Tag Archives: Kulani

Public Access – Former Kulani Prison

As you may have seen in the Hawaii Tribune-Herald, the Land Board eliminated military use of the former Kulani Prison site.  Approved by the Board was the use of the former prison compound itself and the pasture area for use by the Youth ChallNGe Academy with the remainder going to the Puu Makaala NARS expansion.
In […]

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HTH – Military Use of Kulani Nixed

Hawaii Tribune-Herald Story

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MKRUG testimony at BLNR Meeting 9/9/10 (Kulani)

September 8, 2010
Department of Land and Natural Resources
Attn: Board Members
1151 Punchbowl Street, Room 130,
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Reference:
C. 1. Acceptance of a Hearing Master Report on a Public Hearing for a Proposed Addition
to the Natural Area Reserves System, and Withdrawal of Portions of Governor’s
Executive Orders 1225 and 1588 and Re-Set Aside as an Extension of Puu Makaala
Natural […]

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HTH – Plans for Kulani take shape

From: Hawaii Tribune-Herald – 9/8/10

Plans for Kulani take shape
Former prison may be converted into a training facility for military
By JASON ARMSTRONG
Tribune-Herald staff writer
The former Kulani prison could become a training base for a 150-soldier company to learn how to detect roadside bombs, perform emergency aerial evacuations and make forced entries into buildings.
That’s according to a […]

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The fate of Kulani Prison site up before the BLNR on Thursday 9/9/10

There are two items of particular interest to MKRUG on the agenda of the Board of Land and Natural Resources meeting to be held next Thursday 9/9/10.  BLRN Agenda 9/9/10
One item is the expansion of the Puu Makaala Natural Area Reserve (curently the forest reserve lands along the left side of Stainback Highway and  mauka […]

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The Fate of Kulani Prison Site Still In Limbo

MKRUG Council had expected that the august meeting of the Board of Land and Natural Resources would have two agenda items relating to the former Kulani Prison site.  One item was expected to be on the expansion of the Puu Makaala Natural Area Reserve to include most of Kulani and the other relating to the […]

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BLNR 6/10/10 Meeting Minutes Relating to Kulani NARS/DOD

ltemD-22 Termination of Revocable Permit No. S-6445 to the Kulani
Correctional Facility, Department of Social Services and Housing,
Issuance of Revocable Permit to State of Hawaii, Department of
Defense, Panaewa, Waiakea, South HHo, Hawaii, Tax Map Key: 3″d/
2-4-49: 13 por.
Mr. Atta communicated it was discovered by Land Division that the original revocable
permit (RP) issued to Department of […]

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MKRUG Submitts Testimony on Kulani NARS

The Mauna Kea Recreational Users Group (MKRUG) submitted the following testimony on the proposed expansion of the Puu Makaala Natural Area Reserve. This proposal would add 6600 acres of the former Kulani Correctional Facility’s 7700 acre TMK parcel. The remainder is believed to be reserved for State DOD use reportedly to run a Youth Challenge […]

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED EXTENSION OF PUU MAKAALA NATURAL AREA RESERVE

[ July 12, 2010; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] PLACE: The Cooper Center, 19-4030 Wright Road, Volcano, HI

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

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Puu Makaala NARS – HTH Story

Plan to preserve 6,600 acres stirs controversy
By JASON ARMSTRONG
Tribune-Herald staff writer
The state’s Natural Area Reserve System would grow by 6,600 acres under a proposal to incorporate most of the former Kulani Correctional Facility for research and species preservation.
To learn what the public thinks about expanding the Puu Makaala NAR, the state Department of Land and […]

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