Spill sends more than 12K gallons of sewage into Ala Wai Canal - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Spill sends more than 12K gallons of sewage into Ala Wai Canal

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WAIKIKI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Nearly 13,000 gallons of sewage spilled into a Waikiki storm drain Friday night, emptying into the Ala Wai Canal.

The spill happened about 6:40 p.m. at 2256 Seaview Ave. City Environment Services Department crews arrived about 10:30 p.m.

The spill was blamed on debris.

Warning signs have been posted, and the state Health Department is warning people to stay out of the Ala Wai Canal from Kapahulu Library to the Ala Wai Boat Harbor.

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