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2 men hurt in East Honolulu crash

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    Two men were hospitalized Friday after a multiple-vehicle accident on Kalanianaole Highway near Kalani High School.

A 49-year-old man was in serious condition and a 42-year-old man in critical condition Friday after a multiple-vehicle accident on Kalanianaole Highway near Kalani High School at about 1 p.m., according to Honolulu Emergency Medical Services.

One man was treated for head injuries and the other for neck pain, EMS reported.

Both were transported to area hospitals.

Woman at Maui beach goes missing

The Coast Guard on Friday was continuing the search for a woman reported missing off of Kihei after she was last seen at Cove Beach Park.

Emily Walton was believed to be with her boyfriend at the beach from about 4:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday. The Coast Guard said he reported leaving the beach and returned at about 9 p.m. but couldn’t find Walton.

He called 911 and reported her missing.

Some of her belongings, except her cellphone, were still on the beach. The Coast Guard deployed its 45-foot response boat Thursday night, which searched for Walton in waters off the beach. The Coast Guard said it’s uncertain whether Walton was in the ocean, according to a news release.

The response boat and MH-65 Dolphin helicopter continued the search Friday. The Coast Guard cutter Kittiwake also assisted.

Walton was last seen wearing a black bikini. She is described as having a partially shaved head, dark blond hair and green eyes. The Coast Guard said her boyfriend described her as a good swimmer.

Anyone with information on Walton’s whereabouts is asked to call the Coast Guard Sector command center at 842-2600.

Sewage spill taints Lake Wilson

State health officials advise the public to stay out of the water at Lake Wilson due to a sewage spill caused by a broken pipe.

The discharge occurred Thursday near 319 Walker Ave. where approximately 2,850 gallons of wastewater spilled into a nearby storm drain, according to the Department of Health’s Clean Water Branch. The drain empties into the lake, also known as the Wahiawa Reservoir, near the end of Olive Avenue.

City crews have since recovered 300 gallons of wastewater from the lake.

Warning signs were posted and staff collected water samples. The public is advised to stay out of the water until signs are removed.

Argument ends with knife attack

Police arrested a 49-year-old man after he allegedly assaulted a 47-year-old man with a kitchen knife in Kalihi.

At about 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, police said, the suspect got involved in an argument with the victim. It escalated when the suspect used the knife and assaulted the victim. Police said the 49-year-old man sustained numerous lacerations to his head and neck.

Patrol officers responded to the assault.

Police said the victim’s injuries were not life-threatening, and he was treated and released from the hospital.

The suspect also was taken to a hospital for treatment, and was arrested on suspicion of second-degree assault.

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