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Tuesday, March 31, 2015
88 hours stuck in Traffic: Honolulu 3rd Most Congested in US
By News Release @ 5:28 PM :: 6217 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Rail

...Delay per year with a 30 min commute -- 88 hours...

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015
City to hold Important Agricultural Lands (IAL) meetings
By News Release @ 12:22 AM :: 5241 Views :: Honolulu County, Agriculture

...The Department of Planning and Permitting will hold a series of meetings in April to seek public input in identifying and mapping Oahu’s Important Agricultural Lands....

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015
“Making Honolulu Age-Friendly – An Action Plan” finalized and available for public comment
By News Release @ 12:12 AM :: 3802 Views :: Honolulu County

...Making Honolulu Age-Friendly – An Action Plan has been finalized and is being released today for public comment for 30 days....

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Thursday, March 26, 2015
Honolulu Auditor Releases Citizen Centric Report
By News Release @ 5:12 PM :: 4877 Views :: Honolulu County, Rail

Characteristics receiving the lowest percentage of excellent or good ratings were the availability of affordable quality housing, cost of living, and traffic flow on major streets....

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Monday, March 23, 2015
Kapolei NB: HB1329 Racetrack Bill -- Insensitive, Unethical, Possibly Illegal
By News Release @ 9:37 PM :: 4862 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

...ONLY those who stood by to directly benefit financially from the bill were provided an opportunity to testify on it....

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Monday, March 23, 2015
Feds Will Decide on Hawaii Offshore Wind Projects
By News Release @ 3:11 AM :: 5189 Views :: Honolulu County, Energy
"The Energy Policy Act of 2005 granted BOEM authority to issue leases for renewable energy projects on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), which begins 3 nautical miles offshore the islands of Hawaii."
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Sunday, March 22, 2015
Makakilo NB Opposes "48 Minute" Bill 1329
By Selected News Articles @ 1:36 PM :: 6246 Views :: Honolulu County, DHHL, Ethics, Military

The bill is now in the Senate, and has been referred to the Senate Committee on Economic Development and Technology....

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Friday, March 20, 2015
Auditor Releases National Citizen Survey of Honolulu Residents
By News Release @ 10:05 PM :: 3519 Views :: Honolulu County

This is the sixth National Citizen Survey of Honolulu residents conducted for the City....

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Friday, March 20, 2015
Honolulu Auditor: Only 26% of Recommendations Satisfactorily Addressed
By News Release @ 9:52 PM :: 5305 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Hawaii Statistics

Our review covered 150 outstanding audit recommendations from 2004 to 2013....

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Friday, March 20, 2015
Caldwell Touts Community Participation in Ala Moana Park Planning
By News Release @ 9:16 PM :: 4611 Views :: Honolulu County, Development

More than 350 people participated in a planning workshop at McCoy Pavilion....

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Friday, March 20, 2015
Ethics Commission: Mayor can use city resources for 'Keep Hawaii's Heroes'
By News Release @ 5:42 AM :: 5096 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Military

...the Commission has long-held that there is an exemption to Revised Charter of Honolulu Sec. 11-1041 for helping non-profit organizations with projects that the Mayor has officially designated as a project with community–wide benefit....

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Thursday, March 19, 2015
Bond refinancing saves Honolulu taxpayers nearly $44 million
By News Release @ 4:18 AM :: 3358 Views :: Honolulu County

...The average interest rate on the tax-exempt bonds for new projects is 3.39 percent, the second lowest rate in modern history....

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Chief Justice Seeks Public Comment on Oahu Family Court Nominees
By News Release @ 9:36 PM :: 5698 Views :: Honolulu County, Family, Judiciary

...Comments must be post-marked, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered no later than Thursday, April 2, 2015. All comments will be kept confidential....

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Proposed racetrack would obliterate WWII battlefield
By Selected News Articles @ 4:12 AM :: 8048 Views :: Honolulu County, DHHL, Ethics, Hawaii History, Military

...HB1329 has been assigned to EDT and WAM, though a hearing has not yet been scheduled....

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Who Needs Tax Hike? DLNR: Waikiki Erosion Caused by Weather Anomaly
By News Release @ 2:15 AM :: 5104 Views :: Honolulu County, Taxes, Tourism

...Sand Should Return with Trade Winds....

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Friday, March 13, 2015
Fitch: Debt, Retiree Benefits Key to Honolulu Bond Ratings
By News Release @ 7:53 PM :: 3606 Views :: Honolulu County

Fixed costs for debt service and retiree benefits comprise a high and growing share of general fund spending....

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Final List of Neighborhood Board Candidates Released
By Selected News Articles @ 3:20 PM :: 8102 Views :: Honolulu County

Neighborhood Board elections will be held in April and May of this year....

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Full Text: 2015 State of the City Address
By News Release @ 3:09 AM :: 3669 Views :: Honolulu County

...Caldwell delivered his third annual State of the City Address on Tuesday morning, February 24, 2015....

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Saturday, February 28, 2015
Will Legislators Co-Sign $660M Loan for Evicted Racetrack Owner?
By Andrew Walden @ 7:24 PM :: 10560 Views :: Honolulu County, DHHL, Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Health Care

...If approved, non-profits directed by Grace, the Paradise Lua porta-potty magnate who beat the rap for the 1999 Aloha Stadium porta-potty fire bombings, would be eligible for millions of dollars to fund proposals such as the "Paradise Ohana Heart and Vascular Center, Inc."....

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Saturday, February 28, 2015
611 Candidates on Ballot for Neighborhood Board Elections
By Selected News Articles @ 3:53 AM :: 3979 Views :: Honolulu County

The 2015 Neighborhood Board elections will be held in April and May of this year. At stake are 437 seats on Oahu’s 33 Neighborhood Boards, whose volunteer members hold monthly meetings and serve as advisors on community concerns....

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Monday, February 23, 2015
608 Candidates Register for Neighborhood Board Elections
By Selected News Articles @ 7:35 PM :: 5045 Views :: Honolulu County

Neighborhood Board elections will be held in April and May of this year. At stake are 437 seats on Oahu’s 33 Neighborhood Boards....

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Saturday, February 21, 2015
575 Candidates file for Neighborhood Board Elections
By Selected News Articles @ 2:54 AM :: 3777 Views :: Honolulu County

The 2015 Neighborhood Board elections will be held in April and May of this year. At stake are 437 seats on Oahu’s 33 Neighborhood Boards....

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Thursday, February 19, 2015
Neighborhood Boards: 516 Candidates Enter Race With One Day to Go
By News Release @ 10:26 PM :: 4177 Views :: Honolulu County

The deadline to submit completed candidate and voter registration forms for Neighborhood Board elections is this Friday, February 20, 2015....

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015
449 Candidates File for Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 3:40 PM :: 3237 Views :: Honolulu County

The deadline to submit completed candidate and voter registration forms for Neighborhood Board elections is this Friday, February 20, 2015....

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Friday, February 13, 2015
Feb 20: Last Chance to file for Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 8:41 PM :: 3820 Views :: Honolulu County

The deadline to submit completed candidate and voter registration forms for Neighborhood Board elections is next Friday, February 20, 2015....

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Friday, February 13, 2015
406 Candidates file for Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 4:04 AM :: 3525 Views :: Honolulu County

... February 20 is the last day to file ....

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Saturday, February 7, 2015
369 Candidates file for Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 3:21 AM :: 4329 Views :: Honolulu County

February 20 is the deadline to file....

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Saturday, January 31, 2015
340 Candidates file for Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 6:07 AM :: 3543 Views :: Honolulu County

The deadline to apply is February 20, 2015....

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015
300 Candidates file for Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 9:37 PM :: 3772 Views :: Honolulu County

“Serving on your Neighborhood Board presents the opportunity to create real change in your community, build a legacy, and network with other leaders.”

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015
City to hold second Airport Area TOD community meeting
By News Release @ 6:46 PM :: 5914 Views :: Honolulu County, Development, Rail

...Monday, Feb. 2, at the Aliamanu Middle School Cafeteria, 3271 Salt Lake Blvd., from 5:30-7:30 p.m....

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Saturday, January 24, 2015
286 Candidates file for Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 7:35 PM :: 3227 Views :: Honolulu County

“Serving on your Neighborhood Board presents the opportunity to create real change in your community, build a legacy, and network with other leaders.”

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Saturday, January 24, 2015
Protest Rail Tax Hike Monday Jan 26
By News Release @ 4:38 PM :: 5242 Views :: Honolulu County, Rail, Taxes

Monday, Jan 26, 2015, hearing starts at 2:30pm, State Capitol Auditorium

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Saturday, January 24, 2015
Revised Central Oahu Plan available for review and comment
By News Release @ 12:55 PM :: 4273 Views :: Honolulu County

Comments are due by March 13....

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Friday, January 23, 2015
Affordable Housing and Car Sharing on Council Agenda
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 10:02 AM :: 3671 Views :: Honolulu County

...in the Villages of Kapolei, the road approvals have not been processed in more than 10 years - since they were first built....

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015
263 Candidates file for Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 9:58 PM :: 3705 Views :: Honolulu County

“Serving on your Neighborhood Board presents the opportunity to create real change in your community, build a legacy, and network with other leaders.”

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Sunday, January 18, 2015
254 Candidates file for Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 5:49 PM :: 3678 Views :: Honolulu County

“Serving on your Neighborhood Board presents the opportunity to create real change in your community, build a legacy, and network with other leaders.”

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Friday, January 16, 2015
Empower Windward: Neighborhood Board Election 2015 Workshop
By News Release @ 9:36 PM :: 3189 Views :: Honolulu County

Tuesday January 20, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Kailua District Park, Multipurpose Room, 21 South Kainalu Drive....

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Thursday, January 15, 2015
241 Candidates File for Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 2:38 AM :: 3080 Views :: Honolulu County

“Serving on your Neighborhood Board presents the opportunity to create real change in your community, build a legacy, and network with other leaders...”

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Going forward and looking back at the Honolulu City Council
By Rachelle Chang @ 11:11 PM :: 5993 Views :: Honolulu County, Rail, Taxes

...keeping the Oahu half-percent rail surcharge in place will only encourage lawmakers to increase the surcharge whenever there is a rail transit shortfall....

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Kalihi: Caldwell to Cut 50% of Lanes from Kam IV Road
By News Release @ 9:17 PM :: 3704 Views :: Honolulu County

...Caldwell announced that the rehabilitation of Kamehameha IV Road in Kalihi Valley will include a “road diet”....

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Saturday, January 10, 2015
215 Candidates File for Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 9:20 PM :: 3559 Views :: Honolulu County

“Serving on your Neighborhood Board presents the opportunity to create real change in your community, build a legacy, and network with other leaders....”

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Friday, January 9, 2015
Obama’s Hawaii vacation is over, now it’s time for taxpayers to pay tab
By Malia Zimmerman @ 12:45 PM :: 5573 Views :: Honolulu County, Obama

...HPD spent $277,000 on overtime costs this year during the president’s 16-day vacation. That’s $16,000 less than in 2013, but $60,000 more than in 2012....

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Friday, January 9, 2015
City Files Lien Against Hawaii Kai Sludge Dumper in Waianae
By News Release @ 12:02 AM :: 4548 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment

...placing a lien for unpaid civil fines on agricultural property where sludge from the Hawaii Kai Marina was illegally dumped....

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Friday, January 2, 2015
168 Candidates File for Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 4:34 PM :: 3730 Views :: Honolulu County

Candidacy is open to O‘ahu residents who will be at least 18 years of age by February 20, 2015....

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Tuesday, December 30, 2014
162 Candidates File for Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 2:40 PM :: 3414 Views :: Honolulu County

The deadline to apply is February 20, 2015....

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Saturday, December 27, 2014
152 Candidates File for Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 8:40 PM :: 3683 Views :: Honolulu County

“Serving on your Neighborhood Board presents the opportunity to create real change in your community, build a legacy, and network with other leaders.”

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Friday, December 26, 2014
Honolulu to Convert all Streetlights to LED
By News Release @ 9:34 PM :: 4714 Views :: Honolulu County

City streetlights consume approximately $6 million in electricity annually and the switch to LED is projected to save roughly $3 million in energy costs each year....

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Thursday, December 25, 2014
142 Candidates File for Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 2:08 AM :: 3980 Views :: Honolulu County

“Serving on your Neighborhood Board presents the opportunity to create real change in your community, build a legacy, and network with other leaders.”

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Saturday, December 20, 2014
133 Candidates File for Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 7:13 PM :: 3955 Views :: Honolulu County

“Serving on your Neighborhood Board presents the opportunity to create real change in your community, build a legacy, and network with other leaders.” 

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Wednesday, December 17, 2014
114 Candidates File for Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 2:21 AM :: 3322 Views :: Honolulu County

Candidates may apply online at www.honolulu.gov/nco ....

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