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Criminalizing Homelessness: Reject the Sidewalk Sit-Lie Ban Bills PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Criminalizing Homelessness: Reject the Sidewalk Sit-Lie Ban Bills

The bans haven't worked elsewhere, the need hasn't been demonstrated and Honolulu already has tools for moving street people along.
Residents of Chinatown High-Rise to Get Homeless and Mentally Ill Neighbors

Residents of Chinatown High-Rise to Get Homeless and Mentally Ill Neighbors

City looks to Pauahi Hale, currently housing for the poor, as a location for people with various needs. The reaction of current residents and neighbors remains to be seen.
Housing Policy Is Helping to Kill Chinatown

Housing Policy Is Helping to Kill Chinatown

A longtime resident of the area offers a long-term view on changes and policy failings.
Chinatown Housing Deal Sparks Debate on Low-Income Residents PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Chinatown Housing Deal Sparks Debate on Low-Income Residents

A new City Council amendment could displace more than 300 people in downtown Honolulu.
Chinatown Tenant Income Levels Debated in City Housing Sale PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Chinatown Tenant Income Levels Debated in City Housing Sale

Opponents of a City Council resolution fear it will encourage "gentrification."
Should Hawaii Lawmakers Create a ‘Koreatown’ in Honolulu? PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Should Hawaii Lawmakers Create a ‘Koreatown’ in Honolulu?

Rep. Sharon Har is trying to establish Koreatown on Keeaumoku Street but many are skeptical of the idea.

Snake Found on Chinatown Sidewalk

A live, two-and-a-half foot snake was found on a Chinatown sidewalk Tuesday morning. It was identified as a non-venomous rainbow…

Honolulu City Council Considers Selling Land to Help Fix Up Downtown, Chinatown

Honolulu City Council members are thinking of selling some of the city’s property to help pay for revitalizing downtown Honolulu…

Hawaii Legislators to Host ‘Talk Story’ on Chinatown Housing Sale

State and city officials are hosting a meeting on Monday to answer questions about plans to sell affordable housing complexes…

Chinatown Lost? City Should Rethink Affordable Housing Sale ‘Travesty’

Residents and City Council members are being "grossly misled."
HPD Wants $100K To Fix Broken Cameras in Chinatown

HPD Wants $100K To Fix Broken Cameras in Chinatown

Fifteen of the 26 security cameras in Chinatown aren’t working, and the Honolulu Police Department has budgeted $100,000 to…

Carlisle’s ‘Month In Chinatown’

Mayor Peter Carlisle will be down in Chinatown tomorrow with community leaders and lion dancers to launch the “Month In…