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Chinatown liquor store to get license despite protest

  • GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Maunakea Liquor & Grocery’s license to sell alcohol has come up for renewal. The store has been under scrutiny by the Chinatown community and the Liquor Commission because of complaints by neighbors regarding public drinking, drug dealing and other crimes.

  • GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A shopper in Chinatown passed by people sitting near the Maunakea Liquor & Grocery store in Chinatown on Wednesday. The Liquor Commission approved the renewal of the store’s liquor license despite complaints of illegal activity linked to the store.

The Honolulu Liquor Commission plans to renew the license of a Chinatown liquor store in the face of significant opposition from community members and government officials. Read more

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