Benefits of Ground Radar

Benefits of Ground-Penetrating Radar in Utility Locating Ground-penetrating radar is a method used to help locate, identify, and label underground utilities. These can be wastewater pipes, traffic lights, electric grids, natural gas, fiber optics, and telephone lines. Companies use various detection and location methods for a vast number of underground lines. Of all the detection […]

Cesspools: Several Hawaii businesses fined more than $300K…

Honolulu, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow.com) – Several Hawaii businesses fined more than $300K for failing to close large capacity cesspools. Several businesses in Hawaii have been fined a combined total of more than $300,000 for failing to close their large capacity cesspools that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said can pollute groundwater and nearshore waters where people […]

City weighs Kapahulu repaving options after gas fire…

Lisa Kubota – HawaiiNewsNow, Honolulu Hawaii. Nearly two months after a huge gas pipeline fire, crews have discovered more than a dozen other shallow spots along Kapahulu Avenue. City officials are now weighing their options as they try to move forward with the $4 million project to repave the busy roadway from the Honolulu Zoo […]

Incentive: State pitches cesspool upgrades…

Brittany Lyte – The Garden Island Lihue, Hawaii. Small number of Kauai residents would be eligible for incentive program. State health officials are drafting rules for a ban on cesspools as well as a tax credit incentive program that would help a small percentage of property owners upgrade to a more environmentally friendly waste system. […]

Pray you never have a sinkhole…

Thanks to insurance ‘reform,’ pray you never have a sinkhole… By Scott Maxwell – Taking Names. OK, so no one ever wants to deal with a sinkhole. One day your house is fine. The next, it’s sinking into the ground, like a scene from “Poltergeist.” Why? Because as journalist Steve Lemongello recently reported in this […]

Couple Accused of Lying about Sinkhole…

Florida Couple Accused of Allegedly Lying about Sinkhole to Homebuyer by Susanna Kim via Good Morning America – A couple in Florida is accused of lying about a sinkhole on their property to a homebuyer after cashing an insurance check without fixing it. Glenn Jasen, 64, and his wife Kathryn, 63, of Spring Hill, Tennessee, […]

Ground Penetrating Radar Debuts in Hawaii….

Radiodetection’s RD1000+ provides high-performance subsurface imaging for buried utilities in a rugged and competitively priced Ground Penetrating Radar system. Designed for the utility industry, the RD1000+ features a wide-band sensor capable of detecting plastic and ceramic utilities at depths of up to 8m / 27’ deep. Once a utility is detected, the operator can simply […]

Kapahulu road work fire raises concerns…

Kapahulu road work fire raises concerns with other city projects Brent Remadna – KHON2 Honolulu Hawaii. A fire that burned for hours and left two workers injured has lead the city to take a closer look at how they check for utilities. In February re-surfacing work began on Kapahulu Avenue. The project was supposed to […]

Sinkhole swallows pickup truck in Palolo Valley…

Sinkhole swallows pickup truck while crews respond to water main break in Palolo Valley. By Ramsay Wharton – HawaiiNewsNow Honolulu, Hawaii. BWS- Board of Water Supply crews are responding to a 16-inch water main break and sinkhole located on 10th Avenue and Hinahina Street. The water main break, which was reported Thursday at around 6:05 […]

100+ traffic cameras restored after construction damage…

By Kristine Uyeno – KHON 2-News. All traffic cameras damaged in a construction mishap Wednesday night were back up and running Friday. Crews worked day and night Thursday to restore 101 of the city’s 265 traffic cameras in Leeward, West and Windward Oahu. A contractor for the Honolulu rail transit project accidentally damaged a fiber […]

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