River and Harbour, Flood Control, and Beach Erosion Control Projects in Hawaii, Report ... by Stephen M. Young, Chairman, Subcommittee on Flood Control - Rivers and Harbors, a Special On-site Inspection Made on November 18-23, 1968, December 1968
1968 - 96 pages
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acres additional appropriated approved approximately ARMY ENGINEER DISTRICT authorized bank beach beach erosion breakwater coast Committee completed Congress construction CORAL CORPS OF ENGINEERS cost deep-draft harbor depth determine drainage basin drains dredged east entrance channel estimated existing extends facilities Federal feet deep feet long feet wide flood control funds GROIN Harbor Act harbor basin Hawaii Hawaiian Hilo HONOLULU CORPS improvement industrial interests island of Oahu KAILUA Kauai LAYER LENGTH LEVEE LIMIT LOCATION MAP ISLAND main access channel Maui modification navigation Nawiliwili Oahu OCEAN PACIFIC Park plan of improvement Point population Port portion project drawing project was authorized proposed provides recommended REVISED 30 JUNE River and Harbor ROAD sand SCALE IN FEET SCALE IN MILES scheduled seaward shore side slope SMALL BOAT HARBOR square miles STONE Stream structures survey TYPICAL U.S. ARMY VARIES vessels WAIMEA width
Page 57 - A reconnaissance study, conducted under the authority of Section 205 of the 1948 Flood Control Act, was completed in November 1957.
Page 6 - The tidal range between mean lower low water and mean higher high water is about 1.8 feet and the extreme tidal range is about 4 feet.
Page 45 - Point, a 1,300-acre tract zoned for noxious industry has developed into a large-scale industrial complex. More than 30 firms have bought or leased land for new plants or facilities at this industrial park and a considerable number of other companies have evidenced interest in locating there. By...
Page 45 - ... be founded on the Island of Oahu outside the environs of metropolitan Honolulu. By mid-1963, over $84,800,000 had been invested in site development and plant construction for heavy, medium and light industries occupying approximately 650 acres. Basic industries to be served by the proposed harbor include a major oil refinery, a steel mill, and a cement plant.
Page 6 - ... south side of Kapalama Channel and Basin. HARBOR AND CHANNEL IMPROVEMENTS BY THE UNITED STATES The existing project for Honolulu Harbor, authorized by the River and Harbor Acts of March 3, 1905, August 8, 1917, July 3, 1930, September 3, 1954, and October 27, 1965, provided for the following work: 1.
Page 76 - This provides for a rubble-mound breakwater about 2,150 feet in length along the reef which separates this bay into an inner and an outer harbor ; for an entrance channel 35 feet deep with a minimum width of 600 feet and a length of about 2,400 feet...
Page 1 - ... Territory, called the Paradise of the Pacific, succeeded In Its long campaign for statehood In 1959, becoming the 50th state after being voted in by the United States Senate and House. By plebiscite June 27, Hawaii voted to Join the Union by a vote of 132,773 to 7,971. President Eisenhower on Aug.