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Editorial: Fireworks outlaws must be deterred

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Fireworks blanket the night sky during the Aloha Tower Marketplace’s “Party of the Year” event in downtown Honolulu on Thurs., Dec. 31, 2015.

On Oahu, one can apply for a fireworks permit from the city anytime during the year. However, most permits are specific to one event, such as New Year’s, Chinese New Year and July Fourth. And purchase of firecrackers — the only legal consumer pyrotechnics on Oahu — is limited to five days before sanctioned booming starts. Read more

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