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‘Die-in’ staged at state Capitol to protest Navy’s handling of Red Hill tainted-water problem

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    During the Star-Advertiser's "Spotlight Hawaii" livestream, Honolulu Board of Water Supply manager and chief engineer Ernie Lau said the Halawa shaft could be shut down for years, even permanently, amid the Red Hill water contamination crisis.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Jamaica Osorio of UH Manoa Indigenous Politics sang “Aloha ‘Oe” while protesters sprawled on the ground around him. People gathered Friday at the state Capitol calling for the Red Hill Fuel Storage Facility to be shut down.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Jamaica Osorio of UH Manoa Indigenous Politics sang “Aloha ‘Oe” while protesters sprawled on the ground around him. People gathered Friday at the state Capitol calling for the Red Hill Fuel Storage Facility to be shut down.

A diverse crowd of about 250 joined a “die-in” on the grounds of the state Capitol Friday afternoon to protest the Navy’s handling of the water-contamination crisis at Red Hill, which has sickened thousands of military family members and possibly threatens a major source of drinking water for the broader community. Read more

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