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Crime down in Waikiki, police tell safety summit

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                 The Visitor Industry Public Safety Coalition held a Visitor Public Safety Conference at the Hawai‘i Convention Center on Thursday. A panel on substance abuse and mental health was moderated by Rick Egged, president, Waikiki Improvement Association, left, with Melanie Boehm, divisional social services director, Salvation Army; Jennifer Hickman, director of operations, Institute for Human Services; and Jill Wright, director of philanthropy and community relations, Institute for Human Services.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The Visitor Industry Public Safety Coalition held a Visitor Public Safety Conference at the Hawai‘i Convention Center on Thursday. A panel on substance abuse and mental health was moderated by Rick Egged, president, Waikiki Improvement Association, left, with Melanie Boehm, divisional social services director, Salvation Army; Jennifer Hickman, director of operations, Institute for Human Services; and Jill Wright, director of philanthropy and community relations, Institute for Human Services.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The Visitor Industry Public Safety Coalition held a Visitor Public Safety Conference at the Hawai‘i Convention Center on Thursday. A panel on substance abuse and mental health was moderated by Rick Egged, president, Waikiki Improvement Association, left, with Melanie Boehm, divisional social services director, Salvation Army; Jennifer Hickman, director of operations, Institute for Human Services; and Jill Wright, director of philanthropy and community relations, Institute for Human Services.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The Visitor Industry Public Safety Coalition held a Visitor Public Safety Conference at the Hawai‘i Convention Center on Thursday. A panel on substance abuse and mental health was moderated by Rick Egged, president, Waikiki Improvement Association, left, with Melanie Boehm, divisional social services director, Salvation Army; Jennifer Hickman, director of operations, Institute for Human Services; and Jill Wright, director of philanthropy and community relations, Institute for Human Services.

Crime in Waikiki is down in every category but theft so far this year as hotels, businesses, police, social service providers and government partner to ensure a mix of enforcement and programs help to ensure public safety. Read more

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