In 2000, one of the most enduring and long term efforts of the foundation was the acquisition of a 29 year lease on 3/4 acre beach property located at the south shore of Kealakekua Bay in south Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii. Kapahukapu, as it has been known for many centuries, is a former site of an ancient village and was traditionally known as a place of healing. Kealakekua Bay has been designated a national reserve for the protection of dolphins as well as many varieties of sea life and fauna.
The Bill Healy Foundation is acting as along term patron and manager of Kapahukapu, maintaining the property for community use and serving as an example of positive land and community stewardship.
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