Agribusiness Development Corporation Kekaha Diesel Generator
The Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) has completed their response to public comment and made the Final Kekaha Emergency Generator Installation Site Remedial Decision and Responsiveness Summary.
There are a number of attachments to the document, which are listed below as separate items for ease of downloading.
Annotated court reporter transcript for October 19, 2011 Public Meeting conducted by the State of Hawaii, Department of Health
The purpose of the meeting was to receive comments on the proposed remedy for the ADC Emergency Diesel Generator site.
Note that the transcript is incomplete in some areas, as it includes public comments provided, but does not include the text
of the presentations made at the meeting. Also, due to noise levels and multiple parties talking, not all speakers were able
to be identified, or may have been identified incorrectly. Where such deficits were noted, the transcript has been annotated
Center of Public Environmental Oversight Letter to HEER, dated October 21, 2011
HEER Response to Center fro Public Environmental Oversight, dated November 22, 2011
Kekeaha Resident E-Mails (three, dated between October 26-28, 2011)
My Declaration for Kekaha Children Petition (signature not available at time of printing)
Kekaha School Children Ballot E-Mail, with Attached Maps and Drawings
Final Remedy Site Plan
The Hawaii Department of Health Hazard Evaluation and Emergency Response Office (HDOH HEER Office) held a public meeting
on October 19, 2011 to answer community questions about the proposed soil remedy to allow the Agribusiness Development Corporation (ADC) emergency generator to safely operate on the
former herbicide mixing area located mauka of the Kekaha Sugar Mill site, across Kekaha Road. Comments and suggestions
(both verbal and written) received during the public comment period, September 21 to October 21, 2011, will be compiled and addressed
by HDOH. Responses will be sent directly to the individual who provided the comment and questions and will be included in the Final Remedial Action Work
Plan and EHMP.
The HEER Office made the following two draft documents available for public comment from September 21 to October 21, 2011; the comment period is now closed.
For more information about the site, you can download the following materials:
Site Inspection Report, Kekaha Sugar Co., Ltd. Site – August 9, 2005. The site assessment covered a large area of concern including the Kekaha Sugar Mill, the carpentry shop, the original former pesticide mixing area located across the Kekaha Road, the Kekaha Sugar Mill Seed Dipping area, the mill ditch and the settling pond.
Phase I/II Investigation Targeted Brownfields Assessment, April 2011. This site investigation only covered the mill ditch and the former pesticide mixing area across the Kekaha Road.
Final Kekeha Sugar Mill Targeted Brownfields Assessment Letter of Errata, April 2011. This site investigation only covered the mill ditch and the former pesticide mixing area across the Kekaha Road.
Agribusiness Development Corporation Emergency Generator Installation Project – Questions and Answers Hand-out, September 2011.
Written comments should be mailed to the HEER Office, faxed to (808) 586-7537, or emailed to the HDOH. Contact information for HDOH:
HDOH HEER Office
919 Ala Moana Boulevard, Room 206
Honolulu, Hawaii 96814
Tel No. (808) 586-7577
Office of Hazard Evaluation and Emergency Response
State of Hawai‘i Department of Health
919 Ala Moana Boulevard, Room 206
Honolulu, HI 96814
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Last Updated 2 Dec 2011