Board Talk: SHPD Fines, Sea Cucumbers, Tsunami Debris

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Board Imposes $9,400 Fine For Damages to Historic Sites

It’s not every day that the state Board of Land and Natural Resources imposes fines for damages to archaeologicalsites and when it has, those fines have been pretty meager. So when the Department of Land and Natural Resources’ State Historic Preservation Division (SHPD) last month recommended fines for damages to several historic sites in Kona that were a small fraction of the maximum, Maui Land Board member Jimmy Gomes made clear his disappointment. On September 11, the board unanimously approved a fine of $9,400, as proposed by SHPD . . .

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