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Sewage Spill - Sewage Spill, Paukaa, Hawaii

Start Date: 2015-10-05

Cause: Equipment failure

Detail: The public is advised of a sewage spill in Paukaa, north of Honolii to Kahoa Place. The Department of Health was notified today by County of Hawaii that 150 gallons of raw, untreated sewage entered State waters via a storm drain system due to equipment failure. Warning signs have been posted and the public should stay out of the area until warning signs have been removed.

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Brown Water Advisory - Brown Water Advisory for Honokahua, Maui

Start Date: 2015-10-06

Cause: Heavy rains

Detail: A Brown Water Advisory is being issued for Honokahua Bay due to heavy rains. The public is advised to stay out of flood waters and storm water runoff due to possible overflowing cesspools, sewer manholes, pesticides, animal fecal matter, dead animals, pathogens, chemicals, and associated flood debris. If coastal waters are turbid and brown, stay out.

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