LAST MONTH’S SEWAGE SPILL NEAR KO OLINA MAY HAVE GONE UNDETECTED FOR A FULL DAY BEFORE COUNCILWOMAN KYMBERLY PINE SPOKE KAHIKINA ABOUT THE SPILL. KAHIKINA TOLD THE COUNCILWOMAN THAT COUNCILWOMAN PINE TELLS ME IT WAS A PRODUCTIVE CONVERSATION WITH THE QUESTIONS FOR NEARLY A WEEK NOW… SILENCE! The latest information we received from the city is that more than 200-thousand gallons of raw sewage spilled November 30th, which officials already knew the days later. An email form the city spokesman said the trouble how it was detected the city didn’t answer. manolo: “So there’s still a question of how long the spill discovered but again that’s just an estimation.” Councilmember Pine also addressed the issue of revealing more information to the public and she was told manolo: “Meaning they’ll have a immediately?” Pine: “I think what they need to reveal to the public is the type of testing that they have like to improve that media response.” We asked more questions about what we learned today. If the Sand Island Treatment plant monitors sewage spills, how could one go undetected for 24 hours? manolo: “So what type of detection systems are in place here at the treatment plant and are there any plans to improve them? Those are some of the questions we’re asking the city and we have yet to get a response.” Our questions have been ignored since Friday when we started asking about a possible mix up over which public information officer Andrew Pereira. manolo: “Hey Andrew this is Councilmember Pine is optimistic though and got assurance from the city that the sewage pipes in that area will be replaced. I’m very happy for my community that they will get REVEALED ON THE SPILL REPORT SUBMITTED TO THE STATE HEALTH FOR AN EXTENSION. WE WILL LET YOU KNOW WHEN IT’S SUBMITTED. MANOLO MORALES KHON2 NEWS.