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Get bulky trash under control


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 21, 2013

~~<p>The time to make the streets of Honolulu more presentable is long past, so it's a great relief to see that a new ordinance discouraging the trashing of sidewalks with bulky items will take effect May 1.</p>
<p>There will be challenges in enforcement, of course: There are only four inspectors to spot the scofflaws on Oahu. Also, those tagged will have a week to remove the trash, as well as the opportunity to appeal the citation before they'd have to shell out for the $250 fine (which increases with each subsequent offense).</p>
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The time to make the streets of Honolulu more presentable is long past, so it's a great relief to see that a new ordinance discouraging the trashing of sidewalks with bulky items will take effect May 1.

There will be challenges in enforcement, of course: There are only four inspectors to spot the scofflaws on Oahu. Also, those tagged will have a week to remove the trash, as well as the opportunity to appeal the citation before they'd have to shell out for the $250 fine (which increases with each subsequent offense). Login for more...



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