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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, May 9, 2001

Protest group's march to begin at noon

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Advertiser Staff

Today's march, organized by the protest group ADBwatch, will run from noon to 2:15 p.m. through Waikiki from Ala Moana Park to Kapi'olani Park, where a rally will be held until 9 p.m.

From Ala Moana Park, the march proceeds along Atkinson Drive to the Hawai'i Convention Center, where the Asian Development Bank is holding its annual meeting.

Here is the schedule:

• Noon to 12:15 p.m., the protesters march will cross Ala Moana from Ala Moana Park to Atkinson Drive.

• From about 12:15 to 1:15 p.m., protest in front of the convention center.

• From about 1:15 to 1:30 p.m., all traffic on Kalakaua Avenue will be prohibited between Fern Street and through Waikiki as the march proceeds toward Kapi'olani Park. A detour route will be established on Fern Street and McCully Street for traffic headed into Waikiki.

• After 1:30 p.m., traffic heading into Waikiki will be detoured onto Kuhio Avenue. The Honolulu Police Department will progressively close, then reopen side streets as the march proceeds.