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Letter: Ala Wai issue bigger than some houses

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    According to the final environmental impact statement for the Ala Wai Flood Control Project, the recommended plan would reduce flood risks by improving the flood warning system.


    Palolo residents David Youtz, left, and Steve Holmes looked over a map of their area Sunday during an informal gathering to address the Pukele detention basin project in Palolo Valley. Residents who live on Ipulei Place are affected by the planned basin, which is part of the Ala Wai Canal flood mitigation project.

After we narrowly dodged Hurricane Lane last year, I hope these “concerned” citizens spend a little more time thinking about their neighbors and their community and not just their slice of the pie. Read more

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