Explore cancellation of landfill contract, councilwoman urges
The deal with Waste Management of Hawaii has termination clauses, a city official says
Gordon Y.K. Pang
The federal indictment of Waste Management of Hawaii and two of its top officials last week over their handling of Oahu’s landfill has Honolulu City Council members seeking answers and at least one questioning whether the city should continue its 20-year operating contract.
Councilwoman Kymberly Pine’s district includes the Leeward Coast where overflow from the Waimanalo Gulch Sanitary Landfill caused syringes and other needles to wash onto the shoreline in January 2011.
5 May 2014