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  • Army Corps, Community Clean-up Fort DeRussy Beach and Park for National Public Lands Day

    More than 80 volunteers scoured Fort DeRussy park and beach berm Sept. 9, picking up trash and clearing debris as part of this year's National Public Lands Day celebrations.
  • Army Corps of Engineers, Local Volunteers Clean Fort DeRussy Beach Area for Earth Month 2017

    Volunteers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers joined forces with local JROTC students and others to clean up the Fort DeRussy area beach and beach berm April 29 as part of Earth Month 2017.
  • Honolulu District Celebrates 112th Birthday With Pre-Dawn Hike to Makapu`u Lighthouse

    Led by Honolulu District Commander Lt. Col. James Hoyman and former Honolulu District Commander Lt. Col. Christopher Crary, more than 16 District teammates and their friends braved blustery rain storm conditions on a pre-dawn hike to view the Makapu`u Lighthouse April 21 in celebration of the 112th anniversary of the District’s founding.
  • Honolulu District Awards $220.4 Million in FY16 Contracts in Hawaii, Pacific Region

    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.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Partners with Local Community to Clean Up Fort DeRussy for 2016 National Public Lands Day

    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.
  • Cayetano Named Deputy District Engineer for Programs and Project Management at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District

    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.
  • Lt. Col. Hoyman Becomes 70th Honolulu District Commander

    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.
  • USACE Celebrates Progress of New CAB Barracks with Partners

    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.
  • 249th Engineer Battalion Substation Maintenance Keeps HMR Electrified

    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.
  • Corps’ Essayons Keeps Hawaii Shipping Moving

    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.