Naval Pier Foundation Design and Construction, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
The paper presents a case study of foundation design and construction for a pier in Pearl Harbor. The study covers a review of site investigations, laboratory testing, pile selection and...

Recycling Wastewater by Drip Irrigation
Hawaii's sugar factories produce about 380 million liters of wastewater per day from sugarcane washing, condensation, and cooling operations. Since 1972, wastewater has been used to irrigate...

Barbers Point Harbor: A Unique Solution for Port Upgrade
A remote-controlled model of a C9 containership was used to evaluate the navigability of existing harbor and entrance channel conditions in a three-dimensional physical model of Barbers...

Honolulu Harbor Ship Traffic Simulation and Animation Study
A computer simulation and animation study was conducted to investigate the operational impacts of projected ship traffic increases and harbor reconfiguration specified in the Honolulu...

OCEA, American-Style
A truly All-American contingent, the nominees for this year's Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award span the continental U.S., Alaska and Hawaii. The scope of the...

Earth Walls: Making the Right Choice
Earth walls are retaining walls where the ground assumes a load-bearing role. These walls either support compacted earth (embankment-type reinforced compacted earth walls such as Doublewal...

Plate Load and Pressuremeter Testing in Saprolite
On the island of Oahu, Hawaii, an exploratory tunnel for the Interstate Route H-3 highway was completed in December 1989. The purpose of the exploratory tunnel was two-fold; first to locate...

Marine Minerals Investigation in the Mid-Pacific Area; An Example of State and Federal Government Cooperation
For the past six years, representatives of the Federal government and the State of Hawaii have joined together to investigate marine cobalt-rich manganese crust occurrences in the U. S....

Environmental and Economic Feasibility of Water Supply Alternatives in Hawaii and California: Desalination, Water Marketing and Conservation
Increasing urban demand for potable water in Honolulu, Hawaii and Santa Barbara, California, jeopardizes scarce supplies. The objective of this analysis is to compare the costs and benefits...

The Hawaii Ocean Resources Management Program: Policy Planning and Inter-agency Coordination
The purpose of the Hawaii Ocean Resources Management Program has been to make comprehensive policy recommendations on how ocean and coastal resources should be managed and to identify...

Sediment Yield Location Maps
The West National Technical Center of the Soil Conservation Service is compiling a series of colored sediment yield location maps for the eleven western United States, as well as Alaska...

Response of a Basal Water-Body to Forced Draft

Climate-driven Saltwater Intrusion in Atolls

Design and Management of Drip Systems in Hawaii
In 1970, Hawaii's sugar industry began implementing drip irrigation to minimize labor requirements, improve water and nutrient application efficiencies, and maximize yields....

Current Investigations of Hawaiian Taro Pondfield Irrigation Systems
Due to the prominence of taro pondfield irrigation water in the State of Hawaii's system of water rights, the heightened attention given to water resource management under...

A Study of a Flood Control Levee Swamp System
In an attempt to reconstruct the events of the more than 100-year 1987 New Year's Eve storm that occurred on Oahu, Hawaii, an analysis of a complicated overland flow phenomenon...

The Ala Wai Canal—From Wetlands to World-Famous Waikiki
The Ala Wai Canal, a man-made tidal estuary on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, is located about a half mile (0.8 km) landward of Waikiki beach and is two miles (3.2 km) long. As Hawaii's...

History of Irrigation Water Development in Hawaii
Hawaii has a rich heritage of irrigated agriculture from the time of the first Polynesian settlers to the present. Following the ancient stream diversions by Hawaiians, sugar planters...

Enhanced Multi-Dimensional Modelling of Marshes and Wetlands
This paper summarizes the verification and application of a two-dimensional finite element model capable of simulating the complex circulation characteristics in marshes and wetlands for...

TABS-2 Application to Kawainui Marsh Flood Control
The TABS-2 mathematical modeling system was used to evaluate the effectiveness of alternatives designed to eliminate flooding problems in the Kawainui Marsh located in Kailua on the east...

 

 

 

 

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