Friday’s Need to Know

Swimmers beware. A high surf advisory is in effect for north and west facing shores of the Hawaiian Islands.

City and union leaders are working together on plans to avoid more missed trash pickups on Oahu. Officials encourage drivers to call for help if they are running behind.

Overnight bridge repairs close one lane of Kamehameha Highway in Wahiawa starting Sunday night. Traffic will be contraflowed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

You can help a family in need through our Laulima Day Giving Drive. Just bring a new, unwrapped gift and enjoy prizes and entertainment this Saturday.

The dengue fever outbreak on Hawaii Island is now the state’s largest, with 130 people infected. Centers for Disease Control officials are on Hawaii Island to help stop the outbreak.

JEM Raw nut butter spread is being recalled after a salmonella outbreak affecting nearly a dozen states, including Hawaii. The product was distributed nationwide in retail stores and through mail order.

Fiat Chrysler recalls 2013 and 2014 Dodge Darts because of a defect that could affect the brake systems.

If you’re hitting the beach Friday, an influx of box jellies is expected. Look for jellyfish warning signs or ask a lifeguard before swimming.

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