North Shore residents can comment on a proposed spiritual retreat center in Pupukea at a 6 p.m. hearing tomorrow at Sunset Beach Elementary.
Hearing on Pupukea
spiritual retreat set for
tomorrow at 6 p.m.
A Charitable Foundation Corp., a nonprofit group, wants to donate 63 acres on the north rim of Oahu's Waimea Valley for a state park, and also to establish a private, nondenominational spiritual retreat center on 31 acres nearby. The land is mauka of Puu O Mahuka Heiau State Park.
A public hearing is required to ask the state Board of Land & Natural Resources to rezone 18.5 acres of the land from limited to general use. That rezoning would allow a road to the land from Maulukua Road.
The sanctuary would consist of about 5,000 square feet of buildings including a meditation chapel, central hall, kitchen and dining areas, office and sleeping quarters, all in plantation style.
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