WAIANAE, Hawaii - The State Historic Preservation Division (SHPD) and the U.S. Army are coordinating the immediate care of human remains found at Poka'i Bay on Monday, according to the Department of Land and Natural Resources.

The remains were discovered by beachgoers in the area and reported to military police at the Pilila'au Army Recreation Center and to Honolulu police.

A DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) officer responded and, with advice from a SHPD burial sites program specialist, arranged the collection of the remains.  The specialist decribed the remains as "ancient."  SHPD and the Army are determining the shoreline jurisdiction.