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Honolulu Fire Dept. details fireworks permits for New Year's Eve

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The Honolulu Fire Department is reminding revelers that permits are required for anyone wishing to use firecrackers on New Year's Eve.

The permits, which cost $25 dollars are only available at Satellite City Halls, allow the purchase of not more than 5,000 firecrackers from licensed retailers.

Only firecrackers that are purchased with a permit from licensed retailers are legal on Oahu.  Other fireworks, including fountains and sparklers, are illegal, according to HFD.

Because of the city's fireworks ordinance, Firecrackers can only be sold from December 26, 2012, at 12:01 a.m. to 12 midnight on December 31, 2012. They can only be set off between 9 p.m. on New Year's Eve and 1 a.m. on New Year's Day.

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