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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