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Police address public on Pokemon

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A man named Mo played Pokemon GO on his phone at Ala Moana Center on Wednesday. He said he bought a new phone just for the app.

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    Kyle Jantoc, top left, Tyler Orian and Troy Carballo played Pokemon GO along Pohukaina Street in Kakaako after work Wednesday.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Camille Dunham and Ashley Witwell played along South Street. “My brother has declared war and I am determined to kick butt,” Witwell declared.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Thee stage area at Ala Moana Center is a designated Pokemon GO “gym.”

With Pokemon fever sweeping the nation after the release of the smartphone app Pokemon GO, the Honolulu Police Department is issuing tips aimed at keeping gamers safe while strolling in parks, shopping malls and other areas in search of cartoon monsters. Read more

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