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Tears flowed along Waihe'e Valley Stream as members of the Kamaunu 'ohana reluctantly suspended a march that arose out of a dispute over traditional access rights.  Photo by Wendy Osher.
LETTER: Dispute Over Waihe’e Access
September 13th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui Discussion
 

“Gathering rights is to assure that lawful occupants of an ahupua‘a may, for the purposes of practicing native Hawaiian customs and traditions, enter underdeveloped lands within ahupua‘a to gather items enumerated according to law.”


Tears flowed along Waihe'e Valley Stream as members of the Kamaunu 'ohana reluctantly suspended a march that arose out of a dispute over traditional access rights.  Photo by Wendy Osher.
VIDEO/PHOTOS: Dispute Over Waihe’e Access Unresolved
September 5th, 2011 · 17 Comments · Featured, Maui News
 

Tears flowed along Waihee Valley Stream as members of the Kamaunu ohana reluctantly suspended a march that arose out of a dispute over traditional access rights. An offering, along with a kapu, was placed at the site instead.


Famed waters of Eleile in Waihe'e Valley. Photo by Wendy Osher.
March Planned in Opposition to Waihee Fees and Waivers
August 30th, 2011 · 7 Comments · Featured, Maui News
 

Family members connected to the Waihee ahupuaa are planning a march on Saturday amid a dispute over traditional access rights to the Valley. As of last week, Wailuku Water Company had constructed a 20 foot fence across the trail back near the Swinging Bridges.