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Ask HPD: Riding Skateboards on the Road

Q. "Is it legal to ride a skateboard in the road?"

A. It is illegal to ride a skateboard on any public roadway. Violators face a $25 citation. Skateboarders can, however cross the road with it. They should be treated the same as a pedestrian. Skateboarders can use sidewalks anywhere on the island, expect in Waikiki. Those caught using a skateboard on Waikiki sidewalks can be fined $55.

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