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Saturday, January 28, 2023
Navy: No Groundwater Pollution from AFFF Spill
By News Release @ 2:45 PM :: 239 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... Today the Navy published its first two weeks of validated groundwater PFAS test results, which show no exceedances of DOH’s EALs for groundwater ....

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Wednesday, January 25, 2023
US Department of Justice Orders Handi-Van to Answer Phones, Book Rides
By News Release @ 10:57 AM :: 256 Views :: Honolulu County

... TheHandi-Van, who called to make or change reservations for rides, had very long telephone hold times or did not have their calls answered. Under the agreement, Honolulu will take immediate steps to lessen hold times ....

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Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Hawaiian Electric issues call for projects to significantly expand renewable energy generation on Oahu, Maui
By News Release @ 9:17 PM :: 356 Views :: Honolulu County, Maui County, Energy

... Latest procurement includes request for firm renewable capacity ....

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Monday, January 23, 2023
U.S. Marine runs toward gunfire, applies lifesaving aid in Waikiki shooting
By Selected News Articles @ 2:08 PM :: 894 Views :: Honolulu County, Law Enforcement, Military

... The man fell to the ground as the first of the two shooters sprinted to a waiting vehicle. The wounded man was lying on the sidewalk to Issa’s left as the second shooter, located to Issa’s right, began firing frantically at the downed man ....

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Thursday, January 19, 2023
Kauai Democrats Nominate Replacements for Rep Tokioka HD16
By Andrew Walden @ 8:48 PM :: 1874 Views :: Honolulu County, Democratic Party, Kauai County

... the HD37 Democratic Committee picked three nominees: Ron Menor, Charlotte Nekota, Trish LaChica.  Kauai HD16 Democrats picked Evslin, Chock and Cristobal ....

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Thursday, January 19, 2023
Who is Running for Neighborhood Board in Your Community?
By News Release @ 5:26 PM :: 1329 Views :: Honolulu County

... see the list of registered candidates--Friday, February 17, 2023, is the Candidate Filing Deadline ....

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Thursday, January 19, 2023
City accepting applications for Chief of Treasury
By News Release @ 5:16 PM :: 373 Views :: Honolulu County

... The Department of Budget and Fiscal Services (BFS) is seeking applicants to fill the vacant civil service position of Chief of Treasury for the Division of Treasury ....

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Tuesday, January 17, 2023
How to fix Hawaii's SLOW permitting departments
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:30 AM :: 814 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Development

... Hawaii is one of the slowest states in the nation when it comes to approving building permits ....

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Thursday, January 12, 2023
City accepting resumes for Executive Director, Office of Housing and Homelessness
By News Release @ 3:13 AM :: 590 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

... HOU is responsible for coordinating and directing the development, preparation, and implementation of plans and programs relating to affordable housing and homelessness ....

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Saturday, January 7, 2023
Most Expensive US Cities -- Honolulu 5th
By Selected News Articles @ 6:19 PM :: 857 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... and that doesn’t account for state tax rates, which are among the highest in the nation ....

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Saturday, January 7, 2023
Notice of Judicial Vacancy – District Judge, District Court of the First Circuit (island of O’ahu)
By News Release @ 12:00 PM :: 580 Views :: Honolulu County, Judiciary

... The Chief Justice has the discretion to assign a district judge/district family judge to either the District Court or Family Court ....

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Saturday, January 7, 2023
Sunshine Law Violation? OHA Town Halls to Discuss Kakaako Makai Development
By News Release @ 5:05 AM :: 915 Views :: Honolulu County, Development, OHA

... January 7, 8, 10, 2023 online ....

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Thursday, December 29, 2022
Chief Logan Signs First Concealed Carry Permit
By Selected News Articles @ 12:11 AM :: 1121 Views :: Honolulu County, Police, Second Amendment

... the first permit issued in modern history for Honolulu ....

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Wednesday, December 28, 2022
Five Red Light Camera Sites Now Active
By News Release @ 12:24 AM :: 2738 Views :: Honolulu County, Law Enforcement

... five cameras now active along Vineyard Boulevard and Nuuanu Avenue ....

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Friday, December 23, 2022
Red Hill: Navy Requests 'Closure in Place'
By News Release @ 4:04 AM :: 791 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... Department of Navy Delivers Third-Party Analysis of Alternatives for Closure of Red Hill Tanks, Formally Requests Permanent ‘Closure in Place’ ....

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Thursday, December 22, 2022
EPA Proposes Red Hill Consent Decree
By News Release @ 12:45 PM :: 767 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... EPA is asking for comments on the proposed order and will host a public meeting the week of January 16, 2023, to go over details of the order and answer questions ....

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Tuesday, December 20, 2022
Congressional Delegation Calls For Independent Investigation Into Toxic AFFF Leaks At Red Hill
By News Release @ 4:10 AM :: 775 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Congressional Delegation, Military

... Lawmakers Demand Answers On Report That Information On Previous Leak Was Withheld From Regulators; Delegation: Investigation Should Not Delay Defueling ....

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Monday, December 19, 2022
​Counties should not profit from Hawaii's housing crisis
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 12:00 AM :: 962 Views :: Honolulu County, Taxes, Cost of Living

... assessments of all real property on Oahu went up by 12.4% compared with the previous year. And that’s just the average ....

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Saturday, December 17, 2022
Five Months Later--Still No Concealed Carry in Honolulu
By News Release @ 2:34 AM :: 980 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... Is this intentional or incompetence? ....

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Saturday, December 17, 2022
EPA takes action to address pollution violations at Kailua Wastewater Treatment Plant
By News Release @ 1:44 AM :: 822 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment

... In January 2021, the facility experienced a failure at one of two biotower treatment units, causing the plant’s discharge to exceed limits for bacteria ....

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Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Blangiardi names Jiro Sumada DPP Deputy Director
By News Release @ 11:22 PM :: 918 Views :: Honolulu County

... Sumada will be returning to the same position he held at the DPP from 2010 to 2013. He also served briefly as Acting Director. ...

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Wednesday, December 14, 2022
2023 Real Property Assessments up 12.4%
By News Release @ 2:57 AM :: 1244 Views :: Honolulu County, Taxes, Cost of Living

... City to Send 2023 Real Property Notice of Assessments ....

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Friday, December 9, 2022
Red Hill funds included in annual defense bill
By Selected News Articles @ 11:43 PM :: 789 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... The National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2023 includes $1 billion for cleaning up the site of a fuel leak into Hawaii's water supply ....

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Friday, December 9, 2022
​Guns: Supreme Court shows us the ‘Sensitive Places’
By Selected News Articles @ 10:19 PM :: 867 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

... If you look at Bill 57, the Mayor has taken a cut-and-paste list from places such as New York, New Jersey, and D.C. to make a list that is currently failing at every challenge in court in those exact locations....

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Thursday, December 8, 2022
City to accept applications for $30 million in relief for non-profits affected by Covid-19
By News Release @ 12:28 PM :: 822 Views :: Honolulu County, COVID-19

... Non-profits may be eligible to receive up to $100,000. These funds will be awarded to qualifying non-profits on a first-come, first serve basis until the funds are exhausted ....

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Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Ewa Foreclosure Scammer Indicted for Stealing Chief Federal Judge’s Identity
By News Release @ 4:55 PM :: 848 Views :: Honolulu County, Judiciary

... According to the indictment, Abordo used the forged signature and a federal court seal to create a phony court order, which he then used to prove to the victim that he’d pulled her Ewa Beach, Hawaii, home out of foreclosure ....

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Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Federal Real ID enforcement delayed to May 2025
By News Release @ 4:38 PM :: 739 Views :: Honolulu County, Law Enforcement, Tourism

...O‘ahu residents now have an additional two years to get the REAL ID-compliant driver’s licenses and state identification cards necessary to board domestic flights and enter some federal buildings....

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Tuesday, December 6, 2022
​City’s free COVID-19 testing program to end on December 30, 2022
By News Release @ 4:10 PM :: 721 Views :: Honolulu County, COVID-19

... dedicated staff from the National Kidney Foundation of Hawai‘i ....

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Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Navy Shares Latest Red Hill Leak Video with EPA, not Public
By News Release @ 12:03 AM :: 754 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... The Navy’s water supply is unaffected, according to a Dec. 1 Navy release. The Navy’s water comes from the Waiawa shaft, which is approximately 6 miles away from the affected area ....

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Friday, December 2, 2022
Blangiardi Nominates New DPP Director
By News Release @ 9:48 PM :: 847 Views :: Honolulu County, Development

... Dawn Takeuchi Apuna appointed director designate of City’s Department of Planning and Permitting ....

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Friday, December 2, 2022
2022 Honolulu City Lights opening night set for Saturday, Dec. 3
By News Release @ 9:36 PM :: 739 Views :: Honolulu County, First Amendment, Religion

... The month-long celebration of the Honolulu City Lights kicks off with a block party at 4 p.m. on Punchbowl Street ....

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Monday, November 28, 2022
Judicial Vacancy – Circuit Judge, Circuit Court of the First Circuit
By News Release @ 3:29 PM :: 695 Views :: Honolulu County, Judiciary

... nomination deadline Monday, January 9, 2023 ....

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Sunday, November 27, 2022
No, Boosting the Affordable Housing Fund Isn’t the Answer
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 987 Views :: Honolulu County, Development, Taxes

"... it is essentially a budgeting gimmick ...."

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Saturday, November 26, 2022
Builder Cancels DHHL Barbers Point Solar Project
By Andrew Walden @ 4:59 PM :: 1105 Views :: Honolulu County, DHHL, Energy

"...this project is no longer financially viable under its current terms in the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) due to changing supply chain/market conditions, regulatory delays and final interconnection costs...."

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Thursday, November 24, 2022
Blangiardi to establish Oʻahu Historic Preservation Commission
By News Release @ 5:30 PM :: 835 Views :: Honolulu County, Development, Land Use

... The commission, which is being established by resolution using the mayorʻs executive reorganization power under Honolulu City Charter Section 4-202, will give effect to Bill 44 (2022), the ordinance passed by the City Council earlier this month ....

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Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Displaced Philadelphia Woman Uses Housing Voucher to Live in Hawaii
By Video @ 9:16 PM :: 1374 Views :: Honolulu County

... "It's something that the (Philadelphia Housing) Agency encourages." ... "Hawaii has absorbed the total cost of the rent and utilities, Amen!" ....

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Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Ala Wai: Corps of Engineers, City Attempt to Bamboozle Public Again
By News Release @ 8:59 PM :: 1009 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, City and County of Honolulu requests community input on alternative plans developed for Ala Wai Flood Risk Management General Reevaluation Study ....

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Pentagon Press Secretary: 'Red Hill created a trust deficit'
By News Release @ 6:18 AM :: 997 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

"...It's currently estimated that the facility closure process will take three years to complete...."

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Monday, November 14, 2022
UHERO: Visitors-only fee may be illegal
By UHERO @ 6:44 PM :: 1109 Views :: Honolulu County, Taxes, Tourism

... Rethinking HTA’s “Regenerative Tourism Fee” ....

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Sunday, November 13, 2022
Getting Permitting Out of Home Maintenance
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 1112 Views :: Honolulu County, Development, Small Business

... a typical residential building permit application took 108 days to process, while one for a commercial project took 432 days ....

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Thursday, November 10, 2022
Oahu’s short-term rental ban walking on thin ice
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:32 AM :: 1605 Views :: Honolulu County, Small Business, Tourism

... A preliminary injunction against Oahu’s ban on short-term rentals of fewer than 90 days is a bad sign for the City & County of Honolulu ....

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Sunday, November 6, 2022
How to win the housing permitting game
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 1:28 AM :: 935 Views :: Honolulu County, Development

... delays, missing emails and bureaucratic difficulties ....

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Saturday, November 5, 2022
​Fuel Completely Removed From Red Hill Pipes
By Selected News Articles @ 12:48 AM :: 596 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... The Joint Task Force – Red Hill is currently in the third phase of the original defueling plan, which involves contracting out infrastructure repairs ....

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Friday, November 4, 2022
City to begin installation of Active Transportation Monitoring devices across Oʻahu
By News Release @ 5:26 PM :: 863 Views :: Honolulu County

... These ATM devices will monitor and count the number of pedestrians and bicyclists who pass over the sensors ....

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Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Bill 56: New Legislation to Address Permitting Problems at DPP
By News Release @ 5:24 AM :: 976 Views :: Honolulu County, Development

... Bill 56 Would Eliminate Lengthy Permit Requirements for Home Repairs ....

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Monday, October 31, 2022
Short-term rental ban deserves short life
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 6:57 PM :: 917 Views :: Honolulu County, Small Business, Tourism

... Formerly known as Bill 41, the new law was supposed to go into effect this week, but a federal judge temporarily blocked it until its provisions can be hashed out in court ....

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Thursday, October 27, 2022
BLNR Repeals Waikiki blue card requirement
By News Release @ 11:24 PM :: 812 Views :: Honolulu County, Small Business, Tourism

... Certification permits have long been required for surf and sailboard instructors, catamaran and canoe captains and second captains, and commercial motorboat operators, operating in Waikiki ....

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Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Short-term Rental Ban: City Warned About Enforcement
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:18 PM :: 1349 Views :: Honolulu County, Small Business, Tourism

... a warning letter Kugle sent Oct. 21 to Honolulu officials about how they should be cautious that their publicized intent to 'aggressively' enforce the law doesn’t violate the judge’s order ....

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Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Red Hill Fuel to Stay at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickham
By Selected News Articles @ 6:12 AM :: 824 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... Draining the pipelines, which have approximately 1.16 million gallons of fuel split between them, is the first step in completely defueling Red Hill ....

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Friday, October 21, 2022
Red Hill Pipeline Defueling Rescheduled After Water Main Repairs
By Selected News Articles @ 6:03 AM :: 1275 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... The Navy was supposed to start unpacking fuel from three pipelines Monday, but the Friday water main break affected the systems that would be used for removing the fuel ....

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