It will be a familiar sight.

The city’s maintenance crew is going back to Kakaako on Tuesday to enforce the stored property and sidewalk nuisance ordinances.

In recent days, dozens of homeless people have returned to the sidewalks along Ohe and Olomehani streets — the epicenter of what had been Honolulu’s biggest homeless community near the Hawaii Children’s Discovery Center.

Until last week, most of them were staying at two nearby parks — Kewalo Basin Park and Kakaako Waterfront Park — following the city’s month-long cleanup effort at the encampment.

But state officials began enforcing the nighttime closure rules at the parks on Tuesday, displacing a population estimated to be about 180.

Kakaako Returnees

In recent days, dozens of homeless people have returned to the sidewalks in Kakaako — two months after the city’s enforcement actions there.

Rui Kaneya/Civil Beat

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