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Missed deadline threatens $220M in federal funding for Ala Wai project

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The Ala Wai Canal dredging project, which includes repairing some of the walls, is slated to start in August or September of this year. The project will dredge the Ala Wai Canal to depths ranging from 6 to 12 feet removing about 186,000 cubic yards of build-up.

City and state officials missed a Wednesday deadline to reach an agreement that would have given them access to $220 million in federal funding to shore up the Ala Wai Canal and its watershed to protect Waikiki and several other Oahu neighborhoods from flooding. Read more

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