Expiration date: 2/17/2014
Interested parties are hereby notified that an application has been received for a Department of the Army (DA) permit for certain work in waters of the United States as described below and shown on the attached drawings. The State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation DOBOR proposes to reconfigure the existing layout of offshore mooring sites within Keauhou Bay, Kona, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii. DOBOR proposes to remove the existing 9 mooring sites/structures, replace all of the existing mooring structures and add 7 new moorings sites using a standardized mooring design. The proposed mooring layout would provide mooring for 16 vessels. The purpose of the proposed action is to maximize the efficient use of mooring space, improve mooring holding strength as well as improve accessibility for both recreational and commercial boaters within the bay.