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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM A bulldozer scaled a mountain of sand Thursday on Waikiki Beach. Officials said Thursday the sand-replenishment project will be more disruptive than had been planned, because instead of piping the sand along the beach, it will be distributed by trucks and a bulldozer, blocking a portion of the beach mornings beginning March 14.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM Bulldozers frame the sand barge pumping sand onto the beach. The sand replenishment work is scheduled to take place from 7 a.m. to noon, seven days a week.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM A large mountain of sand was leveled and worked on by bulldozers Thursday as part of the Waikiki Beach sand-replenishment project. The method of air-blowing sand to move it through a pipe was taking longer than projected, so the contractor will instead use trucks to haul sand along the beach.