News Releases

Archive: 2014
  • Honolulu District Continues Support to Army, Pacific Region in 2014

    During 2014 highly motivated U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Honolulu District staff supported military construction at Hawaii Army posts with the District completing 16 projects including three unaccompanied enlisted personnel housing units – one each at Schofield Barracks, Helemano Military Reservation, and Tripler Army Medical Center - and the Warriors in Transition Barracks and Complex at Schofield. Lt. Col. Christopher W. Crary became the 69th commander of the District.
  • This week in history: Army Engineers fought and lived through the attack on Pearl Harbor

    Seven December 1941 was the opening scene of World War II, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was there. At 7:55 a.m., two waves of Japanese warplanes from a naval task force about 250 miles north of Hawaii appeared over Oahu. Some headed for American warships at Pearl Harbor and the planes on the ground at nearby Hickam Field; others hit Schofield Barracks, Wheeler Field, and Bellows Field. The Corps of Engineers in Hawaii consisted of Soldier-engineers in the Army's Hawaiian Department, and the Corps' Honolulu Engineer District, then part of the South Pacific Division.
  • Honolulu District Awards $315.1Million in FY14 Contracts in Hawaii, Pacific Region

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District recently completed a very successful Fiscal Year 2014 (FY14) during which 569 contract actions were awarded totaling $315,114,308.00
  • Corps of Engineers, Community Clean-up Fort DeRussy for National Public Lands Day

    More than 40 volunteers picked up trash at Fort DeRussy in Waikiki in honor of National Public Lands Day and International Coastal Cleanup Day on Sept. 20. The Corps of Engineers’ Regional Visitor Center (RVC) coordinated the event which was supported by Corps employees, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, and Punahou Junior ROTC cadets.
  • Cadet District Engineer Program Offers Hands-On USACE Experience

    The Honolulu District hosted two U.S. Army cadets this summer as part of the Cadet District Engineer Program (CDEP). This program allows West Point and ROTC Cadets an opportunity to gain first-hand construction and engineering experience with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).
  • Honolulu District Partners with USCG, FEMA, and Hawaii Civil Defense in Response to Hurricane Iselle

    In response to Hurricane Iselle, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District fielded multiple assets to assist the U.S. Coast Guard, Hawaii State Civil Defense, FEMA, and other federal, state, and local agencies. The Honolulu District, working with our local and federal partners, jointly conducted an underwater survey in Hilo Harbor on Aug. 8, and ensured there were no channel obstructions.
  • Lt. Col. Christopher W. Crary Becomes 69th Honolulu District Commander

    Lt. Col. Christopher Crary became the 69th commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District in a military ceremony held on Fort Shafter, Hawaii's Palm Circle parade field. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pacific Ocean Division Commander Maj. Gen. Richard L. Stevens hosted the ceremony during which outgoing commander Lt. Col. Thomas D. Asbery and incoming commander Lt. Col. Crary passed the ceremonial flag symbolizing the official change of command.
  • Army Corps, Sumo-Nan, Inc. Reopen Renovated UEPH for Tripler Troop Command Soldiers

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, Tripler Army Medical Center and contractor Sumo-Nan, Inc. officials opened a renovated Unaccompanied Enlisted Personnel Housing (UEPH/Building 104) May 30 during a blessing and maile lei untying ceremony. The upgraded UEPH will house Companies A, B and D of the Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) Troop Command.
  • Honolulu District Celebrates 109th Anniversary of Founding and Unveils New District Coin with Hike to Makapu’u Lighthouse

    Led by Honolulu District Commander, Lt. Col. Thomas D. Asbery, over 30 District teammates and their friends and partners hiked to Makapu’u Lighthouse at sunrise on April 14 to celebrate the 109th anniversary of the District’s founding.
  • Corps of Engineers Partners with Punahou JROTC to Clean Up Waikiki Beach as Part of Earth Month 2014

    Volunteers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnered with Junior ROTC cadets to clean up Waikiki Beach April 5 as part of Earth Month 2014.