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Contaminated harbor is quickly clearing up

Keehi Lagoon continues to suffer from last week’s huge molasses spill

By Sarah Zoellick / szoellick@staradvertiser.com

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 15, 2013

~~<p>Department of Health officials expressed pleasant surprise Saturday that Matson Inc.&rsquo;s estimated 233,000-gallon molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor last week seems to be dissipating faster than predicted.</p>
<p>Peering down at the dark blue water from aboard a boat Saturday, the state&rsquo;s environmental health chief said it was looking good.</p>
~~

Department of Health officials expressed pleasant surprise Saturday that Matson Inc.’s estimated 233,000-gallon molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor last week seems to be dissipating faster than predicted.

Peering down at the dark blue water from aboard a boat Saturday, the state’s environmental health chief said it was looking good. Login for more...



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