Army seeks comment on Makua cultural site preservation list

Updated at 12:56 p.m., Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Army seeks comment on Makua cultural site preservation list

Advertiser Staff

The Army today announced the release of its recommended high priority cultural site list for unexploded ordnance clearance at Makua Military Reservation.

The list was drafted in response to public comments received during a 30-day period from Feb. 26 through March 28, which included a community meeting March 9.

A second public meeting to take additional comments will be announced later.

Copies of the list are available at the Hawaii State Library, 478 South King Street, Honolulu; Waianae Public Library, 85-625 Farrington Highway, Waianae; and the Kapolei Public Library, 1020 Manawai Street, Kapolei.

The site list can also be accessed online for reading or download at:

Issuance of this list starts a 30-day comment period in which the public is invited to provide written responses.

Public comments may be submitted on or before May 28, 2009, by e-mail to, and by fax to (808) 656-1039.

The public may also submit comments via mail to: U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division, Attn: Cultural Site List Comments, 947 Wright Avenue, Wheeler Army Airfield, Schofield Barracks, HI 96857-5013

For further information, please contact the Environmental Division, at 656-6821.


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