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Community group wants rescue tubes across Oahu

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A grass-roots effort by citizens including members of the Hawaii Kai Lions Club led to the installation of a rescue tube at China Wall in Portlock to help prevent drownings at the site. Pictured at China Wall on Nov. 9 are Hawaii Kai Lions Club members David Iwana, left, Bill Modglin, Peggy Oyama and Eric Kvick.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Above, Bryson Johnson, 15, jumps into the water at China Wall.

At a popular spot known as China Wall on Oahu’s east shore, a yellow rescue tube is mounted on a pole high up in the bushes. Read more

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