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The mayor said that the city’s homelessness initiatives are making a real difference for hundreds of homeless people.
Homeless encampments grew to about 180 people as the state created the rules for what do with their property when it clears them out. And those rules are already under fire.
The Honolulu Charter Commission is receiving wide-ranging proposals to beef up the Police Commission and create other ways to address officer misconduct.
As the ACLU launches a legal battle against Honolulu’s sweeps of homeless encampments, it points to a Los Angeles case in which that city’s sweeps were ruled unconstitutional.