Council passes ‘mandatory’ sprinkler bill that allows owners to opt out
By Gordon Y.K. Pang email@example.com
April 26, 2018
Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Enjoy this free story!
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / JULY 14
A bill passed Wednesday by the Honolulu City Council in the wake of the deadly fire at the Marco Polo condominium requires about 150 older high-rises to install fire sprinklers, but lets them opt out of the potentially costly retrofit if they pass several fire-safety evaluations.