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City & County of Honolulu Trash Truck left smoldering after a fire broke out

July 26, 2015


A City and County of Honolulu Trash Truck caught fire today near the Pearl City Walmart. Smoke from the fire was reported and could be seen from as far away as the McDonald’s and Baby’s Our Us Store. The Honolulu Fire Department responded and quickly extinguished the Fire located in the Bed of the Trash […]

Homes and Schools that sits atop the Navy Red Hill Fuel Tanks and Tunnels lack Fire Protection

September 10, 2014


We reported the lack of any DOD fire protection and standards in an April 1, 2014 article before the arrival of Defense Secretary Hagel here in Honolulu. The Navy Red Hill Fuel Facility – the document reads for itself – ” the CURRENT SITUATION: The existing underground fueling facility at Red Hill has inadequate fire […]

Honolulu Fire Department’s ongoing battle with a Makakilo Forest Fire reaches 17 days

September 8, 2014


Article by Tina Quizon September 7, 2014 Honolulu Fire Department’s ongoing battle to extinguish a difficult Makakilo fire has now reached a critical 17 days. This morning Honolulu Fire Department (HFD) had 7 battalions of fire crews on the scene in a hard to reach Makakilo forest area. And despite the valiant effort by the […]

“Down to the Wire” time for action to save Hawaii’s forest, endangered species and wildlife

September 1, 2014


September 1, 2014, Article by Tina Quizon As the fire in the Makakilo Forest re-ignited again yesterday, the blaze illuminated the night sky last night. And this mornings revelations reveal that we are down to the wire. In need of quick action from fire officials and for military intervention to put out the fire and […]

Will “Defense Secretary Hagel” address the Navy Red Hill Fuel Tank Leaks and the growing problems for Oahu groundwater

April 1, 2014


Article by Tina Quizon, Posted on April 1, 2014 Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will meet  this week with Navy Admiral Samuel J. Locklear III, Commander of the U.S. Pacific Command,  here on Oahu. But many of us want to know if Defense Secretary Hagel will take to task  and address the problems with the Navy Red Hill […]