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Ask HPD: Remote Controlled Aircraft


Question: Can I fly remote controlled craft (airplanes, drones, helicopters) in public schools during non-school hours?

Answer: No one is allowed to remain on public school grounds without lawful business or excuse for doing so. This is considered loitering. Violators can face a fine of up to $100. Model airplanes may be flown only in these designated city parks: Sandy Beach Park, Halawa District Park, Crestview Neighborhood Park, Ewa Beach Community Park, Neal S. Blaisdell Park, Waipahu Recreation Center, Oneula Beach Park, Kawainui Regional Park, and Mokuleia Beach Park.

View ROH Sec. 41-32.1.

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