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Honolulu District Commander Lt. Col. Kathryn Sanborn, Deputy District Engineer for Programs and Project Management Steve Cayetano (first row right), Florence Ching, chief, Military Programs Branch, and Gary Shirakata, Kwajalein Program Manager, met with employees of Honolulu District's Kwajalein Resident Office. Their three-day trip to the Republic of Marshall Islands included meeting new leadership, engaging partners and personnel, as well as project site visits to Echo Pier, the Ronald Reagan Test Site (RTS), and several Army family housing units.
During a mini-town hall Dec. 2, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Command Sgt. Maj. Bradley Houston discussed forthcoming Revolutionize USACE initiatives with District personnel and later visited District MILCON project sites at Fort Shafter and Schofield Barracks. During the townhall Houston awarded his signature USACE CSM coin to seven District employees for their excellence in delivering the District mission.
Honolulu District project manager Gabriel El-Swaify accepts a command coin from South Pacific Division (SPD) Commander Brig. Gen. Kimberly Colloton last week for his excellence in managing 12 support contracts for SPD.
Tira Faiivae Honolulu District Budget, Manpower & Management Chief, Tira Faiivae and Budget Analyst Matthew Yoshioka volunteered with Habitat for Humanity Nov.16, 2019 to help build a home in Kapolei, Hawaii. Both Faiivae and Yoshioka volunteered with the Army Society of Military Comptrollers (ASMC-Aloha Chapter) a non-profit educational and professional organization for military and civilian, involved in the overall field of military. ASMC provides professional development and promotes ethical behavior in all aspects of defense financial management comptrollership.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Deputy Commanding General for Military and International Operations Maj. Gen. Anthony Funkhouser visited the Schofield Barracks Behavioral Health/Dental project site Dec. 5 where he listened to Project Engineer Dustin Timm give an overview of the two-phase project and later walked the project site with Timm, District Deputy Commander Lt. Col. Joshua Sturgill, Schofield Barracks Deputy Area Engineer Capt. Katay Phommathep, Project Engineer 1st Lt. Mariah Caid-Loos, Schofield Barracks Area Engineer Jean McAninch, Schofield Barracks Resident Engineer Kimberly Jyo, Construction Representative Kailani Vazquez, and contractor team leadership.

Public Notices

Clean Water Act Final Rule Repealing the 2015 Clean Water Rule

12/13/2019
The Environmental Protection Agency and Department of the Army signed a final rule to repeal the 2015 Clean Water Rule (2015 Rule) and re-codify the regulatory text defining "waters of the United States" that existed prior to the 2015 Rule. This action will become effective on December 23, 2019. This final rule will be implemented in accordance with Supreme Court decisions, agency guidance, and longstanding practice.

POH-2019-00194 Proposed beach nourishment at the Ala Moana Regional Park.

11/26/2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District (Corps), is in receipt of a Department of the Army permit application requesting authorization for the proposed nourishment of the shoreline at Ala Moana Regional Park at 21.290763, -157.852046, TMK (1)2-3-037:001 and 025, at 1201 Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu, with sand dredged from two offshore sand recovery sites, all in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Hawaii. This project has been assigned DA file number POH-2019-00194. Please reference this number in comments concerning this project. The comment period ends December 16, 2019.

City and Counbty of Honolulu DFM proposed 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.

News Releases

Honolulu District USACE to host Regulatory open house on Kauai
1/15/2020
The public is invited to an informal meeting on Kauai about the process for permitting projects in wetlands and other waters of the United States. Representatives from the Honolulu District U.S. Army...
Honolulu District Employee Spotlight: Raymond Theard
11/8/2019
Honolulu District Employee Spotlight: Raymond Theard...
Employee Spotlight: Jason Billings, HDR-H Branch Chief.
11/4/2019
Employee Spotlight: Jason Billings, Honolulu District Homeland Defense Radar Hawaii (HDR-H) Branch Chief....
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosting WMA RAB meeting
10/17/2019
By U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Honolulu District Public AffairsFORT SHAFTER, Hawaii (Oct. 15, 2019) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a Waikoloa Maneuver Area Restoration Advisory Board...
Honolulu District awards $407.2 million in FY19 contracts
10/17/2019
FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii (Oct. 16, 2019) – During Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu awarded 496 contract actions totaling $407.2 million including more than $140 million...
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...

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