• On Monday, Aug. 21, Hawaiian Electric will conduct emergency pole repairs that will require temporary closures of Koko Crater Trail.

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    A replacement pole needs to be flown to a hill behind a residential area where there are low-hanging power lines that provide service to more than 150 customers and the Hawaii Kai fire station.  More at: [KHON2]

  • January 12 -The state Attorney General's office told state Rep. Gene Ward that a map he published in November of suspected homeless encampments and homeless activity in his East Honolulu district passes legal muster and is constitutional.  Representative Ward, on Wednesday, called the Attorney General's opinion "a win-win. I'm happy with it." He plans to reproduce the map if the information changes. [Star-Advertiser - library card required]

    January 12 - A 67-year-old woman who died after she was found floating lifeless in the water at Hanauma Bay has been identified as Christy H. Kang of Honolulu. [Star-Advertiser]

    January 9 - The State will relist for sale the Moku Ahi fire boat that was taken out of commission in 2014.  The Moku Ahi once responded to emergencies inside Honolulu Harbor and along Oahu’s south shore, from Kalaeloa Deep Draft Harbor to Hawaii Kai. Currently, there are no plans for a new fire boat.  [KHON]

    January 8 - Fifteen boaters are safe Sunday night after a Good Samaritan vessel saved them from their burning boat off Hawaii Kai’s Maunalua Bay. According to the state Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Oahu Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation, the 36-foot cabin motorboat was called Aquadelica. The boat eventually sank. [KHON]

    January 8 - A fire which broke out around noon on Koko Crater scorched approximately 7 acres before being put out.  Firefighters closed Koko Crater trail and the rifle range while extinguishing the brush fire with helicopter-dropped water.  [Star-Bulletin]