Honolulu City Council's Bill 44 includes for its foundation: "Sitting or lying down on the sidewalk is not the intended or customary use of public sidewalks." You don't need to be in Hawaii three weeks to know that's not true.
There are chronic cries for more police services along this 20-mile stretch where police response can take up to forty minutes. In fact, there is a joke amongst locals to call the fire department for emergency as they are always available!
It's tough to figure out Mayor Kirk Caldwell's logic and his fiscal priorities. Honolulu deserves fact-and-merit-based collaboration with its citizenry in order to ensure that everybody wins. It would be a travesty for Oahu if politics will render the Kahuku Municipal Golf Course into oblivion.