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Engineers propose changes to Ala Wai flood project

  • JAMM AQUINO/JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Palolo resident Sean Scanlan walks along the grass fringe above Pukele Stream behind his residence on Feb. 3, 2019. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is now recommending the removal of two huge basins planned for Pukele and Waiomao streams and improving the system above Manoa Marketplace to increase protection for the University of Hawaii at Manoa and lower Honolulu neighborhoods.

    JAMM AQUINO/JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Palolo resident Sean Scanlan walks along the grass fringe above Pukele Stream behind his residence on Feb. 3, 2019. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is now recommending the removal of two huge basins planned for Pukele and Waiomao streams and improving the system above Manoa Marketplace to increase protection for the University of Hawaii at Manoa and lower Honolulu neighborhoods.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is recommending changes to its $345 million Ala Wai Flood Risk Management Project, including removal of two huge basins planned for Pukele and Waiomao streams and improving the system above Manoa Marketplace to increase protection for the University of Hawaii at Manoa and lower Honolulu neighborhoods. Read more

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