- September 15, 2021
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HONOLULU (KHON2) — A pole was knocked down after a garbage truck hit it.
It happened just after 12 noon on Monday, Sept. 13 in the Barber’s Point area.
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The Honolulu Fire Department was called to a building fire on Malakole Street and Kaiholo Street in Kapolei.
Utility lines were brought down that sparked the fire to a property in the area that does boat repairs.
The fire was out about a half an hour later.
HECO said the pole needs to be replaced, and 60 customers had their power knocked out.
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A Hawaiian Telcom representative confirmed that their lines were impacted but did not say if any customers were impacted.
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HONOLULU (KHON2) — On Tuesday, the Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS) announced Hana Public School Library will be temporarily closed, after an employee has recently tested positive for COVID-19.
HSPLS said out of an abundance of caution, the library will undergo a thorough cleaning. The anticipated reopening date is Thursday, Sept. 16.
HONOLULU (KHON2) — Also heading to space with the crew, an ukulele.
It’s among the payload being brought onto Inspiration4. The instrument made by Martin Guitar will be played by Chris Sembroski.
HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Bishop Museum will be hosting vaccination events at its campus on three upcoming Saturdays.
The museum will be working with the department of Health and Queen’s Medical Center, to offer the COVID vaccine for free.