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  1. More sewage spills prompt warnings in Wahiawa and KailuaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Warning signs are posted at Wahiawa Reservoir and Nuupia Pond in Kailua after spills of more than 300,000 gallons of raw and partially-treated sewage. The city reports that 187,153 gallons of partially disinfected and treated sewage went through the outfall of the Wahiawa Wastewater Treatment Plant into the Wahiawa Reservoir between 6:02 a.m. until 8 a.m. Monday.

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  2. A gathering in Wahiawa seeks ways to help the homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Recommendations from a Wahiawa community meeting focused on homeless issues Tuesday night could go to Gov. David Ige and his homeless task force, Mayor Kirk Caldwell, City Council members and legislative leaders as early as next week, adding Wahiawa's ideas to how the entire state should treat the homeless. State Rep. Marcus Oshiro organized Tuesday's standing-room-only meeting at the Wahiawa Hongwanji Mission, which included the creation of the Wahiawa Homeless Alliance "to make sure we're not forgotten or left behind," Oshiro told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

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  3. Lawmaker sets meeting on homeless in WahiawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    State Rep. Marcus Oshiro contends the number of homeless people in Wahiawa is woefully underreported, so he's bringing together government officials, landowners, businesses and social service providers Tuesday night to get a clearer picture of what's really going on. "Everyone's having some encounter: puffs of smoke near the bridge and near the Birthing Stones," Oshiro said.

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  4. 911 Report: 7 are hurt in crash that closes highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Seven people were hurt, including one critically, in a crash Saturday that closed Kamehameha Highway in both directions near Wahiawa, authorities said. The crash happened about 12:50 p.m. near Kamehameha Highway and Plantation Road.

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  5. Suspects in Whitmore Village murder case enter pleasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Yellow police tape surrounded a home in Whitmore Village where the body of William Aki Jr. was found June 24. The suspects in the death of a 65-year-old Whitmore Village man two months ago will be tried in October. All four suspects - Angelita Rosa, Shaun Branco-Taguchi, Shane Rodrigues and Jessica Samson - were arraigned by closed circuit video from Oahu Community Correctional Center Monday.

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  6. 4 Wahiawa schools reopen after rain eases fire threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Classes resumed Wednesday at the four Wahiawa schools that were closed Tuesday because of possible dangers from a brush fire that has been burning since Saturday. The Department of Education said in a tweet Wednesday that Iliahi Elementary, Wahiawa Elementary, Wahiawa Middle and Leilehua High schools reopened because overnight rain improved conditions in the area near California Avenue where the schools are located.

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  7. Schools in limbo amid thick smokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    State Department of Education officials will decide Wednesday morning whether to reopen four Wahiawa schools that were closed Tuesday due to smoke from wildfires. DOE officials spent Tuesday monitoring whether the heavy smoke would clear up enough to resume classes, while federal and state firefighters continued to battle blazes that began over the weekend in the Ewa Forest Reserve.

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  8. Four schools closed due to Wahiawa brush fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    An evacuation order for area residents from about 100 homes was lifted at 8 p.m. Monday as the winds died down. Fire officials Monday reported the brush fire was just 10 percent contained, and has burned 475 acres.

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  9. Fires force evacuations in WahiawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Two Wahiawa wildfires that forced evacuation of some buildings on a Navy installation and about 100 homes appeared to have died down at about 8 p.m. Monday, and officials allowed residents to return to their homes. The wildfires were among three that charred a total of 475 acres in Wahiawa, said fire Capt.

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  10. Newswatch: Work starts on bridge in WahiawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Work begins Monday on a $7.9 million repair project on the Karsten Thot Bridge in Wahiawa, the state Department of Transportation announced in a news release. The project might require lane closures or even the full closure of the Kamehameha Highway bridge between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. until the project is completed in April.

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  11. Firefighters battle pair of blazes near WahiawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A wildfire above Wahiawa grew to 75 acres Sunday from 4 acres a day earlier as state fire crews dealt with high winds and steep terrain, the Department of Land and Natural Resources said shortly before 5 p.m. The fire was burning through native trees and ferns in the Poamoho section of the Ewa Forest Reserve, said department spokeswoman Deborah Ward by telephone. A wildfire above Wahiawa grew to 75 acres Sunday from 4 acres a day earlier as state fire crews dealt with high winds and steep terrain, the Department of Land and Natural Resources said shortly before 5 p.m. The fire was burning through native trees and ferns in the Poamoho section of the Ewa Forest Reserve, said department spokeswoman Deborah Ward by telephone.

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  12. Strong winds, steep terrain frustrate efforts to contain wildfire above WahiawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A wildfire above Wahiawa grew to 75 acres Sunday from 4 acres a day earlier as state fire crews dealt with high winds and steep terrain, the state Department of Land and Natural Resources said shortly before 5 p.m. The fire was burning through native trees and ferns in the Poamoho section of the Ewa Forest Reserve, said department spokeswoman Deborah Ward by telephone. She said the fire was only 10 percent contained despite the efforts of 13 firefighters from the Division of Forestry and Wildlife and two helicopters making water drops.

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  13. Work begins on $7.9 million Karsten Thot Bridge repair projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A pedestrian crossed the Karsten Thot Bridge at the north end of Wahiawa before the start of a repair project that closed the bridge in 2012. Work begins Monday on a $7.9 million repair project on the Karsten Thot Bridge in Wahiawa, the state Department of Transportation announced in a news release.

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  14. Newswatch: State to close parts of Wahiawa parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The Division of State Parks will close parts of Wahiawa Freshwater State Recreation Area on weekdays for hazardous tree removal over the next two weeks, starting Monday, August 3. A contractor will be removing six albizia trees next to the boat launch ramp and nearby parking areas, which will be closed on weekdays. If this section is completed early, it will be reopened to the public.

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  15. Motorcyclist dies in Wahiawa crash; Wilikina Drive closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The motorcyclist apparently struck a pole and died at the scene of his injuries at about 5:26 a.m., according to an Emergency Medical Services report.

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  16. 2 injured in 3-car crash in WahiawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Paramedics assessed, treated and transported two patients to a hospital. A 35-year-old male driver was taken in serious condition.

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  17. Man seriously injured while trimming tree in WahiawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Fire Capt. David Jenkins said the tree trimmer was on a boom truck when he cut a branch, and it fell on him.

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  18. Hiker hallucinating by time of his rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    By Day 5 I had a 10 percent chance of living, Justin Clark said Monday after his release from the hospital. I was so lucky they found me within two hours of giving up on me.

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  19. Autopsies ordered for recent water-related deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The medical examiner's office will perform autopsies to determine the cause of death of two people, including a visitor from China, who died in two separate water-related incidents last week. On Thursday, Kirsten Abe, 20, of Wahiawa, was brought to shore unresponsive at White Plains Beach at Barbers Point at 9:45 a.m. She had been paddle boarding in the area.

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  20. Firefighters rescue hiker after 4-day searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Honolulu Fire Capt. David Jenkins said firefighters found Clark in the mountains about 4 p.m. He was alert and conscious, but dehydrated and exhausted.

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