DEADLINE TO SUBMIT COMMENTS ON DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT (DEIS) IS THIS TUESDAY FEB 6TH
A few of many concerns with this DEIS:
- A tripling in monthly visitors to Kailua from 2960 to 9950.
- Accelerates the trend of natural resource degradation
- Negatively impacts endangered species control efforts
- Affects residents quality of life
- Inadequate management of wet land areas and flood control in residential areas.
- Ignores the alternative Community Plan that was endorsed by the Kailua Neighborhood Board, Hawaiian Civic Club, LaniKailua Outdoor Circle, the Audubon Society, Keep it Kailua and Hawaii’s Thousand Friends.
- Cost estimate $67,000,000. How will this be funded?
MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR COMMUNITY
ACT NOW -DEADLINE – TUESDAY FEB 6, 2018
LINK TO THE DEIS
SEND YOUR COMMENTS TO:
RONALD A. SATO, AICP, SENIOR ASSOCIATE
733 BISHOP STREET SUITE 2590
HONOULU HI 96813
AND COPY TO:
Ms. Marigold Zoll
Oahu Forestry and Wildlife Manager
STATE OF HAWAI’I
DIVISION OF FORESTRY AND NATURALRESOURCES
P.O. BOX 621
HONOLULU, HI 96809
In the past 6 months there have been 2 documented incidents of lasering of Marine Corps aircraft one of which resulted in eye injury to a pilot.
Shining a laser at an aircraft is not only dangerous to the pilots and craft but also to the community as crashes have occurred.
Pointing a laser at an aircraft is a Federal crime! If you have any information about these incidents or witness this happening, Please report to the HPD (911) or to the FAA (laserreports@FAA.gov. For additional info, click on the following for a flyer distributed by MCBH 171208-M-ZC556-001 Laser PSA
THE ALOHA NEWSLETTER 24 January 2018
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION AND TRAINING AREAS
MCAS Kaneohe Bay hours of operation: Monday – Thursday: 7 a.m. – Midnight; Friday: 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Closed Sundays and holidays) *Aircraft maintenance will occur 24/7, as required to maintain aircraft safety. Exceptions on the following date: Jan. 31st – airfield hours are 8 a.m. – 1 a.m.
Marine Corps Training Area Bellows: Monday – Friday: 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Ulupau Crater Range Training Facility: Monday – Sunday: 6 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Pu’uloa Range Training Facility: Monday – Sunday: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
MCAS airfield is now open for normal operations. Regular hours of operation are posted above.
Many of the Hawaii-based Marines are participating in an Integrated Training Exercise that simulates deployment. The training and assessments will take place in Twenty Nine Palms, California.
Unmanned aerial system Marines earn award for combat operations overseas. Here is a link to an article about their achievement.
The MCBH has changed their noise complaint link.
Please note the new one is also on their web page.
You can access by clicking this link
Please see our latest newsletter WC newsletter Sept 2017 final with a hello from the new Base Commander, aircraft spotting tips, sewer update and neighborhood gripes.
MCB Hawaii will host visiting F-18s for local training aboard the base until mid-September.
– The Fisher House will be hosting their 6th Annual 8k Hero & Remembrance Run Saturday, Sept. 9th beginning at 6 a.m. at Ford Island. The event of free and open to the public. If you would like to volunteer, call 913-217-0800.
The following is an excerpt from the current MCBH Aloha Newsletter
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS & REMINDERS – The airfield will be conducting 24-hour operations on June 17, 2017 and June 24, 2017 – There will be increased airfield activity in Mid-July due to a visiting Marine Expeditionary Unit.
MCB Hawaii will host visiting F-18s at the end of August who are supporting local training.
Bellows Beach Park will be closed for day use and camping July 14-17th because of amphibious operations –