Puʻukapu Water System Work ScheduledPosted on Apr 20, 2021 in Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, Public Notice, Slider
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 20, 2021
(Puʻukapu, Hawaiʻi Island) – The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL), through its contractor George Oye, Inc., is scheduled to begin water tank construction and maintenance on its Puʻukapu Non-Potable Water System in Puʻukapu, Hawaiʻi Island beginning on April 21, 2021.
Work will include clearing and grubbing near the existing Tank #3, installation of smaller bypass tanks, and the replacement of the tank liner within Tank #3.
Non-potable water service is not anticipated to be affected once the bypass is completed. DHHL expects the work to be completed by mid-May.
DHHL maintains four water systems statewide. Those water service areas are in Anahola, Kauaʻi; Hoʻolehua and Kalamaʻula, Molokaʻi; and Kawaihae and Puʻukapu, Hawaiʻi Island.
About the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands:
The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands carries out Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaʻole’s vision of rehabilitating native Hawaiians by returning them to the land. Established by U.S. Congress in 1921, with the passage of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, the Hawaiian homesteading program run by DHHL includes management of over 200,000 acres of land statewide with the specific purpose of developing and delivering homesteading.
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