PART ONE will feature case studies of local preservation projects presented by project leaders. These will include information on the historic property; project goals; needs and threats; parties involved; what happened and lessons learned and advice for others doing a similar project.
Case Studies for Hawaii Island include:
• Gavin Miculka and Kuulani Auld of Kona Historical Society speaking about the rehabilitation process, grant funding and navigating permitting for the roof replacement project for their historic farmhouse
• Rick Gmirkin of the National Park Service speaking about traditional building practices, community training and engagement related to the Hawaii Legacy Program for the Ala Kahakai Trail in Kona
• K.T. Cannon-Eger sharing the role of community stewardship and partnerships for the preservation and continuous thriving life of Lili‘uokalani Gardens in Hilo
PART TWO offers interactive breakout sessions facilitated by subject matter experts that present a deeper dive into topics that are part of overall preservation project planning.
Who should attend?
Community members and professionals who care about preserving historic places (built and/or cultural sites) that tell the stories of Hawai‘i’s history.
The seminars are co-sponsored by Historic Hawai‘i Foundation and National Park Service and also feature Elaine Jackson-Retondo of the National Park Service along with Kiersten Faulkner, Executive Director of Historic Hawai‘i Foundation.
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