Tag: environment

Michael F. Wong named new chief, Environmental Branch

Michael F. Wong named new chief, Environmental Branch

| September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Michael F. Wong has been selected as Honolulu District’s new Chief, Environmental Branch, Programs and Project Management Division. Wong previously held the job of Chief, Civil Works Technical Branch in the Engineering and Construction Division at Honolulu District.

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U.S. Army, Nā Kama Kai partnership to support Keiki Aloha, Kai Aloha youth program

U.S. Army, Nā Kama Kai partnership to support Keiki Aloha, Kai Aloha youth program

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Nā Kama Kai will have a new home at Pōka‘i Bay, also known as Nene‘u, thanks to the U.S. Army Garrison, who oversees the Pilila‘au Army Recreation Center (PARC).

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Pentagon honors Secretary of Defense Environmental Award recipients – among them HIARNG

Pentagon honors Secretary of Defense Environmental Award recipients – among them HIARNG

| April 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Defense Department is honoring nine winners with the 2018 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards for exceptional environmental achievements and innovative, cost-effective environmental practices.

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HIARNG earns 2017 Army environmental award

HIARNG earns 2017 Army environmental award

| March 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Hawaii Army National Guard’s responsiblity stretches across several tropical island sites and encompasses 1,300 total acres. Some of these sites are home to rare, threatened and/or endangered ecosystems and species, making managing these areas an immense challenge.

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Army, community clean Mokuleia beach

Army, community clean Mokuleia beach

| September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

MOKULEIA —U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii Soldiers, with the help of volunteers from the local community, the World Surfing League and Wheeler Middle School, cleaned up Mokuleia Army Beach, here, on Sept. 16.

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Army, engineers, farmers celebrate water hui

Army, engineers, farmers celebrate water hui

| July 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Distinguished guests from the Army, the state and more gathered at Sugarland Farms for a blessing of the R-1 Agriculture Project, July 21.

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Army’s heavy lifting helps protect endangered snails

Army’s heavy lifting helps protect endangered snails

| March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

On a clear morning, here, thousands of feet above Schofield Barracks, a pair of conservationists from the Oahu Army Natural Resources Program scanned the sky, waiting for the approach of a Black Hawk helicopter scheduled to sling load supplies for an enclosure that will protect a population of endangered Oahu tree snails.

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Army announces annual environmental award winners

Army announces annual environmental award winners

| March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Army recently announced the winners of the Fiscal Year 2016 Secretary of the Army Environmental Awards. Five installations and three teams will receive the highest honor in the field of environmental science and sustainability conferred by the Army.

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USAG-HI discourages motorists from parking on grass

USAG-HI discourages motorists from parking on grass

| February 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Because parking is a premium on U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii installations, many motorists end up parking on berms or other areas that are not authorized parking stalls.

While that solves their problem in the short term, it can lead to erosion of the grass cover, which in turn leads to increased runoff during rainstorms.

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USAG-HI wraps up year providing tons of support

USAG-HI wraps up year providing tons of support

| December 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

2016 began with good financial news and a new state law: Pay raises, though just 1.3 percent, were issued for the federal government – both military and civilian personnel. In Hawaii, the new law changed the smoking age to 21 for tobacco purchase, possession or consummation.

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