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Water main break ruptures McCully gas line

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 02:14 a.m. HST, Mar 15, 2013

Water and gas services were disrupted Thursday morning in McCully when a portion of Pumehana Road collapsed.

The break in the 8-inch water main occurred at 6:45 a.m. occurred at 732 Pumehana St. The water break caused a portion of Pumehana street to collapse, damaging the gas line.

The Board of Water Supply said about 8 service locations were left without water.

At least three homes and two apartment buildings were evacuated, Hawaii Gas said.

Hawaii Gas said it didn’t know how many homes were without service.

Pumehana street between Fern and Lime streets were closed for repairs. A water spigot has been attached to a fire hydrant at Lime and Pumehana streets.

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mcc wrote:
Fix our infrastructure, water mains, roads, sewers, schools, public buildings, etc., with the rail money.
on March 14,2013 | 10:13AM
1local wrote:
Board of water - raised rates to fix existing piping. In addition, they changed the bi-monthly billing to monthly in order to assess an additional $7.02 monthly processing charge for an additional 6 months - generating over $4.2 million annually. Honolulu citizens were decieved on the additional $42.12 annual increase per household with no notice or additional service or benefit. The BOW needs oversight similar to UH...
on March 15,2013 | 03:58AM
jchun1 wrote:
So has it been repaired??
on March 14,2013 | 01:46PM
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