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Hawaii is a member of the Southwest States and Pacific Islands Water Quality Coordination Team


 
 
Project Name: West Maui SWCD Best Management Plan Improvement on Maui Pineapple Co. and Pioneer Mill Co. Land
ASO Log No.: YO 388
Start/End Date: April 2000 through August 2003
Federal Funds: $285,000
Matching Funds: $90,000
Contractor: David Nobriga
West Maui Soil & Water Conservation District
PO Box 2993
Wailuku, Hawaii 96793

Subcontractor:
Wesley Nohara
Maui Pineapple Company
4900 Honoapiilani HWY
Lahaina, Hawaii 96761
Phone: 808-669-6201
Fax: 808-669-7089

Background/
Overview:
Not described in report
Objectives/Goals: To reduce further degradation of near coastal waters by constructing sediment retention basins and enhancing current BMPs.
Methods Employed: • Design and layout, survey, excavation of sediment catchment area, construction of an earthen embankment and principal spillway in Field 10
• Enlarge and enhance sediment retention for Keonenui Bay
• Design and layout, survey, excavation of sediment catchment area, construction of an earthen embankment and principal spillway at Field 22
• Construct a culvert crossing at Kahana Basin
• Design and layout, survey, excavation of sediment catchment area, construction of an earthen embankment and principal spillway at Field 31
• Construct guardrails and improve drainage pattern in Field 23
Pollutants of Concern: Sediment
Watershed: Honokowai and Kahana Watersheds, island of Maui
Size of Project: • Field 10 located in Honokowai Watershed
• Keonenui Bay located in Keonenui Watershed
• Field 22 located within Mahinahina area
• Kahana Basin located within Kahana Watershed
• Field 31 located within Napili area
Affected Water Bodies: Honokowai Stream, Keonenui Bay, Pohaku Beach, Napili Bay
Deliverables: Not described in report
       
 
 
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