Ryan Finnerty

Hours of service for city lifeguards will be extended from sun up to sun down beginning on July 1, 2021 under a measure signed on Thursday by Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell.

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City lifeguard services would be available sunrise to sunset by July 2021 under a measure headed to Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell's desk.

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A proposal to expand lifeguard hours at Oahu beaches remains alive despite concerns that arose at a City Council committee meeting Thursday.

The Conversation: Monday, June 18th, 2018

Jun 18, 2018
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East Rift Zone Insurance; Lifeguard Shortage; Maui College Solar; Last Taxi Dance

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Less than two months into 2018, ten people have already died from drowning on Maui. Our panel today explores issues of ocean safety including lifeguard staff size, visitor outreach, training, and more. 

Wayne Yoshioka

The Honolulu City Council is recommending lifeguard coverage be expanded on O’ahu beaches.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.