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North Kohala Community Access Group <br />December 7, 2016 (Old Courthouse 4:30pm) <br />Participants: Toni Withington, David Tarnas, Jack Hoyt, Aric Arakaki, Carter Collins, Beth <br />Robinson, Ted Matsuda, Joe Carvalho. <br />❖ Pololu Lookout <br />➢ Key residents attended an informal meeting on the future of Pololu. <br />❖ The group wanted evolving solutions <br />o Short term and long term <br />♦ Enforcement, signage, parking <br />♦ Toilets are needed -it is unsanitary conditions. <br />❖ They want the CDP action committee to clarify easements. <br />o Meet with all government agencies involved in the lookout area. <br />o The trail is State owned & Na Ala Hele is helping. <br />❖ The trail and parking area has a carrying capacity, which is limited to how many visitors <br />this area can hold safely. <br />❖ The next meeting will be with the public <br />o January 18, 2017; 5:00 at the old State courthouse. <br />➢ This idea came up at our access group meeting. <br />❖ A non —profit can manage the trail & could ask tour companies to collect a fee from the <br />visitors that they bring & donate it to the non-profit to help manage the trail for their <br />corporate write-off. <br />➢ We need an update from the county planning department is KP Holdings re -subdivision has <br />passed? <br />❖ If it was, was there a SMA or a minor SMA. <br />•'• Akoakoa Point <br />• ➢ The management group will be out thereon December 13, 2016. <br />❖ We should set up a site visit for some time in January. <br />❖ Hapu'u — Kapanaia <br />➢ PONC-Purchase negotiations needs the Mayor's signature to start negotiations. <br />❖ We will draft a letter to the action committee to address the Mayor for our support on the <br />PONC purchases. <br />o We will explain our support & cultural significance. <br />•'• Halelua <br />• ➢ This area is ready for PONC purchase. <br />•'• Kauhola Point <br />• ➢ We need an update from the planning department about the GOE. <br />•'• Ainakea <br />• ➢ NSTR (nothing substantial to report) <br />•'• Pahoa Beach <br />• ➢ We need update from the county Planning Department. <br />Page 1 1 <br />