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The bills aimed at moving homeless people out of tourist hotspots were approved in a meeting Wednesday. The council was under pressure from the tourism industry. Hotel representatives say visitors complain about safety and defecation. Critics say the proposals will criminalize homelessness. Councilman Breene Harimoto, who voted against most of the bills, says the council is helping the public view homeless people as objects to be swept away. The city also is planning a temporary legal campsite on a remote, mostly industrial island far from resorts, parts of which were previously used as an internment camp and former dump.
originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: ArchPlayer
Movng them to a toxic waste dump? What's next, killing them???
Where does the article you quoted say that the homeless facility would be at a toxic waste dump?
parts of which were previously used as an internment camp and former dump.
originally posted by: rickymouse
What! Free room and board in the nice climate of Hawaii just by acting like a homeless person? Maybe it's time to break out the old clothes and buy a ticket to Hawaii. Hopefully I don't have to live on the streets around all those tourists for too long. Minds a whizzing, hope they have open WIFI at that camp.
originally posted by: Poppcocked
a reply to: ArchPlayer
So go and pick up as many as you can, bring em to your house and care for them.
You obviously care a great deal about this problem so im sure you will be more than happy to take my advice.
originally posted by: xuenchen
One of these days we will see suggestions like moving the homeless populations to semi-permanent camp areas.
Then somebody will get the bright idea to allow companies to try simple manufacturing or service staging in those camps.
Watch for this any time now.
originally posted by: Yeahkeepwatchingme
a reply to: hopenotfeariswhatweneed
According to this it was used as a dump for ash and solid municipal waste. It was active from 1934-1999.
Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)—more commonly known as trash or garbage—consists of everyday items we use and then throw away, such as product packaging, grass clippings, furniture, clothing, bottles, food scraps, newspapers, appliances, paint, and batteries. This comes from our homes, schools, hospitals, and businesses.