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Kalanianaole repaving to continue today

A Honolulu Board of Water Supply contractor was expected at about 4:30 a.m. today to finish repaving a section of Kalanianaole Highway that was affected by a water main break Monday.

The three westbound lanes of the highway near the Wai­lupe Fire Station were closed from 7 p.m. Tuesday to repave the lanes from Kaai to Waa streets.

At least one eastbound lane will be used to contra-flow westbound traffic.

The lanes were closed Monday afternoon after an 8-inch water main broke. Crews repaired the pipe, near 5044 Kalanianaole Highway, and restored water service to customers at 2 a.m. Tuesday. The highway was reopened at about 5:50 a.m. after temporary repairs were made.

‘Iolani gets new fundraising director

C. Michael Moses will return to ‘Iolani School as the new director of the annual fund next month.

He was school director of alumni relations from 2004 to 2011.

For the past two years Moses has been director of institutional advancement at La Pietra-Hawaii School for Girls, overseeing external relations functions such as fundraising, marketing, special events, public relations, Web and social media initiatives and admissions. Among his many accomplishments and responsibilities at La Pietra, Moses has led initiatives that have increased funds raised by 43 percent and parent participation by 200 percent.

At ‘Iolani, Moses as director of alumni relations increased participation in alumni programs, co-founded the ‘Iolani Community Action Network (ICAN), launched and served as webmaster of the alumni online community and coordinated a regional alumni development program.

Human bones found in Puna await DNA test

Hawaii County police said they are investigating the discovery of skeletal remains in Puna.

People picking plants May 24 found skeletal remains in a forested area near the 14-mile marker of Route 130 in Pahoa, police Maj. Randy Apele said Tuesday.

Detectives and evidence specialists responded to the area and found a partial set of human skeletal remains. Officers also found a weapon nearby.

Police recovered identification with the remains but will rely on DNA for positive identification. The county medical examiner was unable to determine the cause of death because of the remains’ condition.

Police ask that anyone with information on the case contact Detective Ernest Matsu­moto at 961-2379 or ematsu­

Interruption in water service to last 6 hours

The Kauai Department of Water has scheduled a water outage for the Kala­heo area from 11 p.m. Thursday to 5 a.m. Friday to allow contractor Kaiwa Con­struction to connect to the water system.

Customers along Papa­lina Road from the Kaumualii Highway intersection to the Maka Road intersection, as well as those along Alelo Road, Auwae Road, Puu Kulana Place, Lapuuna Place, Puu Lani Place, Texeira Tract and a portion of Puu Road, will have no water service.

The department will provide potable water at the Kala­heo Neighborhood Center. Customers will need to bring their own containers.

A detailed map of all affected streets is at www.kauai­

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