On May 14, 2024, a person cycling eastbound in the bike lane on Kalākaua Avenue in Waikīkī, crashed after a vehicle passenger opened their door into the bike lane.
The 66-year-old male was taken to an area hospital in serious condition. According to the Vehicular Homicide Section of HPD, on May 17, 2024, he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.
No other information has been provided to Hawai‘i Bicycling League. If you know the deceased person or witnessed this crash, please let us know by calling our office at (808) 735-5756 or email at bicycle@hbl.org.
On May 24, 2024, the Honolulu Star Advertiser identified him as Alan Margol of Honolulu. We express our sincere condolences to his family and friends. 
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We will be updating our website in response to emerging developments regarding this tragic incident.