City and County of Honolulu, ACLU jointly dismiss ‘public welfare laws’ lawsuit

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Robert San Agustin received a citation from an Honolulu Police Department officer for structures on the sidewalk of Ilalo Street in Kaka‘ako on Monday, July 8, 2024. San Agustin lives in a tent around the area, but was watching over the encampment for a family of four, who were away at work for the day.

HONOLULU — The American Civil Liberties Union of Hawai‘i and the City and County of Honolulu on Monday jointly agreed to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the city’s homeless sweeps program on O‘ahu.