O'ahu Landowner Assistance Workshop: Access & Easements

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West Oahu Soil and Water Conservation District, Hawaiian Islands Land Trust, and the Hawaii Division of Forestry and Wildlife are pleased to present a unique Landowner Assistance workshop in Palehua hosted by McD with the Edmund C. Olson Trust.

This workshop will focus on acquisition and easements - with site specific examples shared by McD about the Palehua and Honouliuli sites of the Edward Olsen Trust.

Explore the agenda below. Please know that seats are limited and our cap of 30 persons is firm to ensure all participants have a positive experience.


8:45 Meet at gate and transition to State vehicles to commute to the site. We will leave promptly at 9, so you may want to arrive a bit early to coordinate your belongings.

9:30 Introductions

10:00 Site visit of Palehua with McD (This includes a short 30 minute hike up the ridge. The hike is relatively easy with a short incline. Proper footwear and clothing/resources are recommended: sunscreen, close-toed shoes, hat/sun protection, foul weather gear, camera, etc.)

12:00 Lunch (included)

1:00 Presentations from experts (10 minutes each)

- Legacy Land Conservation Program, David Penn

- Hawaii Islands Land Trust, Kawika Burgess

- Trust For Public Lands, Leah Hong

- North Shore Community Land Trust, Doug Cole

- Division of Forestry and Wildlife and Farm Bill Programs - Malia Nanbara

- Hawaii Agriculture Research Center - Nick Dudley (Growing a legacy with resilient native hardwoods)

2:00 Talk story with the experts and get guidance on programs. Learn about and start the application process for landowner assistance programs on-site!

2:45 Wrap up and caravan back down hill

Lunch included with the registration fee of $15.

Questions? Contact: Michelle@WestOahuSWCD.org or 808.729.1676

Address: 92-1285 Umena St. Kapolei, HI 96707

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