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Waikiki public parking lot sits empty due to discreet signage

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                                As the lot sits unused, the city is missing out on a potential revenue source.

    DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    As the lot sits unused, the city is missing out on a potential revenue source.

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                                The Ritz-Carlton Residences looms over a reopened municipal metered lot.

    DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The Ritz-Carlton Residences looms over a reopened municipal metered lot.

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                                Discreet signage points to the lot’s entrance.

    DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Discreet signage points to the lot’s entrance.

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                                A locked gate into the parking lot faces Kuhio Avenue. Drivers have to go under a portion of the Ritz-Carlton building to get to the official entrance to the public lot.

    DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A locked gate into the parking lot faces Kuhio Avenue. Drivers have to go under a portion of the Ritz-Carlton building to get to the official entrance to the public lot.

Waikiki is notorious for its lack of parking, especially inexpensive parking — yet a city lot with 50 stalls in the heart of the tourist district is sitting empty. Read more

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