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Notice #: 05521394
Public Notices


The Hawai`i Department of Health (HDOH) encourages you to review and comment on the methane removal actions being conducted at Piers 36-38, Honolulu Harbor.

The Department of Transportation – Harbors Division (DOT-H) has been promoting and building a fishing- related development at Piers 36 – 38 in Honolulu Harbor. Portions of the property are known to be affected by methane gas. In accordance with both strict methane guidelines that are currently in use in Orange County, California, and the State Contingency Plan (HAR 11-451) administered by the HDOH, DOT-H will be conducting methane gas removal activities designed to be protective of human health and the environment. Methane removal actions were completed for 2 major buildings on the site in 2004. The same methane removal actions for a new building to be located on Parcel 8 is planned to begin in February 2006.
The purpose of this public notice is to advise all interested parties that detailed information on the methane removal activities being conducted for Parcel 8 at Pier 38 is now available for review at HDOH by contacting John Peard at 586-4249, or at the State of Hawai`i Main Library, 478 South King Street, in the Hawai`i and Pacific Section. To receive a short fact sheet about the project, call John Peard at 586-4249 or e-mail him at
Written comments regarding the methane gas removal action at the Pier 36-38 fishing-related site (Parcel 8) will be accepted through March 31, 2006, and should be sent by e-mail to, or by mail to:
John Peard, Project Manager,
Hawai`i Department of Health – HEER Office
919 Ala Moana Boulevard, Room 206
Honolulu, Hawai`i 96814
(SB05521394 2/15, 2/16/06)