Wednesday’s Need to Know

Be very careful if you’re heading to the beach today. A high surf warning is now in effect for east facing shores of Hawaii until 6 tomorrow morning.

A traffic alert for Waimanalo residents. Kalanianaole highway is still closed in both directions, between Bellows and Inoaole Street because of a downed telephone pole from yesterday’s accident. police are detouring traffic. we’ll let you know when it opens.

Oahu’s plastic bag ban does not apply to military installations because they are under the jurisdiction of the department of defense. so city ordinances do not apply.

The latest on tropical storm Guillermo. The storm system is moving west-northwest and that motion is expected to continue over the next several days.

Crews are clearing debris out of ditches and streams in Honolulu in preparation for Guillermo. The storm is expected to pass north of Hawaii but will bring heavy rains to the islands.

Crews are still working to get a wildfire in central Oahu under control. It’s grown to about 500 acres and is now just 20 percent contained.

Several agencies are meeting today to discuss possible solutions to the turtle problem at the Arizona memorial. Over the last week sea turtles feeding too close to the dock have forced officials to cancel tours.sea turtles are protected under state and federal law.

A ban on fishing for big eye tuna in Hawaiian waters starts today. The national marine fisheries service says the catch limit for the year has already been reached.

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