Monitoring

  • Archaeology & Historic Properties Survey

  • Nominations to the National and Hawai‘i Register of Historic Places

2. Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act

3. Native American Graves and Repatriation Act

  • Consultation and coordination with Native groups

  • Develop & implement Plan of Actions

4. Chapter 6E – Hawai‘i Historic Preservation Program

  • Stakeholder Advocacy

  • Burial Council Consultation

  • Facilitate coordination between community stakeholders and developer interests

  • Facilitate coordination with lineal and cultural descendants

  • Hire and supervise archaeological and cultural monitors

  • Compliance reviews for permits and approvals

  • Facilitate review of burial treatment plans and in situ agreements with the State Historic Preservation Division, burial councils, and landowners

5. Act 50, Cultural Impact Statements

  • Cultural Resource Planning

  • Cultural Impact Assessment, Evaluation and Protection

  • Reconcile cultural resource concerns with government agencies, native Hawaiians and interested parties

  • Historical research

  • Interviews with native Hawaiian individuals

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COMMUNITY OUTREACH

  • Develop innovative approaches to manage public involvement

  • Development of key messages

  • Stakeholder analysis

  • Strategies for media, government and public relations

  • Facilitate consensus

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REGULATORY COMPLIANCE COORDINATION AND LAND SERVICES

  • Construction / Environmental / Engineering Interface

  • Review environmental documentation for cultural resource management or historic preservation issues

  • Permitting assistance

  • Historical research (property)

  • Operating and maintenance agreements

  • Negotiations (leases, easements)

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CULTURAL ORIENTATION

  • Informational orientation on cultural sensitivity and historic preservation issues

  • Orientation available via virtual platform or at your site of preference

  • Please contact us directly for more information