The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District recently completed a very successful Fiscal Year 2016 (FY16) during which 520 contract actions were awarded totaling $220,443,332, including $127.2 million for small business. [Read More]
More than 65 volunteers picked up trash at Fort DeRussy in Waikiki in honor of National Public Lands Day on Sept. 17. The Corps of Engineers’ Pacific Regional Visitor Center (RVC) coordinated the event which was supported by Corps employees, U.S. Army Transporters from the 545th Transportation Company, Punahou Junior ROTC cadets, AECOM, and Mokulele Elementary School. [Read More]
Stephen Cayetano was recently named as Deputy District Engineer for Programs and Project Management and Chief, Programs and Project Management Division for the Honolulu District, filling a vacancy left by the retirement of Anthony J. Paresa in May 2016. Cayetano moved up from duties as the Honolulu District Deputy Chief for Programs and Project Management Division, a position he held since 2008. [Read More]
Lieutenant Colonel James D. Hoyman became the 70th commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District in a military ceremony held July 11 on Fort Shafter's Palm Circle parade field. Former U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pacific Ocean Division Commander Brig. Gen. Jeffrey L. Milhorn hosted the ceremony during which outgoing commander Lt. Col. Christopher W. Crary and incoming commander Lt. Col. Hoyman passed the ceremonial flag symbolizing the official change of command. During the ceremony, Hoyman and his family were presented with fresh flower leis, a Hawaiian symbol of welcome, with the Crary family also receiving leis as a tribute to their service.
A little over a year since a groundbreaking and site blessing, Wheeler Army Airfield’s newest barracks were celebrated with a topping-off ceremony, last Friday, after their roofs had been set in place. [Read More]
Soldiers of 1st Platoon, A Company, 249th Engineer Battalion (Prime Power), in support of U.S. Army Garrison- Hawaii Directorate of Public Works (DPW), conducted training and performed maintenance on the Helemano Military Reservation power substation May 23-25 and June 1 and 2. The 1st Platoon is one of four posted with its company headquarters in A Company, 249th Engineer Battalion (Prime Power), at Schofield's South Range area. The 249th Engineer Battalion (Prime Power) is a power generation battalion assigned to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that provides commercial-level power to military units and federal relief organizations during full-spectrum operations. [Read More]
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredge Essayons just finished vital maintenance dredging of the federal navigation channels in Honolulu, Barbers Point, Kahului, Hilo, and Nawiliwili commercial harbors. The last time the federal navigation channels in these harbors were dredged was in 1999. [Read More]
Led by Honolulu District Commander Lt. Col. Christopher Crary, District Deputy Commander Maj. Brennan Wallace, and Pacific Ocean Division Command Sgt. Maj. Yolanda Tate, more than 25 District teammates, friends and families and Pacific Ocean Division employees, hiked to Oahu's Makapu'u Lighthouse to view the sunrise on April 15 in celebration of the 111th anniversary of the District’s founding. The Corps’ history in Hawaii and the Pacific began in 1905 when Lt. John Slattery became the District’s first commander. His original mission was to construct lighthouses for navigation, like Makapu’u.
More than 50 volunteers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnered with local JROTC students and others to clean up Fort DeRussy beach and berm April 2 as part of Earth Month 2016. [Read More]
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District recently finished the first of three contracts of the U.S. Army Pacific’s Mission Command Facility (MCF) at Fort Shafter with the successful completion of a central utilities plant, switch building, communications hub, and arrival building. The contractor for the first contract was Niking Corporation. [Read More]