Army Asking For Public Input On Makua Archaeological Survey

The U.S. Army is seeking public comment over the summer on an archaeological subsurface survey that it conducted at Makua Military Reservation.

It has completed the archaeological subsurface survey in compliance with an order by the Federal District Court issued June 20, 2012.

The community can view or download it at

(Click on “2014 Archaeological Subsurface Survey” on the left side of the page.)

The survey report also is available at the Wahiawa, Waialua, Waianae and Kapolei libraries, under the title “Archaeological Subsurface Survey in Areas B through F at Makua Military Reservation, Makua Ahupuaa Waianae District, Oahu Island, Hawaii.”

In consideration of the environment, hard copies of the plan are available only upon request.

The Army also will hold a public meeting on the Leeward Coast during the 60-day public comment period for those individuals who would like to testify in person.

The date, time and location will be announced once the schedule is determined.

Comments may be submitted via email to .mil or by mail to U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, Environmental Division, Attn: Makua Archaeological Subsurface Survey — Public Comments, 948 Santos Dumont Ave., Schofield Barracks, HI 96857.

Comments must be emailed or postmarked no later than the Aug. 13 deadline.

Those individuals who have questions about submitting comments also may call 656-3089 or email public affairs at the address listed above.