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Waiawa Flood Toxic Debris "Pathways To Paradise" - part 1.wmv

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Published on Mar 23, 2012

A lack of action by the City of Honolulu, the State of Hawaii, and the Military to maintain or manage the flooding at Waiawa Stream. As Debris, toxic runoff, car parts continue to clog the stream and the surrounding area. The Civil Defense and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have also chosen to turn a blind eye to the situation.

All though the State in one of several incidents has cited the illegal junk yard for stacks and heaps cars, the owner is still allowed to continue daily operations and the detrimental environmental impact to the waterway & community.

Several years ago on March 29. 2006 the owner of ABC Auto Parts ( 794 Lehua Ave, #H) in Pearl City was fined $24,240 after the Department of Health found about 1,000 vehicles containing potentially hazardous fluids, many stacked along the stream edge and on an unprotected surface.

Run off of toxic hazardous petroleum products and other unknown substances can be seem in our Video as Fireman of the Hazmat unit walk along the area.

Filmed by Tina Quizon.

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