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Catalytic converter thieves target nonprofit’s homeless outreach RV

  • COURTESY HAWAII H.O.M.E. PROJECT
                                Thieves stole the catalytic converter from the UH homeless RV when it was parked in Kakaako on Feb. 3.

    COURTESY HAWAII H.O.M.E. PROJECT

    Thieves stole the catalytic converter from the UH homeless RV when it was parked in Kakaako on Feb. 3.

Replacement catalytic converters typically run around $1,000. But replacing the unit on the RV requires an expensive, special order “because the vehicle is so large,” Omori said. “It’s not just like any other truck or van. It’s not easy to get it.” Read more

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