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Aloha ʻĀina: Hūnānāniho (Sherwoods Forest development)

Current land and water issues in Hawaiʻi with focus on ʻEwa and Waiʻanae moku

Development at Hūnānāniho (Sherwoods)

SUMMARY: Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell is attempting to build athletic fields at Hūnānāniho at Waimānalo Bay Beach park, more commonly known as Sherwoods Forest. Community members and activists oppose the plan for various reasons such as iwi (bones, burials) and cultural significance. On September 26, 2019, 28 activists were arrested for obstructing the delivery of construction equipment to the site. As of June 2020, Mayor Kirk Caldwell announced that they will not proceed with any construction at Hūnānāniho. In July 2021, the Honolulu City and County voted to rename the park with its inoa Hawaiʻi - Hūnānāniho.



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