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Damaged 80-year-old tree coming down at Dept. of Agriculture

By Star-Advertiser staff

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LAST UPDATED: 01:47 a.m. HST, Nov 20, 2013


A large 80-year-old earpod tree will be removed from the grounds of the Department of Agriculture near Keeaumoku and South King streets starting Wednesday.

The tree has extensive internal decay and poses a potential hazard to the public, the Department of Agriculture reported.

The process will take about a week and will cause lane closures from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the area around Keeaumoku, South King and Young streets beginning Wednesday through Nov. 26.







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SueH wrote:
"Damaged" tree needs to come down?? Tree in the way? Watch for notice of road widening at that location coming soon.....
on November 19,2013 | 12:07PM
copperwire9 wrote:
Calm down Sue.
on November 19,2013 | 03:32PM
false wrote:
Those trees have been an emblem of our history. They probably planted during Queen Emma's time. But then who cares, copperwire9. More cars and more "care less" people. They have no history here so why should a tree matter. We played forever under those trees. They were always a signal of a favorite person who worked in that building. One more of the family of trees destined for fill.
on November 20,2013 | 04:31AM
iwanaknow wrote:
And will they plant another tiny tree in it's place? I think not.
on November 19,2013 | 03:07PM
innocentBystander wrote:
Plant me a Koa tree...
on November 20,2013 | 06:30AM
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