City hires 24/7 security guards to curtail homeless in 9 Oahu parks
By Dan Nakaso firstname.lastname@example.org
Nov. 16, 2018
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(Video: Cindy Ellen Russell)
Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell announced on Thursday, November 15, 2018 that he was hiring security guards from Hawaii Protective Association for one month to see if there are fewer complaints about homeless in the parks.
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Mayor Kirk Caldwell, left, and Ross Sasamura, director of facility maintenance, spoke with the press Thursday at Old Stadium Park.
Employees from Hawaii Protective Association will be donning the uniform displayed in the foreground as they patrol parks to prevent homeless encampments from forming.