State, Counties Weigh Options for Abandoned Vehicles

Mar 21, 2018

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Complaints about junked cars in neighborhoods across the state hit a crescendo last year. The eyesore threw light on a dilemma over automobiles left on the sides of roads. State lawmakers have been hearing measures to try and solve the complaints. One bill to require removal of cars within 10 days is getting push-back from the counties. The real issue is lack of space to store derelict and abandoned vehicles.

The Conversation's Catherine Cruz talked with Honolulu's Department of Customer Services Director Sheri Kajiwara about the proposed legislation and the problem with abandoned vehicles.