The For The Restoration And Sustainable Management Of The Island

1438 Words Nov 6th, 2015 6 Pages
The evidence says that hawaiians came to kaho’olawe as early as 400 ad even though it went through a lot of hana’ino it still stands strong it was used as a penal colony for sheep and cattle ranching and then transferred to a navy bombing field the kanaka forced an end to the bombing in 1990 and the island was placed under the administration of the Kaho‘olawe Island Reserve Commission . Following a 10-year period of removal, control of access to Kaho‘olawe was transferred to the State of Hawai‘i in 2003. Today, the KIRC is responsible for the restoration and sustainable management of the island until it can be transferred to a Native entity to manage
Befor kaho’olawe became a bombing dummy it was in 1828, a school was established, teaching 28 students. The school remained in existence until 1837. In 1829, Ka`ahumanu, the favorite wife of Kamehameha the first (”prime minister”) of the Kingdom, proclaimed her famous “Edict of 1829″ in which followers of the Catholic religion were banished to Kaho`olawe as one of several punishments. Whether or not a penal colony was established on Kaho`olawe the Edict of 1829 still remains a question. As early as 1832, adults and youth were sent to Kaho`olawe as part of their sentencing. Men were sent to Kaho`olawe women were sent to the island of Lanai for such crimes as rebellion, theft, divorce, breaking marriage vows, murder, and prostitution. Headquarters for the penal colony was located at Kaulana Bay. On May 2, 1853, the law which…

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