In working for the preservation
of Maha`ulepu, Malama Maha`ulepu
is guided by the following principles
Maha`ulepu is a heritage landscape
where it is possible to preserve
natural, scenic, cultural, historic,
scientific and recreational
Maha`ulepu is a sacred place (wahi
pana) with wahi kapu or restricted
places. It is a place of refuge
or pu'uhonua , safe and peaceful
for people as well as for flora
Maha`ulepu should be kept largely
as it is.
The ahupua`a framework of care
taking and management of the
watershed from mountain peak
into the ocean shall be applied
Public access to Maha`ulepu shall
be perpetual and appropriate.
The landowner of Maha`ulepu should
receive fair value for land
dedicated or sold for public
Preservation of Maha`ulepu is
an opportunity for collaboration
among multiple contributing
public and private partners.
Preservation of Maha`ulepu can
build upon the legacy of Kipu
Kai, a future state park.
Any future management should include
representation of the diverse
interests and users, both active