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STAR-ADVERTISER CTY - An unidentified man smokes a cigarette near the ocean on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 at Waikiki Beach. The smoking ban already has passed out of its first committee by a 4-1 vote, and appears poised to pass Wednesday, Dec. 5, in the second of three required votes. The bill, whose primary concern is cigarette butt litter and the effects of second-hand smoke, would ban smoking at Kapiolani Park and its surrounding areas, Kuhio Beach Park, Duke Kahanamoku Beach Park, the beach portion of Ala Moana Park and Sandy Beach Park.(Jamm Aquino/The Honolulu Star-Advertiser).