Army Corps of Engineers hosting public meetings for WMA Program munition response sites
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, responsible for managing restoration efforts at the Former Waikoloa Maneuver Area in South Kohala on the Island of Hawai‘i, is holding two public meetings Oct. 25 to present the remedial investigation plans for Munitions Response Sites Sector 16 and Sector 17.
- Sector 17 A-F, Project 21: Oct. 25 at 10 a.m. at the Mauna Kea Resort, Kauna‘oa Ballroom (62-100 Kauna‘oa Drive, Kohala Coast, HI 96743) A virtual option is available.
- Sector 16 A-E, Project 20: Oct. 25 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Waimea Elementary School Cafeteria (67-1225 Hawaiʻi Belt Rd. Waimea, HI 96743) A virtual option is available.
During this phase of the CERCLA process, contracted field teams will be collecting data to
determine the nature and extent of munitions use. Activities will include vegetation
clearance to facilitate access and use of digital geophysical mapping and handheld metal
Hand digging of potential items may be necessary in some areas which may require resident evacuations. The Army Corps of Engineers and contract representatives will present details on
the remedial investigation schedule and methodology. Representatives from the Hawaiʻi Department of Health and the contractor will also be available to answer questions. The public is encouraged to attend in-person or online.
A link to the online meeting format and access instructions will be posted here:
To attend online: https://usace1.webex.com/meet/richard.h.tanaka
Select the “Join from your browser” or “Join as a guest”
To join by phone: +1 (844) 800-2712
Access Code: 199 957 0391 #
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