Friday’s Need to Know

Hurricane Guillermo continues to gain strength 17-hundred miles southeast of the Hawaiian islands. Over the next several days, it could intensify. By Sunday, it could weaken as it approaches the islands.

More road work kicks off Friday night on the H-1 freeway near the airport. At 9 p.m., crews will close two lanes on the westbound side between the Keehi Interchange and the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam off-ramp. This will last until 12:01 a.m. on Monday.

Hawaii Island police are asking for help finding this man. He allegedly entered the Puna Geo Thermal Venture without permission and damaged a doorframe and wall. If you recognize him, call Hawaii Island Crimestoppers.

Crews will be testing sirens in Windward Oahu on Friday at Kawai Nui Neighborhood Park and Swanzy Beach Park. They’ll be sounding between 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Hawaii authorities warn travelers to watch their luggage after some recent luggage thefts. In May, someone stole a bag at Kahului Airport on Maui, and more recently, at Lihue Airport on Kauai.

After months of renovations, Aloha Tower Marketplace is set to open on Monday. It will include a new Barnes and Noble college bookstore as well as other shops and dorms for HPU students.

The city is still auditing the number of trash or recycling bins, and won’t give out extra bins until it finishes the audit. The city started the audit in April in to make sure all routes are evenly staffed with trash collectors.

The Department of Education received $10 million to alleviate overcrowding issues across the state. It’ll spend a portion of that money on plans for a new building at Campbell, the state’s largest public high school.

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