Meeting on Hanapepe Levee

SOURCE: Arius Hopman (
SUBHEAD: US Army Corps presentation on Hanapepe River west levee repairs. Thursday March 21.

 By Ken Teshima on 18 March 2013 in Island Breath - 

Image above: Runoff and erosion of East Bank of the Hanapepe Levee system after Army Corp of Engineers stripped all vegitation from embankments for "examination". The Corps insists they have kept the levee stripped for their own good. We on the West Bank don't want the lifeless rock wall embankment like the one along theEast side of the Hanapepe River. Photo by Juan Wilson 11/28/2007. This problem has been going on since 2006.

Community Information Meeting: Rehabilitation of Damaged Flood Control Works, Hanapepe River

Thursday, March 21, at 6:00 pm
at the Hanapepe Neighborhood Center, 4451 Puolo Road
Hanapepe, HI 96716
A Community Information Meeting will be held.  The US Army Corps of Engineers will explain the process for the repairs to the West Bank leveee and the location of the repairs.  All are welcome to attend.
For more information, contact Ken Teshima (County of Kauai), 241-4995


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