Pedestrian, 85, critically injured
An 85-year-old man was critically injured yesterday when he was struck by a station wagon while was walking across Kalaniana'ole Highway near Wa'a Street in Wai'alae Iki.
The pedestrian was in a marked crosswalk, said police traffic investigator Sgt. John Agno.
A woman, 82, who was driving the 2003 Saturn station wagon, was not injured.
The station wagon was traveling west in the middle of three highway lanes when it hit the pedestrian at 10:54 a.m., Agno said. There is no traffic signal at the crosswalk.
The man suffered injuries to his head, torso and legs and was taken to The Queen's Medical Center in critical condition, Agno said.
SEARCH GOES ON FOR HIT-RUN SUSPECTS
Honolulu CrimeStoppers yesterday issued a second bulletin seeking suspect information on a fatal hit-and-run accident Saturday near Honolulu International Airport.
Yesterday's bulletin seeks help in identifying two people who fled from a gold Chevrolet Astro van involved in the crash.
John Jackson, 56, was killed in the 3:40 a.m. collision on Nimitz Highway and Ohohia Street. Jackson was hitching a motorcycle trailer to a parked Mustang when a van hit the car.
A man and woman with Jackson were injured.
Anyone with information may call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300 or *CRIME on a cell phone.
CrimeStoppers also is seeking information on hit-and-run accidents Oct. 21 in 'Aiea and Oct. 26 in Kane'ohe.
The suspect vehicle in the 'Aiea case is a tan or silver pickup truck, possibly a GMC. The truck hit a boy walking his bicycle across Kamehameha Highway at 7:30 p.m.
Police are also seeking information on the driver of a light green vehicle that struck a man on Kawa Street in Kane'ohe.
FERRY BARGE CAUSES DAMAGE IN KAHULUI
Minor damage was reported at Kahului Harbor when a mooring line holding a barge used to move vehicles onto and off the Hawaii Superferry snapped on Wednesday, the state Transportation Department said.
DOT spokesman Scott Ishikawa said the incident happened at 4 p.m. Two tugboats relocated the barge to another mooring area and the incident did not disrupt harbor operations, Ishikawa said.
ELECTRICITY BACK ON FOR 340 CUSTOMERS
Electrical power was restored yesterday afternoon to about 340 Hawaiian Electric Co. customers in the Halawa, Red Hill and Moanalua areas that had been without service since about 5:30 yesterday morning.
HECO spokesman Darren Pai said electricity was restored to the customers by 2:18 p.m.