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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM Tom Grande, sitting with his partner, Kathleen Dowd, on the back lanai of their Waimanalo home, displays a photo of a mound of fill dirt and unknown debris he says was dumped behind his house more than a decade ago. Vegetation now covers the mound.
COURTESY THOMAS R. GRANDE One of the issues in the dispute is whether a mound on the hill above Tom Grande’s home presents a potential danger, with the area being within the projected inundation zone should the Waimanalo Reservoir fail.