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Rep. Tulsi Gabbard fights for funding to remove unexploded ordnance from formerly used defense sites

MEDIA RELEASE On July 23, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) proposed an amendment to the Defense Appropriations bill to provide increased funding of $25.1 million to speed up the removal of unexploded ordnance from Formerly Used Defense Sites (FUDS) across the country. Hawai‘i alone has more than 100 FUDS due to the pre-World War I defensive […]

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Hapuna park closed due to unexploded ordnance

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Land and Natural Resources closed Hapuna Beach State Park Friday morning (except for the Waialea section, which remained open) due to possible unexploded ordnance (UXO) found by a diver in waters off the park. The diver brought the object ashore to the park concession area. County fire and police officials […]

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Crews scanning for unexploded ordnance at Hapuna

Crews scanning for unexploded ordnance at Hapuna

MEDIA RELEASE The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, on behalf of the Department of Land and Natural Resources, is conducting surface and subsurface scanning in Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area to locate possible unexploded ordnance, most likely left over from World War II era military activity. Scanning will take place through all of Hapuna Beach […]

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Quince Mento, Hawaii County Civil Defense Director, said the object was planned to be detonated by military personnel today (Feb 18). Hawaii County Civil Defense reported at 11:12 a.m. that Hapuna Beach Park had re-open to the public.

Hapuna Beach opened after being closed for ordnance investigation

Quince Mento, Hawaii County Civil Defense Director, said the object was planned to be detonated by military personnel today (Feb 18). Hawaii County Civil Defense reported at 11:12 a.m. that Hapuna Beach Park had re-open to the public.

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