Posts Tagged: Accidents

State, Military Investigate Freeway Crash

State, Military Investigate Freeway Crash by Minna Sugimoto HONOLULU (KHNL) — Both the state and military are investigating the freeway crash, which severed the main traffic artery linking downtown Honolulu to Leeward and Central Oahu. A freeway fiasco. “It’s going to be a huge bill,” Scott Ishikawa, state Department of Transportation, said. State officials expect… Read more »

Military trailer rig smashes into overpass, snarls traffic for hours

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARBULLETIN.COM Motorists were still snarled in heavy traffic late last night on the H-1 freeway near Middle Street in Kalihi. STUCK » A structural accident on an H-1 overpass snarls traffic for hours » Officials are unsure if westbound lanes will reopen this afternoon By Mary Adamski Work at the site… Read more »

Car carrying soldiers may have been racing in fiery freeway crash

The Honolulu Advertiser reported: Funeral services for Mariano “Mel” Melvin Salangdron, a Safety Systems Hawai’i employee who was killed in a fiery crash on the H-1 Freeway on Feb. 13, will be held Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Salangdron, 49, was riding in a flatbed truck owned by Safety Systems that was doing its… Read more »

Okinawans protest crimes by US troops

Published on Thursday, July 13, 2000 in the Frankfurter Rundschau (Germany) Okinawans Outraged Over Crimes By Troops Of ‘Rogue Superpower America’ by Karl Grobe Bowing to Japanese concerns about a string of incidents involving American troops stationed on Okinawa, United States military authorities on the Japanese island have this week imposed an indefinite curfew and… Read more »