US Army Corps of Engineers
Honolulu District

Congratulations to Thomas Crump, who was presented the Bronze Order of the de Fleury Medal, one of the highest honors for those who support the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Army Engineer Regiment, Sept. 25, 2019 by Honolulu District Commander Lt. Col. Kathryn Sanborn for his 40 years of service to USACE. Crump, who retired from federal service Sept. 30, served in various positions within USACE beginning in 1979 as a GS-5 at St. Louis District, before moving on to serve in the civil and public works branch at St. Paul District, and most recently as Honolulu District's Chief of the Military Programs branch, Programs and Project Management.
Honolulu District Dive Coordinator Mike Woundy and the USACE Forward Response Technical Dive Team members executed above and below water inspections Aug. 13-26 at U.S. Army Garrison - Kwajalein Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands with mission evolution's on South Pacific islands for the Army Transportation Infrastructure Inspection Program of waterfront structures like piers, seawalls, and wharf's.
Honolulu District’s Regional Engineering Center (REC) employees were presented with One-Star letters by Pacific Ocean Division Commander Brig. Gen. Thomas Tickner during a ceremony held Sept. 5 at District headquarters. Tickner told the group that he was "exceptionally proud of their level of professionalism and tireless work on a greatly accelerated timeline" in preparing designs for the Aircraft Maintenance Hanger.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Honolulu District (USACE) civil works branch teamed with the USACE Committee on River Engineering (CRE) July 19 to Aug. 2 to revisit two civil works project actions and evaluated the potential for future repairs during the 85th meeting of the USACE CRE.
Honolulu District Special Emphasis Program Women’s Equality Event was honored to have Dr. Christine Altendorf Director of Pacific Region, U.S. Army Installation Management Command as a special guest speaker Aug. 22, 2019. As Director of IMCOM-Pacific, she is responsible for installation management activities in the Pacific Directorate (Alaska, Hawaii, Japan, Korea and Kwajalein Atoll). Dr. Altendorf manages a regional staff that provides oversight of multi-million dollar base operation programs in 12 Garrisons located in four countries encompassing 12 time zones.
Honolulu District Commander Lt. Col. Kathryn Sanborn and the Pacific Ocean Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Command Sgt. Maj Patrickson Toussaint joined about 80 volunteers Sept. 21, 2019, from Honolulu District USACE, POD, Tripler Army Medical Center, Punahou School, AECOM, family members, and friends during the annual National Public Lands Day beach cleanup. Coordinated by Honolulu District Park Rangers Angela Jones and Stephen Lawlor, NPLD is a day in which local, state, federal and other agencies and organizations come together to learn about, serve and play on public lands.
Jessica Brunty Honolulu District USACE a discussion with Honolulu District USACE Jordan Nakagawa and Jessie Paahana during a Maui watershed site visit.
During a joint meeting Jessica Brunty Honolulu District USACE leads the ‘Īao Stream Flood Control Project discussion with the USACE committee and County of Maui’s Department of Public Works.{DPW)river restoration. After being requested by Honolulu District the committee serves as a consultant and help develop plans solutions or identify appropriate expertise to perform necessary investigations in areas of river engineering and restoration, watershed and riverine sedimentation; river mechanics and river restoration

Public Notices

Public Notice POH-2019-00049

10/2/2019
Interested parties are hereby notified that an application has been received for a Department of the Army (DA) permit for certain work in waters of the United States as described below and shown on the enclosed drawings. The Association of Unit Owners Kauai Kailani is proposing to protect and add sand to (nourish) the shoreline at Kauai Kailani beach, including construction of an 80-foot long sandbag groin, and dredging (for the beach nourishment) in the lower section of the Waipouli Drainage Canal, and, following the initial nourishment, periodic beach nourishment over the next ten years. The project is proposed to take place in the Waipouli Drainage Canal at 22.0592861, -159.3195472, and on the shoreline along the Kauai Kailani property at 22.061656, -159. 318522 at TMK (4)4-3-009:041 at 4-856 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, Island of Kauai, Hawaii. The purpose of the project is to protect the Kauai Kailani Condominiums property by stabilizing the bank and providing shoreline erosion protection.

DFM is proposing stream maintenance

2/13/2019
Interested parties are hereby notified that an application has been received for a Department of the Army (DA) permit for project POH-2017-00198 for stream clearing maintenance dredging with heavy equipment in 16 stream mouths and 63 mauka streams in 79 locations on Oahu, temporarily disturbing a total of ~150,900 linear feet of stream over the next five years as described in and shown on the drawings in the attached public notice.

Public Notice POH-2018-00220

1/11/2019
Interested parties are hereby notified that an application has been received for a Department of the Army (DA) permit for certain work in waters of the United States as described below and shown on the attached drawings. The State of Hawaii, Department of Land and Natural Resources proposes to discharge dredged and fill material into waters of the United States (U.S.) to construct a 95-foot-long groin and nourish a portion of Kuhio Beach between two existing groins with sand borrowed from the Kuhio Beach Diamond Head basin for beach erosion control. The applicant estimates a total of 490 cy of fill material would be discharged below the high tide line into Mamala Bay (Pacific Ocean) at the boundary where the Kuhio Beach Park and Royal Hawaiian Beach sectors interface. The proposed activities would result in 0.16-acre of permanent impacts to waters of the U.S. and 0.13-acre temporary impacts to waters of the U.S.

MODIFICATION OF REGIONAL CONDITION 3 (ACREAGE LIMITATION)

12/17/2018
The 2017 Nationwide Permit (NWP) Regional Conditions for the Honolulu District were approved by the Pacific Ocean Division Commander on March 10, 2017 and went into effect on March 19, 2017. On July 26, 2018, the District issued a Special Public Notice soliciting comments on a proposed modification to regional condition 3 – Acreage Limitation. The proposed modification to Regional Condition 3 was approved by the Pacific Ocean Division Commander on December 10, 2018. Regional

News Releases

Employee Spotlight: Christina Lara
10/10/2019
Employee Spotlight: Christina Lara, Honolulu District Paralegal Specialist...
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proceeding with design modifications to Ala Wai system
9/27/2019
FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii (Sept. 27, 2019) -- Over the past year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has been updating data and engaging in the community to gather feedback as part of the Corps...
District collaboration with USACE Committee on River Engineering benefits local projects
9/12/2019
MAUI, HAWAII— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Honolulu District (USACE) civil works branch teamed with the USACE Committee on River Engineering (CRE) July 19 to Aug. 2 to revisit two civil works...
Honolulu District awards $14.2M contract for repairs to training complex at PTA
9/11/2019
FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii (Sept. 9, 2019) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Honolulu District awarded a $14.2 million firm-fixed-price contract for the construction of an Operational Readiness Training...
Pacific Regional Visitor Center hosting National Public Lands Day beach cleanup Sept. 21
9/11/2019
FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii (Sept. 9, 2019) -- The Honolulu District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Pacific Regional Visitor Center (RVC) at Battery Randolph on Fort DeRussy invites the public to join...
Employee Spotlight: Michael Woundy
8/30/2019
What is your name?Michael WoundyWhat is your official title?Senior Construction Control representative and District Dive Coordinator...
Honolulu District awards $139.1 million contract repairing BAAF
8/30/2019
FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii- The Honolulu District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded Parsons Government Services Inc a $139.1 million contract for the base items Aug. 28, 2019 repairing Bucholz Army...
Hands-on install powers 249th Engineers training with USACE
8/5/2019
FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii - Under a scorching sun a Soldiers meticulously checks his tools. An arm's length away is a boisterous generator that interrupts the sound of black tar gravel crunching beneath...
Honolulu District USACE direct hiring 80 vacancies at career expo
7/27/2019
FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii (July 24, 2019) – Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District are looking to fill open positions during the Star Advertiser Career Expo July 31, 2019,...
Small Business is big business for Honolulu District USACE
7/8/2019
HONOLULU, Hawaii— The Honolulu District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Small Business Office (SBO) was one of several government agencies looking to discuss contracting opportunities to small businesses...

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