March 2019 News

Kuleana Lands Auction on Kaua’i

On March 22, 2019 four kuleana land parcels were auctioned off by court order despite living heirs with interests. The auction took place on the steps of the Līhu’e courthouse at noon. The parcels are located within the Mark Zuckerberg 700 acre estate in Pila’a on the island of Kaua’i. Ka Lāhui Hawai’i Political Action Committee (KPAC) went to support the families who were being disenfranchised by the billionaire interests and his partner in this complex Kuleana lands case.

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Mauna Kea Awareness Day

On March 13, 2019 was the first annual Mauna Kea Awareness Day. KPAC worked with and supported other organizations, groups and community members to raise awareness of the need to protect Mauna Kea in Hawai’i, on Mokuhonu and other countries like Canada, Aotearoa and the UK. There were approximately 20 events including in Honolulu at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa. For more information go the Mauna Kea Awareness Day website by clicking HERE.