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Chinatown dealing with wave of thefts

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Theft is up in Hawaii's Chinatown, and business owners are struggling to find solutions.

HONOLULU (KITV)- Small stores like Rahat Market in Chinatown in Honolulu say they are seeing a wave of crime right now -- and they're concerned about what comes along with the thefts.

Orathay Rasapout works this grocery market in Chinatown. If someone tries to steal something out of the store while she's there, she has to think twice about stopping him.

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