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Burning more discards could save money as recycling gets more expensive, but environmentalists say it’s the cost of caring for the planet.
Sorting and selling recyclables hauled away in blue bins no longer makes economic sense, the audit found.
The city is seeking a court order to clean up a house where decades of piled trash have provided a haven for rats and feral cats.
Three Honolulu City Council bills would further restrict where homeless people can be. Critics say that would worsen the problem.
A new committee will study which high rises are at greatest risk, fire safety technology and financial incentives for condo owners.
The Department of Environmental Services lacks the resources to ensure residents follow the rules, a city audit found.
UPDATED 8/10/2017: Honolulu Council members vote to allow Kaneohe’s Hawaiian Memorial Park to grow by 28 acres.
So far no agency is willing to take on responsibility for the Haiku Stairs, a legendary hiking destination, from the Board of Water Supply.
They approve a call for a fire safety group established more than 10 years ago to reconvene.
Councilman Trevor Ozawa wants the state to ban offshore alcohol use and disorderly behavior at holiday weekend events.