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MAYOR HANNEMANN TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETINGS ON RAIL, RECYCLING

 

            Mayor Mufi Hannemann will hold an important community meeting on the City’s rail transit project this Monday evening, and will hold a series of additional meetings later this month on the rail plan and the coming expansion of curbside residential recycling.

 

            Monday’s meeting on rail transit will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the cafeteria of Radford High School, 4361 Salt Lake Boulevard.

 

Mayor Hannemann today announced that the City’s highly successful curbside residential recycling program will expand in November to 40,000 more homes, on the North Shore from Mokuleia to Sunset Beach; in the Windward communities of Kailua and Lanikai; and in East Oahu from Kuliouou to Kapahulu and Manoa.

 

The community meetings focused on the expansion of curbside recycling and the City’s rail transit project will be held on:

 

·        Wednesday, April 9, 6:30 p.m., at the Pali Golf Course clubhouse,

       45-050 Kamehameha Highway;

 

·        Monday, April 14, 6:30 p.m., at the Kalani High School cafeteria,

      4680 Kalanianaole Highway;

 

·        Monday, April 28, 6:30 p.m., at Haleiwa Elementary School,

      66-505 Haleiwa Road.

 

The City will further expand the important recycling service island-wide by May of 2010, Mayor Hannemann announced.

 

In May of 2009, the program will expand from Waipio Gentry to Halawa; in Wahiawa, Whitmore, Waipio Estates and Launani Valley; in Kaneohe; and in Waimanalo.

 

In November of 2009, further expansion will include the areas from Foster Village to Makiki; and from Kahuku to Kahaluu.

 

Finally, in May 2010, curbside recycling will expand to Makakilo, Waikele and Waipahu; Ewa Beach to West Loch; and Honokai Hale to Makua on the Leeward Coast.

 

Contact: Bill Brennan, 527-6928.

Monday, April 07, 2008

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