Army seeks review, comments on MMR archaeological survey

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Photo courtesy U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii Army Cultural Resources Program staff  look for the presence — or absence — of subsurface cultural artifacts.

Photo courtesy U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii
Army Cultural Resources Program staff look for the presence — or absence — of subsurface cultural artifacts.

U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii
Public Affairs

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — The Army is seeking public comments through Aug. 13 on an archaeological subsurface survey conducted at Makua Military Reservation.

The community can view or download the survey report online at www.garrison.hawaii.army.mil/makua. Click “2014 Archaeological Subsurface Survey” on the left side of the page.

The survey report is also available at the Kapolei, Wahiawa, Waialua and Waianae public libraries, under the title “Archaeological Subsurface Survey in Areas B through F at Mākua Military Reservation, Mākua Ahupua‘a Wai‘anae District, O‘ahu Island, Hawai‘i.”

In consideration of the environment, hard copies of the plan are available upon request.

Comments may be submitted via email to usaghi.pao.comrel@us.army.mil or via mail to this address:

 

U.S. Army Garrison–Hawaii, Environmental Division

Attn: Makua Archaeological Subsurface Survey – Public Comments

948 Santos Dumont Ave.

Schofield Barracks, HI 96857

 

Comments must be emailed to usaghi.pao.comrel@us.army.mil or postmarked no later than Aug. 13. Individuals who have questions about submitting comments can call (808) 656-3089.

The Army will also hold a public meeting on the Leeward Coast during the 60-day public comment period for those individuals who would like to comment in person. The date, time and location will be announced as soon as available.

The Army completed the archaeological subsurface survey in compliance with an order by the Federal District Court issued June 20, 2012.

For questions, call (808) 656-3089 or email usaghi.pao.comrel@us.army.mil.

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