An Archaeological Reconnaissance Survey of the Flood Control Study Area, Kahawainui Stream, Laie, Oahu, Hawaii,
HAWAII MARINE RESEARCH INC HONOLULU
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The study described here is a portion of a larger study on flood control improvements for Kahawainui Stream conducted by the Corps of Engineers at the request of the City and County of Honolulu and is authorized by Section 209 of the Flood Control Act of 1962 Public Law 87-874. The larger study is intended to determine the feasibility of improving Kahawainui Stream and the extent to which the Federal government might participate. The intent of the archaeological reconnaissance reported here was to assess the general nature of the resources probably present and the probable impact of the alternative plans under consideration for the flood control study Scope of Work. The archaeological study area hereinafter referred to simply as the study area closely parallels Kahawainui Stream for approximately one mile inland from its mouth. It then branches out into two separate segments. The study area is approximately 1,200 feet wide at the coast and 500 feet wide at its narrowest inland portion.
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