2002 CPEO Military List Archive

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Date: 21 Feb 2002 22:34:50 -0000
Reply: cpeo-military
Subject: [CPEO-MEF] Kaho'olawe reservoir project planned
Kaho'olawe reservoir project planned 

By Timothy Hurley 
Advertiser Maui County Bureau

The Kaho'olawe Island Reserve Commission is planning its first major 
construction project, a $1.5 million rain catchment and reservoir system 
designed to restore vegetation to the island's summit. 

The project, expected to get under way in April, is aimed at helping 
battle the soil erosion that has plagued the island for decades. 

Kaho'olawe suffers from a lack of natural freshwater resources. Grazing 
animals and military bombing practice accelerated erosion in the last 
century. What remains is a hardpan landscape at the 1,477-foot Luamakika 
region, the eroded remnant of a volcanic crater and the island's highest 

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