Monday’s Need to Know

There will be lane closures this week on the Honolulu bound side of the Pali Highway from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. between Kamehameha Highway and Waokanaka Street.

Maui officials will try to finalize a plan Monday to salvage a ship that ran aground Sunday in Hana Bay.

The state chose Judge Riki May Amano to oversee a new hearing for land use permits for the 30 Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea. Opponents wanted her out, but the state rejected that challenge.

Foster Botanical Gardens says a corpse flower will not start blooming Monday as originally expected, but it should happen soon.
We have a traffic alert for the H-1 freeway this week. Starting at 9 p.m., two west-bound lanes of the H-1 viaduct from the Keehi Interchange to the Aiea/ Pearlridge off-ramp will close, as well as  the Dillingham on-ramp. The pavement marking work continues nightly until 4:30 in the morning, through Friday.

Pilgrim’s pride is expanding a five million pound recall of fully cooked chicken products due to contamination with pieces of plastic or metal. Most of the expanded recalled products are sold under the name Green Dragon and have Asian seasoning on the chicken.

Honolulu police need your help in finding the person / people responsible for damaging in the men’s comfort station at Fern Community Park in Kalihi. The city says it happened Thursday, May 5, between 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. If you know who did this, call Honolulu Police.

Hawaii’s voyaging canoe sails to Tangier Island on Monday. Fishermen on Tangier, who call themselves watermen, invited the crew to fish with them. Hokulea crew will gather interviews with the community to bring lessons home. Hokulea will stay until Wednesday.

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