From the Star-Advertiser:

As bad as the driving experience was last weekend on the Waianae Coast, the situation could have been worse: A medical emergency response, or some other critical-response need, could have been delayed by the traffic logjam.

The water main break on Saturday, exacerbated by damage to a sewer line and the subsequent shutdown of part of Farrington Highway for two days, illuminated the public safety risk the community faces. The cause — as it has been for many years — is the lack of a serviceable emergency access road for the coast, when the main arterial highway is disabled . . . read more. 

To read more about Councilmember Pine’s efforts to increase access to the Waianae Coast Emergency Access Road, click here.