Executive Director’s Report, Oct. 2017

Kailapa Community Association
ED report 10/2017


  • Purchased lumber, nails, brackets for overhang, materials for sink, bathroom trim
  • Doors installed-Mahalo to Meryl
  • Painting almost completed-Mahalo Tommy and team
  • Plumbing fixtures installed-Mahalo to Vince, Meryl

State GIA 2015-16

  • Final $3000 invoiced-pending release

State GIA 2017-18

  • Request to release funds completed and submitted with amended budget
  • 11/6 Email from Gov Ofc-funds released
  • Contractors, Consultant proposal approvals

COH GIA-Aquaponic project 2015-16, 2016-17

  • No movement, no time or kokua
  • Lynette from SiteOne resigned
  • Noted roadway to site eroding, need grading

Aquaponics community system:

  • Running Basil doing great. Looking for buyer
  • Harvested 17 fish for the Halloween event, to be replaced by Jim Pelfrey
  • Pump diaphragm broke, need to replaced, diaphragm purchased $94.00( Amazon)

Ungulate proof fence Project by KC

  • Project x 2 still on hold, waiting for SHPD approval

Firewise program

  • Annual recertification report completed and submitted
  • 2018 fire prevention plan due

Na Kilo ‘Aina Camp

  • Held Oct 9-13 during the fall school intercession
  • 15 visitors from Aotearoa exchange, 65 participants per day
  • Included 16 community partners workshops on their expertise
  • Kohala burger & Taco , Kawaihae Sushi donated prepared foods
  • Maona farms and Waimea farmers donated fresh produce


  • DHHL mtg Nov 17, pavilion-cost to provide water infrastructure
  • Nov 16 Halealoha Ayau-1:30, DHHL water resource management specialist -review of well permits

Grants applications status

  • HCF FLEX-submitted-no response yet-expected in November
  • OHA ‘Ahahui II-Ku’i’ai workshop-3/18–NOT funded
  • HTA-Culture-NKA 2018-Not funded
  • KS-NKA 2018 invitation only-due 12/14
  • Resilient Hawaiian communities Initiative-due 11/14 ( planning agent)
  • TNC- ‘Aina Momona exchange-awarded travel funds
  • Russell Foundation grant-award $3000
  • HAPA matching funds grant

Respectfully submitted by Diane Kanealii, Executive Director


November 16, 2017 zztype Kailapa No Comments
%d bloggers like this: