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Chinatown Honolulu: Public bathrooms in Chinatown get rave reviews from homeless

Hawaii News Now – KGMB and KHNL

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) Every day, about 70 homeless people visit the two curbside public bathrooms the city installed in Pauahi Hale in Chinatown.

The homeless count on the public restrooms, installed in February, for a hot shower and a place to relieve themselves privately.

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“Plenty of people who live on the streets around here use those showers several times a week,” said Bill Hanrahan, of Mental Health Kokua’s Safe Haven.
The non-profit service provider oversees the operation, handing out toiletries and towels. The bathrooms are hosed down several times a day. Users get 10 minutes to……..