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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 5, 2006
FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION
“Compared to last year, this year’s celebration was much safer, with far fewer accidents and incidents of illegal fireworks activity,” Hannemann said.
The mayor credited the Honolulu Fire Department, Honolulu Police Department and the Emergency Services Department with educating the public about the importance of making the holiday a safe one.
“There was much more awareness this year about the dangers associated with fireworks activity in public parks where thousands of people, many of them children, congregate,” Hannemann said. “We had great cooperation from local residents who camped overnight on the 3rd in
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|Wednesday, July 05, 2006|