Kiholo Bay

Kiholo Bay

Kīholo State Park Reserve Master Plan and EA

Client:  State Parks, Department of Land and Natural Resources

PSI assisted the State in developing a master plan and an environmental assessment for a 4,362-acre park which includes an 8-mile long wild coastline along the Kona Coast of the island of Hawai‘i.  (2014)


  Artist Rendering of Thirty-Meter Telescope                        (Courtesy TMT Observatory Corporation)

Artist Rendering of Thirty-Meter Telescope                        (Courtesy TMT Observatory Corporation)

Thirty-Meter Telescope Project, Mauna Kea, Hawai‘i

Client:  Carlsmith Ball, LLC

PSI prepared a Conservation District Use Permit application for the Thirty Meter Telescope project located in the Astronomy District at the summit of Mauna Kea.  The telescope, designed in accord with the Mauna Kea’s Comprehensive Management Plan will enable astronomers to see at least 10 times farther and more clearly than the best existing telescope.  (2011)


  Diversion Ditch

Diversion Ditch

Punalu‘u Stream Intake Modifications

Client:  ITC Water Management, Inc.

PSI helped ITC Water Management, Inc. obtain permits needed to reconstruct a water intake on Punalu‘u Stream on O‘ahu.  It prepared and helped process applications for a Conservation District Use Permit, a Stream Channel Alteration Permit, a Department of the Army Permit and Water Quality Certification.  (2009)


  Production Well & Reservoir

Production Well & Reservoir

Keopu-Pu‘uhonua Exploratory/Production Well & Reservoir

Client:  Tom Nance Water Resource Engineering

PSI prepared and processed a Chapter 343 HRS environmental assessment for the installation and operation of an exploratory/production well and reservoir at Keopu on the Island of Hawai‘i.  The well is part of the County of Hawai‘i Department of Water Supply potable water system.  In addition to preparing the EA, PSI oversaw archaeological, botanical and fauna surveys of the site.  (2008)


  Well Shaft Sections

Well Shaft Sections

Ola‘a Production Well No. 6

Client:  Tom Nance Water Resource Engineering

In order to meet increasing demand for water on the island of Hawai‘i, PSI assisted Tom Nance Water Resource Engineering in preparing permit applications for a new production well and reservoir and associated improvements, including a new access road.  PSI staff helped in the preparation of a Notice of Intent (NOI-C) for coverage under the State’s NPDES program and the required Environmental Assessment/Finding of No Significant Impact (EA/FONSI).  (2007)


  Wai‘ula‘ula Stream

Wai‘ula‘ula Stream

Wai‘ula‘ula Stream Crossing Permit Coordination

Client:  Tom Nance Water Resource Engineering

PSI prepared permit applications for a fording of Wai‘ula‘ula Stream.  The ford was needed to provide construction and maintenance access to an irrigation well being developed on the client’s property.  Permits included a Stream Channel Alteration Permit, Department of the Army Permit, and associated approvals required by the State Department of Health and the State Coastal Zone Management Program.  (2007)


  Keone‘ula Elementary School                                      (Credit: Architects Hawaii, Ltd.)

Keone‘ula Elementary School                                      (Credit: Architects Hawaii, Ltd.)

Keone‘ula Elementary School Environmental Assessment

Client:  Architects Hawai‘i / State Dept. of Accounting & General Services

PSI prepared an environmental assessment pursuant to Hawai‘i Revised Statutes, Chapter 343, for the construction and operation of a new public elementary school for the growing ‘Ewa community in western O‘ahu.  (2005)


  Weinberg Village in Waimanalo, O’ahu

Weinberg Village in Waimanalo, O’ahu

Weinberg Village Waimanalo Special Management Area Permit

Client:  Housing and Community Development Corporation of Hawai‘i

PSI completed a Chapter 343 environmental assessment (EA) and Honolulu Special Management Area (SMA) Permit application for the construction of a new community center for this homeless living facility.  (2004)