Pine pushes for more police on Ewa Beach-Waianae coast

From the Star-Advertiser: 

Population growth and concerns over crime have prompted some residents and officials to call for a greater police presence on the Leeward Coast.

City Councilwoman Kymberly Pine, who represents the area, introduced two resolutions urging the Honolulu Police Department to “add more officers to better cover District 8,” which spans Ewa Beach to Waianae, and to report on the establishment of a new patrol district in Waianae.

Pine said she hopes the measures will help provide relief to her Council district, the third most populated on Oahu, raking in the third highest number of criminal offenses in 2013, as much of the island’s growth is expected in West Oahu . . . read more.