Kipahulu

Size: 35 acres
Year Protected: 2007
Land Protection Strategy: HILT Conservation Easement
Conservation Values: Preservation of cultural practices including fishing and gathering, shoreline access
Land Features: Marine shoreline

 

about Kīpahulu

Located in Kīpahulu, in the ahupua‘a of Kaehoeho, Poponui, and Kakanoni.  Gently rolling lands one can feel the Koholapehu and Koholalele winds in an area previously cultivated for sugarcane and then used for grazing by livestock.  Moa (Psilotacae nudum), ‘Ahu‘awa (Cyperus javanicus), Kaluhaluha (Cyperus polystachyos), Hala (Pandanus tectorius), and Naupaka Kahakai (Scaevola) are some of the plant species found there.