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‘Weed and Seed’ program planned for Waikiki

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                A virtual town hall meeting held Thursday addressed public safety and homelessness in Waikiki. Above, beachgoers walked Thursday along Kalakaua Avenue near the Honolulu Police Department substation.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A virtual town hall meeting held Thursday addressed public safety and homelessness in Waikiki. Above, beachgoers walked Thursday along Kalakaua Avenue near the Honolulu Police Department substation.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Boarded and graffiti-ridden windows are seen at the former Moose McGillycuddy’s Pub and Cafe on Lewers Street, an area that has become a hot spot for crime in Waikiki.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Boarded and graffiti-ridden windows are seen at the former Moose McGillycuddy’s Pub and Cafe on Lewers Street, an area that has become a hot spot for crime in Waikiki.

Honolulu Prosecutor Steve Alm said the multiagency program, which seeks to “weed out” criminals from a particular district and then “seed” communities by investing in social and economic revitalization, has led to many arrests in the Chinatown and Kalihi-Palama areas. Read more

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