Hawaii Plans to Move Homeless People Away from Tourist Areas

October 17, 2014 by  
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Hawaii may be the quintessential beach bum destination, but a new law lets authorities move the state’s homeless population away from tourist spots, and it’s making life difficult for those genuinely homeless. The Associated Press reports that Honolulu City Council recently approved several measures that will help it get rid of homeless people in touristy areas – including one that bans people from sitting and lying down on sidewalks in the popular surfing destination of Waikiki . They are also planning to move many of Oahu ’s 4,700 homeless people to a temporary campsite on a remote, mostly industrial island that’s far removed from the resorts. Read the rest of Hawaii Plans to Move Homeless People Away from Tourist Areas Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: criminalize , hawaii , homeless , honalulu , honalulu city council , law , Move! , resorts , sand island , Waikiki

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