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City Council approves ‘distracted walking’ bill

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / 2016

    People who look at their phones while crossing the street could be cited and fined $15 to $35 for their first offense. Pedestrians cross Dole Street near the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

A bill that would bar pedestrians from looking at their cellphones or other electronic mobile devices while crossing the street won final approval from the Honolulu City Council Wednesday. Read more

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