The Army Corps of Engineers is looking to remove toxic chemicals found in a military landfill at the old Puunene airport site on Maui.
A spokesman for the Corps of Engineers Honolulu District said studies have found toxic and possibly carcinogenic chemicals in the 6.5-acre Maui Airport Landfill, the Maui News reported.
Spokesman Joseph Bonfiglio said the chemicals are not considered a threat to groundwater.
The Army and Navy used the airport from the late 1930s to the early 1950s. The area is now being used as a drag strip.
A public meeting on the proposal to clean up the landfill will be held at Pomaikai Elementary School in Kahului on Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.