Public warned away from Sunset Beach after extreme erosion
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2019
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Public warned away from Sunset Beach after extreme erosion

  • COURTESY HONOLULU OCEAN SAFETY AND LIFEGUARD SERVICES DIVISION

    An Ocean Safety storage room was teetering over a 20-foot drop at Sunset Beach today. City officials warned the public today to avoid Sunset Beach because of the extreme erosion.

  • COURTESY HONOLULU OCEAN SAFETY AND LIFEGUARD SERVICES DIVISION

    A close up of the edge of a storage room above a cliff caused by extreme erosion at Sunset Beach.

  • COURTESY HONOLULU OCEAN SAFETY AND LIFEGUARD SERVICES DIVISION

    Extreme erosion has created a hazardous condition at Sunset Beach on Oahu’s North Shore.

The city is urging the public to stay away from Sunset Beach because of a hazardous condition caused by extreme erosion, a Honolulu Ocean Safety Division spokeswoman said.

Shayne Enright, Ocean Safety spokeswoman, said today a storage room belonging to the division is teetering on the edge of a 20 foot drop because of the erosion.

She said city crews will determine a plan for the structure Monday.

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