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Safe and Dangerous Places in Honolulu

by Katherine Johnson. Posted Oct 4th 2010 09:43 PM
Areas to Avoid Honolulu


Honolulu, Oahu's urban center in the midst of paradise, is well known for its pristine beaches and year-round sunny weather. Areas to avoid in Honolulu are few, as it does not have major gang or gun problems like many large cities, but outdoor recreation can provide plenty of dangerous places for those not aware of the risks.

According to the Honolulu Police Department, Honolulu's violent crime rate is much lower than other large cities. The police are visible and have a strong presence throughout the city. Nearly all of their violent crimes cases have been solved, but Honolulu dangers still include car break-ins and people driving while intoxicated. Honolulu is a very safe city to visit and you should feel comfortable knowing you do not have to fear for your safety.

Remembering to lock your car doors, removing valuables from your car, and never leaving valuables unattended on the beach will set you on your way to a safe and trouble-free vacation. A little bit of common sense and prevention will go a long way when visiting Honolulu.
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