New Unaccompanied Enlisted Personnel Housing
Directorate of Public Works Director Bob Eastwood and Honolulu District Commander Lt. Col. Douglas Guttormsen participate in a traditional maile lei untying and blessing ceremony held Dec. 15 for the new Unaccompanied Enlisted Personnel Housing at Schofield Barracks. The blessing was presided over by Kahu La`akea Arista. The $29.18 million contract was awarded Sept. 24, 2009 to Hawaiian Dredging Construction Company, Inc. by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District. The project consisted of designing and constructing a six-story barracks to house 192 personnel in a standard one plus one configuration.