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 […]

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