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Chinatown merchants told to use standardized trash bags

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Mayor Kirk Caldwell announced Monday that the city is now requiring trash from Chinatown businesses to be placed in large yellow trash bags for pickup.

  • COURTESY CHU LAN SHUBERT-KWOCK

    Above, trash is stacked up along a Chinatown street.

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Mayor Kirk Caldwell delivered the new trash bags Monday to Dexing Li of 555 Market, located on the corner of Kekaulike Mall and North King Street. Also pictured is Li’s wife, Haiyan Li, and 4-year-old son, Enoch Yu.

City officials are hoping a new refuse disposal policy for Chinatown merchants will improve the eternally messy trash situation in Honolulu’s oldest neighborhood. Read more

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