Workers continue to pull invasive algae from Maunalua Bay

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Workers who have spent months restoring Maunalua Bay will soon hit a major milestone.

Wednesday afternoon, they'll pull the two-millionth pound of invasive algae from the waters there.

They began the Maunalua Bay Reef Restoration Project, also known as "The Great Huki," back in April.

Farmers in the area, along with researchers at UH Manoa, have been using the algae as compost.

The entire restoration project  is expected to be done in February.

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