6E-32 Diamond Head State Monument. (a) There shall be a Diamond Head State Monument as a historical site on Oahu to be administered by the department of land and natural resources, and to consist of:

(1) All state owned lands within the state conservation land use district on the slopes of Diamond Head including the board of water supply booster pump site (tax map key 3-1-42:05);

(2) Those lands that the department considers essential to the unimpaired preservation of the visual and historic aspects of Diamond Head;

(3) Those state lands more fully described in this section that may be best used for recreational purposes and to increase public access and enjoyment of the monument; and

(4) Kuilei Cliffs Park (tax map key 3-1-42:02 and tax map key 3-1-38:29) and Diamond Head Park (tax map key 3-1-42:04 and tax map key 3-1-37:01), which shall be administered by the city and county of Honolulu in accordance with this section.

(b) All state lands within and adjacent to the monument shall be returned to the department for inclusion within the monument, including, but not limited to, lands identified by tax map key numbers 3-1-42:6, 8, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 23, 24, 25, 37, and 38 and 3-1-35:22 and 23. The Na Laau Hawaii arboretum and parcels A, B, C, and D as described in Executive Order No. 2000 dated April 9, 1962, establishing the Diamond Head State Monument, shall be included within the boundaries of the Diamond Head State Monument.

[(c)] The Diamond Head State Monument Plan, adopted by the board of land and natural resources in November of 1979, shall serve as the official document setting forth the future direction of the Diamond Head State Monument.

The board of land and natural resources may amend the monument plan from time to time with the review and recommendations of the Diamond Head citizen advisory committee, organized in October of 1977.

[(d)] Notwithstanding any other law, including county ordinances, to the contrary, no expansion of buildings and other structures and no construction activity shall take place within the boundaries of the Diamond Head State Monument; provided that the board of land and natural resources may permit improvement projects that are consistent with the Diamond Head State Monument Plan of 1979 to take place.

[(e)] So much of the transfer effected pursuant to Act 138, Laws of the Territory of Hawaii 1913, from the State to the city and county of Honolulu, as relates to the transfer of the Honolulu water and sewer works at the abandoned reservoir parcels identified by tax map key number 3-1-35:22 and 23, shall be withdrawn from the operation of Act 138. The right, title, and interest of the city and county of Honolulu relating to the abandoned reservoir site identified by tax map key number 3-1-35:22 and 23, appurtenant to the water and sewer works, shall revert to and be vested in the State. [L 1976, c 104, pt of 2; am L 1988, c 195, 2; am L 1992, c 313, 3 to 6; am L 2001, c 258, 2]

 

Revision Note

 

Subsections (c) to (e) added by revisor.

 

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