NEW & NOTEWORTHY: Ka`a`awa Collapse, Seawall Update

posted in: June 2016 | 0

Ka`a`awa Collapse: Every O`ahu resident knows Kamehameha Highway is the main and, in places, the only road that takes you around the island. At several points, the road runs alongside the ocean, with waves overtopping and undercutting it during high tides and strong swells.

Nowhere is that more apparent than in Ka`a`awa. There, last March, the state Department of Transportation undertook emergency repairs to shore up a crumbling shoulder, the scene of earlier emergency repairs.

Now, however, the same section of road is once more in need of first aid. Under the DOT’s plans . . .

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