Blasting to Resume at DHHL Construction Site in Waimea

Posted on Jun 24, 2013 in Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, Media Releases
Blasting scheduled for July 8-31, from 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.


June 24, 2013

WAIMEA, HAWAIʻI — The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands is alerting residents, business owners and nearby property owners that its contractors Goodfellow Construction and Blasting Technology will be conducting further blasting activities between July 8 and July 31, 2013, to facilitate rock excavation at the construction site for Phase 2A of the Department’s Lālāmilo Subdivision, adjacent to the Waimea Transfer Station. Blasting will occur between 2:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., as necessary. No blasting work is scheduled on weekends. This is a continuation of the blasting work done in April.

The public is being advised that Each blast will last a second or two. Prior to each detonation there will be a five-minute and then a one-minute warning signal. After each blast, an all-clear signal will be sounded.

Blasting results in a certain amount of noise, air movement, and tremors. The blast area will be blocked by guards and the site will be secured. The safety of the residents, surrounding property, and everyone involved in the project site is of utmost concern.

For questions or concerns about the blasting, residents may contact Blasting Technology at (808) 874-5554, or DHHL Project Manager Jeffrey Fujimoto at (808) 620-9274, or email [email protected]. An official copy of the Notice of Blasting can be downloaded from the DHHL website.



Darrell T. Young
Deputy to the Chair
Department of Hawaiian Home Lands
(808) 620-9510
[email protected]