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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Tuesday, December 10, 2002

Metal net to contain Makapu'u rockslides

Photos by Deborah Booker
Advertiser Staff Photographer

Right: A Huey helicopter owned by Pacific Helicopters yesterday lowered an 1,800-pound metal mesh net onto the hillside at Makapu'u Point.

Below: After the net was lowered, workers with Royal Contracting placed it over the hillside in an effort to stop rocks from falling onto the highway below.