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City hires 24/7 security guards to curtail homeless in 9 Oahu parks

  • (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.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    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.

Pairs of unarmed, private security guards Thursday began rotating among nine city parks around the clock to clamp down on illegal homeless activity. Read more

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