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A proposal to shoot off seized pyrotechnics at a site in Nanakuli has some concerned
By Leila Fujimori
POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Oct 20, 2014

Nanakuli residents will get a chance to air their concerns this week on a proposal to dispose of a large cache of fireworks — remnants of the fatal 2011 Wai­kele storage bunker explosion — by shooting them off at a property in their neighborhood.

See ‘Sen. Shimabukuro Strongly Opposed to Emergency Permit Request for Treatment and Storage of Waste Fireworks from Grucci and Landowner‘ 10/17/14

The U.S. Department of Treasury tapped Grucci Inc., a professional fireworks display company, to dispose of the fireworks, which were seized after being illegally shipped to Hono­lulu, said Steven Chang, chief of the Department of Health’s Solid and Hazardous Waste Branch.

A public notice ran in Tuesday’s legal ad section of the Hono­lulu Star-Advertiser that said Grucci…

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