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Studies and discussions leave Kahaluu Lagoon polluted

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The mouth of the Kahaluu Lagoon is seen from a bridge on Thursday, October 27, 2017 in Kahaluu. The lagoon has had ongoing pollution problems, which have deterred people from using its waters for recreation and fishing.

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A sign at the water’s edge at Kahaluu Lagoon last month in Kahaluu warned potential water users of pollution. The lagoon has had ongoing pollution problems, deterring people from using its water for recreation and fishing.

Two years after the Department of Health warned residents to stay out of Kahaluu Lagoon and the channel leading to Kaneohe Bay because tests indicated raw sewage from cesspools was likely polluting the water, there’s no indication that the water quality will improve anytime soon. Read more

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