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BONE FRAGMENT FOUND, WATER MAIN BREAK ON PENSACOLA, LEGENDARY SURFBOARD SHAPER DIES

Here's what's happening this morning on Sunrise:


BONE FRAGMENT FOUND

A bone fragment was found at the site of a water main repair. Police say that on Sunday evening the Board of Water Supply was excavating a road in Makiki to repair a broken water mainThat's where they discovered a bone fragment. The fragment was passed to homicide detail to determine if it's human or animal bone.

WATER MAIN BREAK ON PENSACOLA

The Board of Water Supply crews responded to a main break near the corner of Pensacola and Hoolai Streets. The break was reported about 2:30 p.m. today, and forced the closure of the two left lanes on Pensacola Street as well as complete closure of Hoolai Street due to the resulting debris. The Board of Water Supply crews reported that at about 5 a.m. they had restored water to the area, but were still working to finish repairs. The far right lane and two left lanes on Pensacola Street are still closed.


LEGENDARY SURFBOARD SHAPER DIES

Sad news for the surfing world this morning: legendary surfboard shaper Donald Takayama has died. The Hawaii native died of a heart attack yesterday. Takayama was born in Waikiki. As a young surfer he finished runner-up in the U.S. Surfboard Championships in 1966 and 1967. He also dabbled in acting, appearing in "Surf Crazy" in 1959, "Barefoot Adventure" in 1960, and most notably in the 1999 film, "The Seedling." He eventually started his own surfboard label, "Hawaiian Pro Designs." Takayama was 68 years old.

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