Friday, October 03, 2014
HPD may be given accelerated access to Fort DeRussy beach to sweep away homeless campers
by Larry Geller
Although an article in this morning’s Star-Advertiser indicated that it could be weeks before the Honolulu Police Department is given jurisdiction to enter and sweep the homeless off of the Fort DeRussy beach (currently under state control), the Board of Land and Natural Resources appears to be considering a speed-up option.
Although issuance of a revocable permit for beach management could take time, the BLNR will also consider
Authorizing the issuance of an immediate management right-of-entry to the City and County of Honolulu over the subject area…”
Related: Waikiki Homeless Migrate to Airport, Fort DeRussy Beach (Civil Beat, 10/3/2014)