By Gordon Y.K. Pang The Honolulu Star-Advertiser | Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 12:05 a.m.
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Tom Jones, Chair of Hawaii Restaurant Association (HRA) and President and co-owner of Gyotaku Japanese Restaurants, raises the alarm on potential devastating impacts for consumers and businesses of proposed ban on plastics and foam in a press conference in front of Honolulu Hale. They show some of the various plastic bags and containers that would no longer be able to be used. (PHOTO BY DENNIS ODA / Honolulu Star-Advertiser)
HONOLULU Oahu would have the strictest single-use plastics ban in the state under a bill that is likely to pass a final vote of the Honolulu City Council today.