Smoking now banned at 6 beachesUPDATED 8:08 PM HST Sep 08, 2013Video Transcript
Smoking is now included on the list of things prohibited on shoreline signs at 6 Honolulu city and county beaches. Beach Environmental Awareness Campaign Hawaii passed out notifications that smoking is now prohibited at Kapiolani Beach, Kuhio Beach, Duke Paoa Kahanamoku Beach... ...Sandy Beach, sandy areas of Ala Moana Beach Park, and Kapiolani Park. Volunteers picked up cigarette butts to remind tourists and residents of the ban. The plan is to have at least 150 signs installed. 1117 WE'VE ESTIMATED IN THE NEXT FOUR MONTHS THAT WE WILL REDUCE ABOUT 160,000 BUTTS FROM BEING LITTERED AND THEY ARE MADE OF PLASTIC 1125 The smoking ban for ALL Honolulu parks will take effect on January 1st of next year. The fine for lighting up is 100 dollars.