Sand mining on WCA agenda

Sep 05, 2017 @ 7:00 pm. - 9:00 pm.

The Waikapu Community Association general membership meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Waikapu Community Center.

The topic of discussion will be sand mining at Maui Lani. Kaniloa Kamaunu and Clare Apana from Malama Kakanilua will share their perspective on sand mining, including concerns about its impact to the environment and ancient burial grounds, as well as its effect on nearby Waikapu. They will go into the history of the Battle of Kakanilua, the site of which is being subject to sand mining.

Lucienne de Naie of Sierra Club and Maui Tomorrow will discuss the history of sand mining.

For more information about WCA, visit www.waikapumaui.org or www.facebook.com/waikapumaui.