Downed kiawe trees at Kapiolani Park to be removed

Downed kiawe trees at Kapiolani Park to be removed
Crews began work Saturday to remove the large trees. (Hawaii News Now)

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - City contractors began work Saturday to remove large trees that fell in last weekend’s wild weather.

The work is taking place at Kapiolani park. Workers are chopping away at century-old kiawe trees that toppled over in last week’s strong winds.

The tallest of the three trees to fall was reportedly about 60 feet high.

A city spokesperson says the removal work is expected to be completed within a weeks time.

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