Lani Lapilio


Lani Ma’a Lapilio is an attorney and the owner/principal of Aukahi, a cultural resource consulting firm.  Her work involves advising and assisting individuals, native Hawaiian organizations, businesses and government agencies on issues relating to historic preservation advocacy and compliance.  The majority of her work is serving as a liaison (for project proponents) to consult and work with lineal and cultural descendants (and other cultural stakeholders) in the protection and management of their ancestral burials that are discovered in the course of ground disturbance for large projects.

Aukahi is responsible for coordinating consultation efforts and assuring compliance with Federal and State historic preservation and environmental regulatory programs, including Section 106 preparation of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) under the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), consultation under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and chapter 6E, state historic preservation law and administrative rules (burial laws)

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