Accession Number:

ADA128288

Title:

Cultural Reconnaissance of Manele Bay Dredged Material Disposal Site Palawai, Lani Island, Hawaii,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

BERNICE P BISHOP MUSEUM HONOLULU HI DEPT OF ANTHROPOLOGY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

The topography is generally rocky coastal slope on a solid volcanic substrate with sporadic areas of loose, soft, alluvial and aeolian soil fill. Several areas appear to have been disturbed previously be dragging, and several bulldozer cuts and a jeep road are apparent. Vegetation consists of kiawe as the dominant flora, with ilima sida fallax and koa-haole leucaena glauca nearer the coast. A few stands of klu acacia farnesiana were encountered. The entire area is covered by a dry grass. Fauna consists of pheasants, wild pigs, goats, and feral cats. No archaeological surface remains or artifacts, either prehistoric or historic, were found within the project boundaries.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE