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‘Iao valley is a holy place, tell DLNR to move the comfort station (bathroom) to Kepaniwai

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If you agree that ‘Iao valley is a holy place, and that there SHOULD NOT be a comfort station (bathroom) at ‘Iao State Park, sign and share this petition.

The time is now, let us return sanctity, honor, and respect to ‘Iao Valley by stating with one voice to DLNR State Parks, to relocate the comfort station from the ‘Iao State Monument to Kepaniwai County Park.

‘Iao was so important to the kupuna of old, so holy, that commoners were not allowed mauka of the black bridge located just above Kepaniwai Park.  Due to ‘Iao being observed as a holy place this upper section of ‘Iao Valley has been revered as the place to prepare and inter the most renown chiefs, priest, and those of famous in the burial cave known as Kapela kapu o na ali’i.

The aha moku o Wailuku has recognized that ‘aina mauka of the black bridge just mauka of Kepaniwai County Park, directly behind the Hawaii Nature Center as a Wahikapu (holy place). Thus, the message needs to be clear - we DO NOT WANT a comfort station at the ‘Iao Valley State Park because it is within the holy area of the valley.

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