Sidewalk crackdown may expand on Oahu

Sidewalk crackdown may expand on Oahu

Caldwell says he is likely to support the measure as he signs bills to clean up problems in Waikiki

Gordon Y.K. Pang
Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Moments before signing into law a bill making it illegal for people to sit or lie on Wai­kiki sidewalks, Hono­lulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell said Tuesday he is leaning toward supporting a separate proposal that would apply the same ban in business districts of six other Oahu neighborhoods.

In addition to Bill 42, the so-called “sit-lie” bill for Wai­kiki, Caldwell on Tuesday signed Bill 43, prohibiting urinating and defecating in public places in Wai­kiki. He also signed Bill 46, which bans urinating and defecating in public in all other parts of Oahu except the downtown-Chinatown area, which is covered by a state law…

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Honolulu Star-Advertiser
17 September 2014

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