Sen. Shimabukuro’s OMPO Testimony re Farrington Hwy Realignment Feasibility Study

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WOW! Pizza by the Sea 11/15/14

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Education Update: Construction Projects for Waianae Coast Schools

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Wendy M. Ogawa, Secretary
Nanakuli-Waianae Complex Area
Department of Education
Leeward District Office
601 Kamokila Boulevard Kapolei, Hawaii  96707
(808) 692-8000 (808) 692-7899 (Fax)

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Star-Advertiser: ‘Input Is Sought on Fireworks Plan’ – Comment Deadline 11/28/14

A proposal to shoot off seized pyrotechnics at a site in Nanakuli has some concerned
By Leila Fujimori
Star-Advertiser
POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Oct 20, 2014

Nanakuli residents will get a chance to air their concerns this week on a proposal to dispose of a large cache of fireworks — remnants of the fatal 2011 Wai­kele storage bunker explosion — by shooting them off at a property in their neighborhood.

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See ‘Sen. Shimabukuro Strongly Opposed to Emergency Permit Request for Treatment and Storage of Waste Fireworks from Grucci and Landowner‘ 10/17/14
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The U.S. Department of Treasury tapped Grucci Inc., a professional fireworks display company, to dispose of the fireworks, which were seized after being illegally shipped to Hono­lulu, said Steven Chang, chief of the Department of Health’s Solid and Hazardous Waste Branch.

A public notice ran in Tuesday’s legal ad section of the Hono­lulu Star-Advertiser that said Grucci was seeking an emergency permit to store and dispose of fireworks, but the notice failed to provide any information on a comment period.

The Health Department has until Nov. 28 to receive public comment before it may grant a 90-day permit, which is expected to be renewed for another 90 days, to Grucci to set off 5,400 pyrotechnic devices on a property owned by Robert Hoo­huli at 87-879 Paa­kea Road. Continue reading