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City takes ownership of Leahi Avenue after community urging

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Waikiki Elementary School faces Leahi Avenue. Along the avenue are parks, a garden, plant nursery and fire station.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Waikiki Elementary School faces Leahi Avenue. Along the avenue are parks, a garden, plant nursery and fire station.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Above, Leahi Avenue is back to being a two-way street with people parking along the soft shoulder.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Above, Leahi Avenue is back to being a two-way street with people parking along the soft shoulder.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                At top, Mayor Rick Blangiardi signed a quitclaim deed for Leahi Avenue on Tuesday signaling the transfer of interest in the roadway to the City and County of Honolulu. City officials say they will put the street back to essentially the way it was before a private owner took away street parking and allowed food trucks to operate.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    At top, Mayor Rick Blangiardi signed a quitclaim deed for Leahi Avenue on Tuesday signaling the transfer of interest in the roadway to the City and County of Honolulu. City officials say they will put the street back to essentially the way it was before a private owner took away street parking and allowed food trucks to operate.

The city has officially taken ownership of Leahi Avenue from a private owner after there was community pushback due to parking fees and food truck activity. Read more

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