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  • Honolulu District Ohana Celebrates 111th Anniversary of Founding With Sunrise Hike to Makapu'u Lighthouse

    Led by Honolulu District Commander Lt. Col. Christopher Crary, District Deputy Commander Maj. Brennan Wallace, and Pacific Ocean Division Command Sgt. Maj. Yolanda Tate, more than 25 District teammates, friends and families and Pacific Ocean Division employees, hiked to Oahu's Makapu'u Lighthouse to view the sunrise on April 15 in celebration of the 111th anniversary of the District’s founding. The Corps’ history in Hawaii and the Pacific began in 1905 when Lt. John Slattery became the District’s first commander. His original mission was to construct lighthouses for navigation, like Makapu’u.
  • Corps of Engineers Partners with Punahou JROTC to Clean Up Fort DeRussy Beach Area for Earth Month 2016

    More than 50 volunteers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnered with local JROTC students and others to clean up Fort DeRussy beach and berm April 2 as part of Earth Month 2016.
  • Corps Continues Work on USARPAC Mission Command Facility

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District recently finished the first of three contracts of the U.S. Army Pacific’s Mission Command Facility (MCF) at Fort Shafter with the successful completion of a central utilities plant, switch building, communications hub, and arrival building. The contractor for the first contract was Niking Corporation.
  • Honolulu District Engineers Participate in 2016 National Engineers Week Activities

    More than 200 engineers and friends of the 17 organizations within the Hawaii Council of Engineering Societies plus invited local VIPs and dignitaries and engineers from the Honolulu District are expected to gather at the Hale Koa's Banyan Tree Showroom Feb. 23 for a luncheon to kick off Engineers Week 2016, which runs Feb. 21-27.
  • Corps Teams with Army Divers to Conduct Structural Study of Historic Seaplane Ramps at Marine Corps Base Hawaii

    The U.S. Army’s 7th Dive Detachment just completed a dive survey for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District in support of a Navy Dept. financed structural study of the historic Seaplane Ramps at Marine Corps Base Hawaii (MCBH) on Kaneohe Bay.
  • Honolulu District Awards $146 Million in FY15 Contracts in Hawaii, Pacific Region

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District recently completed a very successful Fiscal Year 2015 (FY15) during which 534 contract actions were awarded totaling $146,692,463.
  • Corps Cleans Up Fort DeRussy for National Public Lands Day 2015

    More than 50 volunteers picked up trash at Fort DeRussy in Waikiki in honor of National Public Lands Day Sept. 19. 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, and Punahou Junior ROTC cadets.
  • Army Corps, 29th BEB Hold Ribbon Cutting for South Range Road Project

    Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, Directorate of Public Works, 29th Brigade Engineer Battalion (29th BEB) and Military Police units gathered Sept. 15 to hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Schofield’s new South Range Road Project area. The 101-acre complex built by contractor Joint Venture Dck-ECC Pacific LLC and managed by the Honolulu District, features 22 new buildings, five miles of roadway, a one million gallon water storage tank, and is the new home for the 29th BEB, the 249th Engineer Battalion Prime Power "A" Company, the 19th Military Police Battalion (CID), and the 500th Military Intelligence Brigade.
  • Delta Company Linemen Power Restoration of Electricity on Saipan

    Delta Company of the 249th Engineer Battalion (Prime Power) deployed to Saipan in August and provided much-needed power line restoration support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) authority missions in response to Typhoon Soudelor. Typhoon Soudelor struck Saipan Aug. 2-3 with estimated 120-mph gusts, heavy rains, and lightning, leaving the island's 50,000 residents and tourists without water or power.
  • USACE Deploys to Support Typhoon Soudelor Relief Efforts

    In support of the Governor, local responders and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) personnel deployed in early August to support recovery efforts in the aftermath of Typhoon Soudelor in the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas (CNMI).