City crews to repair a Waikiki rock wall, promenade impacted by erosion

City crews to repair a Waikiki rock wall, promenade impacted by erosion
Work is set to begin this week. (Source: Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Emergency repairs are underway at an erosion hot spot in Waikiki.

Crews are fixing a damaged concrete wall near Queen’s Surf Beach, where king tides took out a lifeguard tower last summer.

The city says crews will be removing the severely damaged ramp and rock wall as well as repairing the promenade wall right by Barefoot Beach Cafe. 

During the work, the promenade will be closed to foot traffic.

City officials say this is a direct result of rising sea levels taking a toll on infrastructure.

The work is expected to be finished by the end of January.

Repairing damage from an eroding beach in Waikīkī. Our maintenance crews will begin emergency repairs this week to the...

Posted by Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation on Sunday, January 10, 2021

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