News Releases

  • Test blast to happen this afternoon at the Kilohana temporary housing site

    KIHEI, Hawai‘i – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractors are planning to do a test blast this afternoon, May 16, approximately 1-3 p.m. weather permitting, at the Kilohana temporary housing site.Kilohana is a 34-acre site is located off of a cane haul road near Wahikuli Road in Lahaina. USACE is grading the land, installing utilities
  • Blasting and drilling to begin soon at the Kilohana temporary housing site

    KIHEI, Hawai‘i – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractors will begin heavy construction at the Kilohana temporary housing site later this week.   Kilohana is a 34-acre site is located off of a cane haul road near Wahikuli Road in Lahaina. USACE is grading the land, installing utilities and preparing the site for 169 temporary housing
  • WMA Restoration Advisory Board meeting scheduled May 22

    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:Wednesday, May 22, 5-6:30 p.m.Waikoloa Village
  • Corps of Engineers provides Maui wildfires recovery update

    Kihei, Hawaiʻi – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues its progress in support of the Maui wildfires recovery effort.There are currently about 100 USACE employees in Maui supporting a variety of missions including debris removal, temporary housing and a critical public facilities mission that supported the construction of the temporary King
  • USACE, EPA, partners working to address water quality concerns at King Kamehameha III Elementary School

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, along with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and state and county officials are actively working to address water quality concerns raised at the King Kamehameha III Elementary School in Lahaina, Hawai'i, on Friday, April 5.  Officials are collaborating to identify and
  • Army Corps invites public to attend Area 101 Right of Entry event in Yigo

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District is scheduled to host an informational Right of Entry event April 16 and 17 in Yigo, Guam, to answer questions about the Right of Entry form needed to support the remediation of the Area 101 Formerly Used Defense Site.The Area 101 Formerly Used Defense Site is in the Municipality of Yigo, and
  • 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