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The Conversation: Sen. Mazie Hirono tours Red Hill; Lānaʻi teachers avoid evictions for now

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(Dec. 23, 2021) – Rear Adm. John Korka, Commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC), and Chief of Civil Engineers, leads Navy and civilian water quality personnel through the tunnels of the Red Hill fuel storage facility.
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