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Protester arrested as Occupy Honolulu site is cleared

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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
Trish Morikawa, Honolulu County housing director, removed an "Occupy" sign from Thomas Square Thursday.
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Protester Laulani Teale talked to workers and police as the Occupy Honolulu encampment was dismantled.
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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
City crews removed the belongings of Occupy Honolulu protesters Thursday at Thomas Square. A man was arrested after sitting in his tent, holding it while dancing and finally blocking the city workers from loading up their backhoe.