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DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Ala Wai Canal dredging and improvements project and EIS is topic of information and scoping meeting on July 21

Posted on Jul 15, 2016 in Latest Department News

HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is holding a public information and environmental impact statement (EIS) preparation notice scoping meeting for the Ala Wai canal dredging and improvement project on Thursday July 21.

Project components being considered include maintenance dredging of the Ala Wai Canal and a portion of the Manoa-Palolo drainage canal, and repairs to the canal walls, sidewalks and stairs in Waikiki.

The purpose of this meeting is to present information on the proposed project and to obtain community input on relevant environmental, social and technical issues or concerns that should be considered during the EIS process. Accordingly, the input provided by the community will be recorded for use in the EIS documents that will be prepared for the proposed project.

The meeting will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday July 21 at Ala Wai Elementary School cafeteria, 503 Kamoku St. in Waikiki.

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Media contact:

Deborah Ward

DLNR Communications office

Phone: (808) 587-0320