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Honolulu mayor signs fire safety measure into law, giving high-rise condo owners more options

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(Video: Craig T. Kojima)
Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell signed Bill 96, a fire safety bill, into law at Rainbow Place Condominiums in Moiliili, on Thursday, May 2, 2019. The signed bill updates a city ordinance pertaining to sprinklers systems in existing high-rise residential buildings.
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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

Mayor Kirk Caldwell, joined by Honolulu Fire Chief Manuel Neves, left, and others, signed the high-rise fire safety bill Thursday. Behind him is the Rainbow Place condo, which was hit by a fire last month.