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Sinkhole fix complicated by ‘a lot of unknowns’

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                City officials held a news conference Wednesday to discuss their investigation into a sinkhole at the intersection of Halekauwila and Cooke streets that has caused road closures in the area. Jean Jeremiah, a resident from a nearby condo, talked with state Sen. Sharon Moriwaki, left, and City Council member Tyler Dos Santos-Tam about the issue.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    City officials held a news conference Wednesday to discuss their investigation into a sinkhole at the intersection of Halekauwila and Cooke streets that has caused road closures in the area. Jean Jeremiah, a resident from a nearby condo, talked with state Sen. Sharon Moriwaki, left, and City Council member Tyler Dos Santos-Tam about the issue.

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                                Road closures as a result of a sinkhole have negatively impacted businesses in the area. Kymberly Sparlin, deputy director of the Office of Economic Revitalization, addressed the media with business owners and constituent educators standing behind her.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Road closures as a result of a sinkhole have negatively impacted businesses in the area. Kymberly Sparlin, deputy director of the Office of Economic Revitalization, addressed the media with business owners and constituent educators standing behind her.

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                                ”<strong>We really don’t know how severe the voids are, the size of the voids. Once we start digging, we’ll have a better idea.”</strong>
                                <strong>Haku Milles</strong>
                                <em>Acting director of the city’s Department of Design and Construction</em>

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    We really don’t know how severe the voids are, the size of the voids. Once we start digging, we’ll have a better idea.”

    Haku Milles

    Acting director of the city’s Department of Design and Construction

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Area residents have had to deal with the disruption the road closures have caused. Na Lei Hulu Kupuna residents congregated around a road barrier in front of their condominium.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Area residents have had to deal with the disruption the road closures have caused. Na Lei Hulu Kupuna residents congregated around a road barrier in front of their condominium.

A sinkhole in Kakaako that led city officials to close the intersection at Halekauwila and Cooke streets in October is months away from a fix. Read more

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