East Oahu News – Friday Update 02/17/2017

February 14 – Randall Roth at Hawaii Free Press weighs in on the Department of Education (DOE) treatment of former award-winning Kaiser Principal John Sosa.  [Hawaii Free Press]

February 13 – A drainpipe located at the corner of 18th Avenue and Maunaloa Avenue has become a source of frustration for some Kaimuki residents.  They want the City to clear it: some residents sustained thousands of dollars of damage from Saturday’s flash flood.  The City says the backlog is caused by a private residence and the clog is on private property. [HNN]

February 13 – A power outage affected 142 Hawaiian Electric Co. customers on Kapaia Street in Hawaii Kai from 10:25 a.m. to 1:07 p.m. [Star-Advertiser – library card required]

February 12 – Sen. Stanley Chang (D, Hawaii Kai, Kuliouou, Niu Valley, Aina Haina, Waialae-Kahala, Diamond Head) has proposed a bill this session, SB 1121, to close the loophole which allows developers to circumvent Hawaii’s solar water heater law. [Star-Advertiser – library card required]

February 11 – A flash flood with high winds wreaked havoc on the islands, dropping massive amounts of rain over a short period.  The fire department was kept busy with over 30 calls, including one that downed a tent at Kapiolani Community College and injured three people. [HNN]

February 11 – A new law effective immediately prohibits commercial tour stops between Makapu’u and Kailua. [KHON]

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