Public Meetings

The Navy held five public meetings, four in Hawaii and one in San Diego, to provide information and an opportunity for the public to comment on the Draft EIS/OEIS. Each of the five public meetings included an open house information session staffed by Navy representatives, followed by a short presentation by the Navy, and a public oral comment session. Navy and National Marine Fisheries Service representatives were available during the open house information sessions to provide information and answer questions about the Draft EIS/OEIS.


Four public meetings were held in Hawaii from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.  A Navy presentation and public oral comment session occurred twice during each meeting, and a court reporter was available to accept one-on-one comments on the Draft EIS/OEIS. Public meetings in Hawaii were held on the following dates and at the following locations:

Monday, Nov. 6, 2017

Oahu Veterans Center,
Fred Ballard Hall
1298 Kukila St.
Honolulu, HI 96818

Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017

Maui High School,
660 S. Lono Ave.
Kahului, HI 96732

Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017

Kauai Veterans Center,
Main Ballroom
3215 Kapule Highway
Lihue, HI 96766

Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017

Waiakea High School,
155 W. Kawili St.
Hilo, HI 96720

San Diego

One public meeting in San Diego was held from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. A Navy presentation and public oral comment session occurred twice during this meeting, as needed. The public meeting in San Diego was held on the following date and at the following location:

Monday, Nov. 13, 2017

Portuguese Hall,
Main Hall
2818 Avenida de Portugal
San Diego, CA 92106