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Council panel delays vote on expanding fireworks use

The proposal to allow fountains and sparklers needs more review

By Gordon Y.K. Pang

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 25, 2014

~~<p>A bill allowing Oahu consumers to set off sparklers and fountains on New Year's Eve has been deferred by a Hono&shy;lulu City Council committee.</p>
<p>Councilwoman Carol Fuku&shy;naga, who chairs the Public Safety and Economic Development Committee, said members of her committee decided to hold off a vote on Bill 5 Tuesday because they want to review what impacts the new legislation might have.</p>
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A bill allowing Oahu consumers to set off sparklers and fountains on New Year's Eve has been deferred by a Hono­lulu City Council committee.

Councilwoman Carol Fuku­naga, who chairs the Public Safety and Economic Development Committee, said members of her committee decided to hold off a vote on Bill 5 Tuesday because they want to review what impacts the new legislation might have. Login for more...



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