News Releases

  • USACE Transfers Lahaina Temporary Elementary School to Hawaii State Department of Education

    Lahaina, HI - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is pleased to announce the successful installation and turnover of the temporary King Kamehameha III Elementary School in Lahaina to the Hawai‘i State Department of Education Feb. 27. In collaboration with FEMA and the State of Hawai‘i, USACE embarked on a mission to design and oversee the installation
  • USACE officially begins Lahaina wildfire debris removal

    HONOLULU — In Lahaina, Maui, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officially began the process Wednesday of transporting wildfire debris from residential properties to a Temporary Debris Storage site in West Maui.Native Hawaiian cultural advisors based in Maui are working alongside debris removal teams, taking the lead in efforts to protect the
  • Army Corps achieves response complete at Sector 15

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has reached a significant milestone in the Waikoloa Maneuver Area with the signing of the final Record of Decision for Munitions Response Site Sector 15, or Pu‘ukapu, and the selected decision that No Further Action is needed at the site to protect human health and the environment.   The ROD and NFA actions mark the
  • USACE making steady progress with temporary school in Lahaina

    LAHAINA, Hawai‘i -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is progressing with the construction of the temporary elementary school campus in Lahaina. Crews have completed clearing and grading the site. Modular units for the first classroom were placed Dec. 5 with more modular units arriving from Oahu, Washington and California. The notice to proceed was
  • USACE, City and County of Honolulu invite public comment on Ala Wai Flood Risk Management Study, SEIS

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District, in partnership with the City and County of Honolulu are announcing the release of the Ala Wai Flood Risk Management draft General Reevaluation Report and Integrated Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for review and 45-day public comment period.Read the full announcement hereFact sheet
  • USACE receives temporary housing mission from FEMA

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers received a $1.9 million Federal Emergency Management Agency mission assignment Oct. 28 to provide conceptual design for temporary housing sites. Upon design approval, USACE will prepare the sites for FEMA to install the units. The units will temporarily house those affected by the Aug. 8 wildfires that destroyed
  • USACE awards $53.7 million contract to Pono Aina Management for temporary elementary school construction

    HONOLULU — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $53.7 million base contract Nov. 4, to Pono Aina Management, LLC, an 8(a) Native Hawaiian Organization, based out of Waianae, Hawai'i, to construct a temporary elementary school campus in Lahaina. The temporary school will accommodate those students displaced from the King Kamehameha III
  • USACE hosts public meetings for WMA Program munition response sites Sector 16 and 17

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, responsible for managing restoration efforts at the Former Waikoloa Maneuver Area, South Kohala, Island of Hawaii, is holding two public meetings Wednesday, Oct. 25 to present the remedial investigation plans for Munitions Response Sites Sector 16 and Sector 17.The full announcement is available here.
  • WMA Restoration Advisory Board meeting scheduled Oct. 24

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers managing restoration efforts at the Former Waikoloa Maneuver Area (WMA), South Kohala, Island of Hawaii, will provide a status update regarding ongoing environmental investigations and restoration activities at the next Restoration Advisory Board meeting, or RAB:Tuesday, Oct. 24, 5-6:30 p.m.DHHL Kuhio Hale(64-756
  • USACE awards $52.5 million site assessment, debris removal contract to Dawson Solutions

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $52.5 million contract Oct. 16 for Hazardous Site Assessments for Household Material and Bulk Asbestos Removal in Lahaina and Kula/Olinda to Dawson Solutions, LLC, a Native Hawaiian Organization 8(a) contractor. The performance period for this Phase 2 private property debris removal contract is three