POSTED: 5:23 p.m. HST, Jan 2, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 5:51 p.m. HST, Jan 2, 2013
The number of fireworks-related complaints received by the Honolulu Police Department this New Year’s holiday period was 31 percent less than the previous year.
HPD said it received 593 fireworks-related complaints between Dec. 26 and Jan. 2, down from the 854 complaints received a year ago. Officers issued 80 citations for fireworks this year, and arrested one adult and one juvenile, HPD said.
This is the fourth consecutive year complaints have gone down, from a high of 1,840 in 2009.