Appendix C - Case Studies

C.1 Case Study 1: Kure Atoll, Hawaii

Site Name: Green Island Landfill and Reburial Pit, Kure Atoll, Hawaii

Contact Name: Roger Brewer, HDOH

Site Location: Kure Atoll is the northernmost island in the Hawaiian Island chain, located approximately 1400 miles northwest of the island Oahu and 56 miles northwest of Midway atoll. The atoll consists of a lagoon encircled by a reef and a single vegetated island, Green Island. Green Island is just under 1.5 miles long and about 0.35 miles wide and has a maximum elevation of 15 feet.