Meeting set in Waikoloa Village to discuss search, disposal of UXO in surrounding areas

  • A worker searches for unexploded ordnance makai of Mamalahoa Highway near the Old Saddle Road entrance in 2015. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • The red line on this map denotes the project site boundary for UXO removal. The yellow line indicates the 450-foot buffer around the high priority parcel. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

KAILUA-KONA — Some Waikoloa Village residents will be forced to evacuate their homes over a period of multiple days in September as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hunts for unexploded ordnance in neighborhoods around the village.