Monthly Archives: July 2017

Construction BMP Tip: Dust Control

Do you have open disturbed areas or unprotected stockpiles on your construction project? Do you have unpaved construction roads where trucks and equipment potentially generate dusty conditions? If so, you probably need to think about implementing dust control measures. The purpose of dust control on construction projects is to minimize erosion due to wind and […]

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How to Build a Rain Garden

Building a rain garden is a great way to reduce storm water pollution while also providing an excellent water source for a garden in your own backyard. A rain garden is designed to be a self-watering garden that receives and channels storm water run-off from the roof. To get started on building your own rain […]

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Everyday Tips for Trash Reduction

A majority of the waste produced within residential homes consists of recyclable paper, aluminum, glass and plastic. Here are some tips on how you can reduce the amount of trash produced in your home.        

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Central Oahu Best Management Practices, Eroded Slope Repairs, Phase 2

The State of Hawaii Department of Transportation, Highways Division, Oahu District (DOT-HWYS) is actively implementing their Permanent Erosion Control Program by repairing eroded slopes along, and under, their Highways. Some of these eroded sites occur at underpasses where establishing vegetation is extremely difficult due to constant shading from the freeway, steep slopes, and poor soil […]

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DOT-HWYS Oahu’s Q2 2017 Adopt-A-Highway Champions

Congratulations to East Oahu Realty, DOT-HWYS Oahu District’s Second Quarter 2017 Adopt-A-Highway Champions! Their route is along Kalanianaole Highway between Sea Life Park and Waimanalo. “East Oahu Realty is pleased and proud to be able to maintain one of the most stunning scenic views on the Windward side,” said Jane J. Davis of East Oahu […]

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