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Kokua Line: Dredged material from Ala Wai Canal will be sent out to sea

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Dredging work and equipment are seen on the Ala Wai Canal in Waikiki Tuesday as the state Department of Land and Natural Resources begins a $21 million dredging project after nearly two decades of buildup of sludge, sediment and debris in the man-made canal.

    JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Dredging work and equipment are seen on the Ala Wai Canal in Waikiki Tuesday as the state Department of Land and Natural Resources begins a $21 million dredging project after nearly two decades of buildup of sludge, sediment and debris in the man-made canal.

The South Oahu disposal site, which is about four miles offshore from Pearl Harbor, is one of five EPA-approved ocean disposal sites for dredged material from Hawaii. Read more

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