“Pohakuloa Training Area munitions raise concerns as Mauna Loa lava creeps closer.”
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Pōhakuloa Training Area munitions raise concerns as Mauna Loa lava creeps closer
Activists and community members are concerned about other possible munitions at the training area, given what they characterize as the military’s history and lack of transparency at Pōhakuloa. Activists and health watchdogs say a survey is long overdue and that it has been requested over the last two decades. Military officials have said there’s no risk.
Fire damages Kaka‘ako businesses
Twelve units with 45 firefighters responded to the fire at 762 Queen St. shortly after 1:35 a.m. Firefighters brought the fire under control just before 6:10 a.m. and extinguished it shortly before 7 a.m. Two businesses, Lin’s Hawaiian Snacks and Used Surfboards Hawaii, sustained damage in the fire.