Tag: environment

Grow your tropical forest appreciation at Lyon Arboretum

Grow your tropical forest appreciation at Lyon Arboretum

| December 16, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Lyon Arboretum in Manoa Valley offers visitors one of the few botanical gardens in the world featuring a tropical forest environment.

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Engineers forge hui for Fort DeRussy cleanup

Engineers forge hui for Fort DeRussy cleanup

| September 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

More than 65 volunteers picked up trash at Fort DeRussy in Waikiki in honor of National Public Lands Day, Saturday.

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Environmental staff says, ‘No dumping, drains to stream’

Environmental staff says, ‘No dumping, drains to stream’

| May 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

“(People) think it will be treated in a treatment plant or something before heading out,” Tolbert said. “We actually had a few of the Soldiers who volunteered mention that they always thought the storm drains lead to some kind of a treatment facility.”

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Saturday Earth Month clean-up opportunities set

Saturday Earth Month clean-up opportunities set

| April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

This coming Saturday, clean-ups will be held at the Pearl Harbor Bike Path, at President William McKinley High School and in Manoa.

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Army completes assessment of proposed power plant

Army completes assessment of proposed power plant

| October 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

The U.S. Army has finalized its environmental impact statement (EIS) assessing the construction and operation of a 50-megawatt biofuel-capable power generation plant, here.

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DPW emphasizes all are responsible for energy conservation

DPW emphasizes all are responsible for energy conservation

| October 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

October is the Department of the Army’s Energy Awareness Month.

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Volunteers sought for Sept. 26 Hawaiian Garden improvements

Volunteers sought for Sept. 26 Hawaiian Garden improvements

| September 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Volunteers are invited to join members of the Oahu Army Natural Resources Program in celebrating National Public Lands Day (NPLD) 2015, Sept. 26, which is the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands.

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311th helps with cleanup

311th helps with cleanup

| July 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Soldiers from the 311th Signal Command worked together with Spartan Race Hawaii and other community leaders on July 18 to dispose of trash thrown on the sides of Tantalus Hill.

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Post works to oust pesky coconut rhinoceros beetle

Post works to oust pesky coconut rhinoceros beetle

| May 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Within the last year, two new insect pests, the coconut rhinoceros beetle (Oryctes rhinoceros, or CRB) and the little fire ant (Wasmannia auropunctata, or LFA) have arrived and spread on O‘ahu.

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Corps and JROTC partner for Waikiki Beach cleanup

Corps and JROTC partner for Waikiki Beach cleanup

| April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

More than 40 volunteers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnered with local JROTC students and others to clean up Waikiki Beach, April 11, as part of Earth Month 2015.

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