MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII (Jan. 26, 2016) -- Divers from the  U.S. Army’s 7th Dive Detachment ready their dive gear and rib boat before heading out into the waters of Kaneohe Bay to conduct a dive survey for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District in support of a Navy Dept. financed structural study of the historic Seaplane Ramps at Marine Corps Base Hawaii (MCBH) on Kaneohe Bay. The study, being conducted in-house by the District, provided an opportunity for the Corps to partner with the Army’s 7th Dive Detachment, 65th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, which conducted the two day underwater site survey this week.
Corps Teams with Army Divers to Conduct Structural Study of Historic Seaplane Ramps at Marine Corps Base Hawaii
Divers from the U.S. Army’s 7th Dive Detachment ready their dive gear and boat before conducting a dive survey for Honolulu District in support of a Navy Dept. financed structural study of the historic Seaplane Ramps at Marine Corps Base Hawaii.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District recently completed a very successful Fiscal Year 2015 (FY15) during which 534 contract actions were awarded totaling $146,692,463.
Honolulu District Awards $146 Million in FY15 Contracts in Hawaii, Pacific Region
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District recently completed a very successful Fiscal Year 2015 (FY15) during which 534 contract actions were awarded totaling $146,692,463.
More than 50 volunteers picked up trash at Fort DeRussy in Waikiki in honor of National Public Lands Day Sept. 19. The Corps of Engineers’ Regional Visitor Center (RVC) coordinated the event which was supported by Corps employees, U.S. Army Transporters from the 545th Transportation Company, and Punahou Junior ROTC cadets. Also participating were Pacific Ocean Division Commander, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey L. Milhorn and POD Command Sgt. Major Federico E. Boyce, and Honolulu District Commander Lt. Col. Chris and Mrs. Maria Crary and District Deputy Commander Maj. Brennan V. Wallace. About 35 cadets led by Punahou JROTC Commander Lt. Col. Robert Takao concentrated their efforts on cleaning up the beach berm behind historic Battery Randolph. National Public Lands Day is the largest single-day volunteer effort for public lands in the U.S. It began in 1994 and focuses on education and partnerships to care for the nation’s natural treasures.
Corps of Engineers Cleans Up Fort DeRussy for National Public Lands Day 2015
More than 50 volunteers picked up trash at Fort DeRussy in Waikiki in honor of National Public Lands Day Sept. 19.
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey L. Milhorn, Commander Pacific Ocean Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, (center) is assisted in the traditional maile lei untying and ribbon-cutting ceremony  by Lt. Col. Christopher W. Crary, Commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Honolulu District (third from left,) Mr. Len Housley, Deputy Commander U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (fourth from left),  Mrs. Sally Pfenning, Director, Directorate of Public Works, USAG-HI (fifth from left), Lt. Col. Michael Binetti, Commander, 29th Brigade Engineer Battalion (fourth from right),  Maj. Chris Izquierdo, Executive Officer, 19th Military Police (CID) Battlion (third from right), and Capt. Michael Simmons, Commander, A Company, 249th Engineer Battalion (Prime Power) (second from right). The Rev. Sherman Thompson (left) led the Hawaiian blessing and maile lei ribbon untying cutting ceremony.
Army Corps, 29th BEB Hold Ribbon Cutting for South Range Road Project
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey L. Milhorn, Commander Pacific Ocean Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, (center) commences the traditional maile lei untying and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new South Range Road Project, which was led by he Rev. Sherman Thompson (left).
Delta Company's Cpl. David Schmidt repairs an electric powerline that powers water wells in the Gualo Rai area of Saipan.
Delta Company Linemen Power Restoration of Electricity on Saipan
Delta Company's Cpl. David Schmidt repairs an electric powerline that powers water wells in the Gualo Rai area of Saipan.
A Soldier from the U.S. Army’s 249th Engineer Battalion, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, installs a generator to power water pumps in Saipan as part of the federal response to Typhoon Soudelor. The 249th Engineer Battalion, contractors, and commonwealth and local entities are assessing, installing, and maintaining emergency generators at critical facilities, especially at wells to ensure that residents of Saipan get a much needed supply of drinking water. The 249th , along with a Power Planning Response Team from the Corps’ Honolulu District, is on the ground now, making a huge difference, and includes specialists for contracting, liaisons, mission management, data management, logistics, and quality assurance. One Team – Building Strong®!
USACE Deploys to Support Typhoon Soudelor Relief Efforts
A Soldier from the U.S. Army’s 249th Engineer Battalion, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, installs a generator to power water pumps in Saipan as part of the federal response to Typhoon Soudelor.
Cadet Calvin Kiesewetter (right) asks Army Corps of Engineers Construction Control Representative Joe Tribbey a question about the location of construction equipment at the Corps’ Quad B renovation project site.
Cadet District Engineer Training Offers Summer USACE Experience
Cadet Calvin Kiesewetter (right) asks Army Corps of Engineers Construction Control Representative Joe Tribbey a question about the location of construction equipment at the Corps’ Quad B renovation project site.
Honolulu District's Steve Yamamoto shows U.S. Army Pacific Commander Gen. Vincent K. Brooks World War II graffiti painted on a pillar in the basement of Fort Shafter's Bldg. 112 . Building T-112, built in 1907 and also known as Dunning Hall, is an important structure that is a key part of the Palm Circle National Historic Landmark District.
USARPAC Commanding General Tours Historic Bldg. T-112
Honolulu District Supervisory Engineer Steve Yamamoto shows U.S. Army Pacific Commander Gen. Vincent K. Brooks World War II graffiti painted on a pillar in the basement of Fort Shafter's Bldg. T-112 . Building T-112, built in 1907 and also known as Dunning Hall, is an important structure that is a key part of the Palm Circle National Historic Landmark District.

Public Notices

POH-NWP-401WQC

10/2/2015
Interested parties are hereby notified that the Honolulu District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) has received, from the State of Hawaii, a conditional Water Quality Certification for seven of the most commonly used nationwide permits (NWPs) in Hawaii: NWP 3 – Maintenance; NWP 5 – Scientific Measurement Devices; NWP 6 – Survey Activities; NWP 12 – Utility Line Activities; NWP 13 – Bank Stabilization; NWP 14 – Linear Transportation Projects; and NWP 33 - Temporary Construction, Access, and Dewatering. This notice also provides guidance to Prospective Permittees concerning the process for verification of these nationwide permits as affected by this Water Quality Certification.

POH-2013-120

9/22/2015
Interested parties are hereby notified that an application has been received for a Department of the Army permit for certain work in waters of the United States as described below and shown on the attached drawings.The proposed project is located within the Pacific Ocean at Faleasao Harbor, Ta’u Island, American Samoa.

POH-2012-00081

5/28/2015
Interested parties are hereby notified that an application has been received for a Department of the Army (DA) permit for authorization from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District, Regulatory Office for certain activities in waters of the United States as described below and shown on the attached drawings. The proposed dredging project is located at Piers 40 to 45 in Honolulu Harbor, Honolulu, Oahu Island, Hawaii. Tax map keys (TMKs) (1) 1-2-025: 009, 011, 012, 016, 017, 040, 071, 076; TMK (1) 1-5-032, 002 and 043; and TMK (1) 1-5-041: 111 and 296).

POH-2014-00209

2/9/2015
Interested parties are hereby notified that a Department of the Army permit application has been received for work in waters of the United States as described below and shown on the enclosed project drawings. The applicant’s stated purpose is to allow the current class of multi-purpose auxiliary support ships (T-AKE class) safe navigation to X-Ray Wharf, Naval Base Guam’s designated supply wharf, and to provide adequate berthing facilities that meet current design criteria.The Navy proposes to construct a new 35’ X 742’ (0.6 acre) closed cell sheet pile wharf with mooring and fendering systems seaward of the existing North Berth (Berth 1) of X-Ray Wharf. The area between the new sheet piling and the existing wharf face would be backfilled and capped with a concrete deck platform.

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