Sara Blahut, M.A.

Project Director / Principal Investigator / Osteologist

Ms. Blahut has been with CSH since 2016. She has a M.A. in Anthropology with a focus in Biological Anthropology from New Mexico State University where she also completed a Graduate Certificate in Cultural Resource Management. Additionally, she has earned a Certificate in Applied Forensic Anthropology from the University of Hawaii West Oahu and completed a yearlong internship with the former Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command – Central Identification Laboratory. Ms. Blahut provides experience in all aspects of archaeological fieldwork including archaeological inventory surveys, data recovery, monitoring, and both human and faunal osteological analysis. She is proficient in federal historic preservation regulations including NHPA Section 106 and NAGPRA, and Hawai‘i’s §6E historic preservation compliance process and has authored and supervised numerous State of Hawai‘i accepted historic preservation documents.