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. (Source: 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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