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Bills would make catalytic converter theft a felony in Hawaii

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                                Pictured is an intact catalytic converter. It contains precious metals like platinum to help filter toxic gases from exhaust emissions.
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

Pictured is an intact catalytic converter. It contains precious metals like platinum to help filter toxic gases from exhaust emissions.

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Capitol Auto Services general manager Phillip Fox showed where thieves removed the catalytic converter from a Dodge van, which was undergoing repairs at the Waipio shop on Wednesday.
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

Capitol Auto Services general manager Phillip Fox showed where thieves removed the catalytic converter from a Dodge van, which was undergoing repairs at the Waipio shop on Wednesday.

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Pictured is an intact catalytic converter. It contains precious metals like platinum to help filter toxic gases from exhaust emissions.
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Capitol Auto Services general manager Phillip Fox showed where thieves removed the catalytic converter from a Dodge van, which was undergoing repairs at the Waipio shop on Wednesday.