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Removing city-owned trees is illegal, officials confirm

By June Watanabe

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 04, 2014

~~<p><b>QUESTION</b>: This concerns a strip of land/dirt located between the street and the sidewalk and the trees planted on this strip. Recently, people cut down two trees planted on the strip. I have lived in our neighborhood for 30 years, and the trees easily had been here 50 years. Can they do this? I know it's after the fact, but what can be done?</p>
<p><strong>ANSWER</strong>: A tree-trimming supervisor from the city's Urban Forestry Division investigated your complaint and found two city allspice trees cut to ground level.</p>
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QUESTION: This concerns a strip of land/dirt located between the street and the sidewalk and the trees planted on this strip. Recently, people cut down two trees planted on the strip. I have lived in our neighborhood for 30 years, and the trees easily had been here 50 years. Can they do this? I know it's after the fact, but what can be done?

ANSWER: A tree-trimming supervisor from the city's Urban Forestry Division investigated your complaint and found two city allspice trees cut to ground level. Login for more...



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