Shared-use path topic of April 26 meetings

LIHU‘E — Kaua‘i County officials have scheduled two meetings April 26 to discuss the possible effects on historic properties of the Nawiliwili to Ahukini and Ahukini to Lydgate segments of the shared use path, Ke Ala Hele Makalae.

The meetings are being held in accordance with section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.

The meetings will be held at 2:30 to 5 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lihu‘e Civic Center in conference rooms A and B at the Pi‘ikoli Building.

A presentation on the scope of each segment will be made by the respective consultants, SSFM International Inc. and R.M. Towill Corp., and public comments will be sought following the presentations, the county states in a news release.

To date, 6.8 miles of Ke Ala Hele Makalae have been completed, including the Lihi Park to Kealia Beach Park and Lydgate Beach Park segments.

The Kawaihau spur of the shared use path is under way, and a notice to proceed is expected to be issued next month for the segment that will run from Lihi Park to the Foodland/Safeway pedestrian bridge.


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