Following is an archive of the e-newsletters that are mailed out to ELRA residents and interested individuals who have signed up to be on our mailing list. If you would like to be on our mailing list, please contact us.

 

June News from ELRA

Lake Cleanup, Berm Opening and Coots

More...

March 2013 News

Cooperation needed for a healthier lake, Barge for Sale, Olakai finds a use for algae, Dredging by Buzz’s has media buzzing, Kailua residents confused

More...

June 2012 News: Hokulea

ELRA Special Bulletin  June 18, 2012 Join the the crew of Hokule’a, Kailua Canoe Club and ELRA for one last mangrove cleanup this Thursday morning You’ll get to work with the crew of Hokule’a when you help with the mangrove cleanup this Thursday, June 21. We’ll meet at the Kailua Beach Halau at 8:30 am, […]

More...

September 2012 Newsletter

September News from ELRA: Delta Action, Berm Opening and Kukilakila Island Dredging

More...

October 2012 Newsletter

ELRA e-newsletter Issue 6 October 2012 Last chance: Reserve your seat at the Annual Meeting next Saturday The annual meeting will be on Saturday, October 27 at the Mid Pac Country Club, and we would like to have at least one representative from every lake residence in attendance. There’s been a lot going on with […]

More...

December 2012 Newsletter

ELRA e-newsletter Issue 7 December 2012 Mele Kalikimaka from the ELRA Board of Directors! Special Meeting Results A special meeting was held on November 28th to discuss and vote on whether to proceed with a lawsuit against Delta Construction and land owner Gale Berengue for damage done to the lake caused by runoff from their […]

More...

December 2014 E-Newsletter

December 2014 E-Newsletter

Holiday Boat Parade this Sunday – Dec 21st, 5:30pm Calling all kayakers, bargers and boaters to meet out in the middle of the lake at 5:30pm on Sunday, December 21, for ELRA’s Holiday Boat Parade! We encourage participants to add holiday lights or decorations to their watercraft… we’ve even seen whole Christmas trees on barges […]

More...

September E-newsletter

September E-newsletter

Annual Meeting Set for October 30 The 2015 ELRA Annual Meeting will be held on October 30, starting at 6pm. By popular request, it will return to the beautiful Mid Pacific Country Club. At the meeting, we’ll update you on the mediation between the ELRA and Delta Construction. For those new to the lake, ELRA […]

More...

December 2015 Newsletter

December 2015 Newsletter

Holiday Boat Parade and Potluck on December 20 Join the fun and festivities at the ELRA Holiday Boat Parade with potluck, a parade of lighted boats and caroling! Decorate your barges, boats or kayaks and celebrate the season island-style. The plan is to meet in the center of the lake at sunset (around 6:00 pm) […]

More...

Newsletter: April 2017

Newsletter: April 2017

Lake News: DDP Extension, City moving sand, Councilman Anderson & lake health, more… DPP Extension: Signed, sealed and delivered! Many ELRA members will recall Board members visiting them at home or contacting them by email and phone to get their approval to extend the DPP.  The Board is pleased to report that the DPP Documents […]

More...

August 2017 Newsletter

August 2017 Newsletter

ELRA Annual Member Meeting October 14 Mark your calendars for the Annual Meeting on Saturday, October 14, at Mid-Pac Country Club. The board has been hard at work on a variety of items and we’ll be updating you on them – in particular, progress on the dredging project. We will also be electing new board […]

More...

December 31, 2017 Newsletter

December 31, 2017 Newsletter

Hau’ole Makahiki Ho! As 2017 comes to a close, we want to thank you for your support this year. The board continues to work on your behalf to improve the ecology of the lake and make life on the water more enjoyable. Here’s highlights of the year’s activities: Cleaned up and removed countless bags of […]

More...

October Lake News 2017

October Lake News 2017

Last chance to reserve your seat at the Annual Meeting The ELRA Annual Meeting is this Saturday, Oct. 14 and dinner reservations are due!  If you are planning to come to the dinner portion of the meeting, we need to know now. Please send us an email with your dinner count – you can bring your […]

More...

December Lake News, 2017

December Lake News, 2017

Join in the Holiday Boat Parade: Sunday, December 17, 5:30 We’re having a Holiday Boat Parade with potluck, a parade of lights and caroling! Decorate your barges, boats, or kayaks with lights and more for and join in on the festivities! Meet the other barges and boats in the middle of the lake at 5:30 […]

More...

May 2018 Newsletter

May 2018 Newsletter

ELRA Member Meeting Recap A Special ELRA Meeting was held at Enchanted Lake Elementary School on 17 April 2018. This informational meeting started with an update on the rewrite of the ELRA Bylaws, followed by a report on the plans for dredging. Thirty-some lake residents attended the meeting and there were many questions about both […]

More...

2013-03 Newsletter

2013-03 Newsletter
More...

2020-02 Stormwater Utility Planning Meeting

2020-02 Stormwater Utility Planning Meeting
More...

2013-06 Help the Lake

2013-06 Help the Lake
More...

ELRA News

Board meetings are usually held on the second Tuesday of the month, 7pm, at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church at 780 Keolu Drive. Residents are welcome to attend.

Contact us for date confirmation and meeting location if you are interested in coming. You can read the board meeting minutes.

If you would like to be on our mailing list, please sign up.

Water Quality

You can check if the State Department of Health has posted any warnings about water quality in the Kailua waters by going here: health.hawaii.gov/cwb/ and then click on "Current Water Quality Advisories."

Dredging Project Information

The ELRA board has obtained permits for the dredging of portions of the lake to improve water circulation, restore aquatic habitat, and re-establish the navigable waterway capacity for public health, safety, and enjoyment. Next we will be obtaining quotes from contractors.

The project would involve dredging up to 23,900 cubic yards of silt, clay, gravel, and aquatic vegetation from various locations within Ka‘elepulu Pond.

Read More