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Senate OKs over $200M for canal improvements

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Federal funding will help improve the Ala Wai Canal and watershed to reduce flood risks in the area. In August, the canal was filled with brown water from runoff in the streams that feed it.

The U.S. Senate voted 99- 1 to pass legislation Wednesday that includes more than $212 million in federal funding to improve the Ala Wai Canal. Read more

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