Presentation on theme: "State Historic Preservation Plan City & County of Honolulu May 22, 2012 1."— Presentation transcript:
State Historic Preservation Plan City & County of Honolulu May 22,
Formal Presentation Purpose & guidelines for todays meeting Background on historic preservation plans Historic preservation in the State today Discussion on priorities & approaches for the future 2 Agenda
To gather community input on priorities & recommendations for historic preservation statewide for the next five years. Key component to making this plan a success The Plan will guide efforts to preserve & protect the valuable historic & cultural resources of the state. Influence the direction of changes to be more sensitive to historic preservation & cultural resources Serve as a road map for future activities for all entities statewide involved in historic preservation 3 Why are we here?
Focus on contributing input for the State Historic Preservation Plan All other topics may be discussed after the formal presentation Allow time for everyone to participate May require limiting the contributions of some individuals to allow time for everyone Role of the facilitators Keep the conversation focused on the plan Allow participants equal time throughout the evening including breakout sessions 4 Meeting Guidelines
National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 Focus local, state & national efforts on a goal to preserve the historic fabric of the nation A State Historic Preservation Officer in every state. This includes districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects The National Register of Historic Places 5 History
State Historic Preservation Division oversight To be successful must have the cooperation & support of Other State Departments County Government Community groups Non-profits Native Hawaiian Organizations Private landowners 6 Whose plan?
March - April 2012 Set up Project Advisory Committee for the Plan Website Meeting arrangements Survey May 2012 Community Input E-surveys Community Meetings Executive Interviews June – August 2012 First & Second Draft Develop first draft of the plan Community review in August Submit second draft to NPS & SHPD September – October 2012 Submit final report Receive feedback and update draft Format, add pictures & design Submit final report 7 The Planning Process
Indicators of Where Historic Preservation is in the State today? 8
9 Approximate number of sites on the National Register of Historic Places and Hawaii Register of Historic Places
Historic Districts – 8 Military sites – 20 Archaeological sites – 17 Heiau - 14 Churches or Missions – 12 Hawaiian Royalty Sites - 10 Residences Types of Oahu sites on the Hawaii & National Registers of Historic Places
11 Statewide Priorities for type of resources to preserve Weighted Priority Ranking - Preliminary Data
1.Identify more sites eligible for the Registers 2.Add more sites to the Registers 3.Better protection of existing sites - enforcement 4.Encourage private owners to preserve historic sites/buildings 5.Other 12 What needs to be done to preserve & protect historic sites & resources? 01:00
1.Educate community about history of the island 2.Build capacity & knowledge of grassroots preservation organizations 3.Educate community about benefits of HP 4.Easier access to HP rules & regulations 5.Other 13 What should be done to increase support of historic preservation in your community? 01:00
Are there sites on Oahu that you feel should be protected or that are being threatened? What is currently being done in your community to support historic preservation of these sites or others? What more do you feel should be done? What should be the priorities for the State Historic Preservation Plan? What can the residents of Oahu do? 14 Next Step – Discuss the Following: