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Rift emerges on Honolulu Ocean Safety department plan

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                A lifeguard is on patrol at a City and County lifeguard tower in Ala Moana Regional Park.

    JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A lifeguard is on patrol at a City and County lifeguard tower in Ala Moana Regional Park.

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                A lifeguard tower is one of many at Ala Moana Regional Park. Honolulu’s lifeguard and ambulance services could be broken up in order to create the new Ocean Safety department.

    JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A lifeguard tower is one of many at Ala Moana Regional Park. Honolulu’s lifeguard and ambulance services could be broken up in order to create the new Ocean Safety department.

That divide centered on Council member Andria Tupola’s Resolution 50 which urges, via a voter-approved charter amendment, that Honolulu’s lifeguard and ambulance services be broken up to create that new department. Read more

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