If convicted, the women would have to register as sex offenders and could spend up to a year in jail, while a prostitution charge carries just 30 days.
The new tactic from the Honolulu Police Department is extremely unusual for a law enforcement agency, said legal experts and advocates for prostitutes.
His ingredients derive from fresh fruits, herbs, and vegetables, much of which he purchases from local markets in the area, and nearly all of them are surprising.
Even if a pizza-flavored ice cream isn’t exactly up your alley, how can you pass up the opportunity to try it?
If you’re possessed of a sweet tooth, Volcano Shakes has you covered: these guys make a foot-tall, homemade ice cream shake overflowing with doughnuts, caramel, cookies, candy, breakfast cereal, and more.
This small shop in Honolulu’s Chinatown began as a drink counter, but when owners Peter Chamberlin and Meghann Walker needed a way to move products -- such as ice cream sandwiches and assorted candy -- their necessity bred some delicious invention.
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All of these spots focus on making high-quality, original products, and many choose to incorporate locally-sourced ingredients like coconut, coffee, pineapple, and mango.
The ice cream scene here gets pretty inventive, to boot -- so you can opt for clean, one-note flavors (vanilla's a classic for a reason), or try out concepts like a scoop of honey-chrysanthemum or a cone topped with chili flake with black sesame brittle.
" "HPD worked with the FBI and Homeland Security Investigations to conduct an undercover operation in response to numerous complaints of prostitution activity and unlicensed cosmetology and massage businesses," she said in a statement.
"The operation resulted in more than a dozen arrests as well as several citations.
If you say to a sex offender, 'Oh, you have a mental problem,' he doesn’t have to take responsibility for that. And it resulted in a criminal act.' So we're putting the responsibility on them, and they have to change their behaviors.