Tourists Beached After 500,000 Gallons Of Sewage Flood Waikiki

Honolulu’s famed Waikiki Beach is closed after an estimated 500,000 gallons of untreated wastewater came pouring out of several manholes on Monday.

After a weekend of thunderstorms and extreme humidity, debris reportedly clogged storm drains while the heavy rains had overwhelmed the city’s sewage system.

Authorities are now urging the public to stay away from most of Waikiki, Hawaii’s most popular tourist attraction — and that means not entering the ocean along the beachfront.

It could be a couple of days before it’s safe enough for people to go back in the water, read more >>>

Source : HuffingtonPost.Com

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