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Column: Managed access to Haiku Stairs better than taking them out

  • Jay Silberman is a retired U.S. Coast Guard environmental protection specialist who served as the USCG project manager for the Haiku Stairs prior to the Omega Station closure; he is a board member of the nonprofit Friends of Haiku Stairs.

    Jay Silberman is a retired U.S. Coast Guard environmental protection specialist who served as the USCG project manager for the Haiku Stairs prior to the Omega Station closure; he is a board member of the nonprofit Friends of Haiku Stairs.

The Honolulu City Council’s Housing and Economy Committee met on July 20 to discuss Resolution 21-154, which calls for the Haiku Stairs’ destruction. Some 1,440 pieces of written testimony from the public were submitted; 1,336 of them (92.8%) opposed the resolution. Despite this overwhelming lack of support, the resolution was adopted. Why? Read more

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