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The monument to French explorer Francois de Galaup, Comte de la Perouse, at Keone`o`io."
The monument to French explorer Francois de Galaup, Comte de la Perouse, at Keone`o`io."

TABLE OF CONTENTS


SUMMARY

BACKGROUND
Significance, Suitability and Feasibility Criteria
National Significance
Suitability
Feasibility

DESCRIPTION OF THE STUDY AREA
Location, Size and Ownership
Land Use
Regional Context
Resource Type

RESOURCE SIGNIFICANCE
Archeological Resources
Natural Resources
Geology and Soils
Caves
Vegetation
Wildlife
Anchialine Pools
Aeolian Ecosystems
Coral Reefs and Marine Resources
Evaluation of Resource Significance
Archeological Resources
Geology and Soils
Caves
Vegetation
Wildlife
Anchialine Pools
Aeolian Ecosystems
Coral Reefs and Marine Resources
Recreational Resources
Summary Evaluation of Significance

PRELIMINARY EVALUATION OF SUITABILITY AND FEASIBILITY
Rarity of This Type of Resource (Suitability)
Feasibility for Addition to the National Park System

RECONNAISSANCE SURVEY FINDINGS
Position of the Local Community
Position of State and Local Officials and Private Property Owners
Reconnaissance Survey Findings

APPENDIX
Selected References
Preparers and Consultants
Site Investigation Trip Reports
November 16, 2001
December 11-12, 2001
February 22, April 25-27, and May 6-10, 2002
Keone`o`io-Kanaloa Working Group Emergency Measures


Maps

Figure 1. Study Area
Figure 2. Ownership
Figure 3. Southwest Maui
Figure 4. Archeological Resources
Figure 5. Natural Resources

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Page last updated 2 April, 2003

RECONNAISSANCE SURVEY


SOUTHWESTERN COAST OF MAUI,
LA PEROUSE BAY TO KANALOA POINT
MAUI, HAWAII

LaPerose Study shoreline
March 2003

United States Department of the Interior/National Park Service