Monday’s Need to Know

Crews will begin conducting prescribed burns at Schofield Barracks Monday; expect smoke in Central Oahu. The burns will continue for about a week.

Two lanes are closed on Kuhio Avenue near the zoo as crews continue work on a water line break. We’re told repairs should be complete by Monday afternoon.

Crews will begin repair work Monday morning on the Paumalu Stream Bridge on the North Shore. One lane will be closed from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays. The project is expected to be complete by the end of July.

HPD is still searching for suspects after someone vandalized the new police memorial Friday night. If you know anything, call police.
The new permit process for that 30 Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea gets underway Monday. Lawmakers meet for the first hearing after Hawaii’s Supreme Court voided the $1.4 billion project’s original permit back in December.
A brown water advisory is in effect for Waimea Bay on Oahu because storm runoff could’ve washed pollutants like debris, animal matter, and cesspool overflow into the ocean. Officials say if the water is brown, stay out.
The Hilo Plant Quarantine office is now in a new facility at the airport. Officials say the can complete inspections faster, and products will reach their final destination quicker.
About 1,000 people welcomed Hokulea in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. Native American tribes, DC-area hula halau, and Kamehameha Schools students gave cultural performances. Hokulea will be in the DC area for about two weeks.

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