|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sun, 19 Jun 2011 13:11:12 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS, PRESERVATION: Waikane Valley, O'ahu (HI)|
Military studies Waikane Valley bomb cleanupA Windward Oahu area littered with old munitions is being looked at by both the Marines and the Army
By William Cole Honolulu Star Advertiser June 19, 2011Up a rutted road in jungly Waikane Valley, past the old Ka Mauna 'o 'Oliveta Church, through a locked gate and beyond a security fence is the former Kamaka family farm, the now-defunct military training range that replaced it, and the long-held hope -- going on decades now -- that the land can be returned to the agricultural and cultural place it used to be.
Waikane Valley is one of dozens of former military training sites in Hawaii undergoing the slow, arduous and sometimes painful process that goes along with demilitarization.
Among those many sites, Waikane is considered by some to be a special place, and there's been momentum in recent years to clean up the munitions that litter it.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.staradvertiser.com/news/hawaiinews/ 20110619_Military_studies_Waikane_Valley_bomb_cleanup.html
-- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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