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Monday, March 19, 2018
Council Coup: Ernie Martin Chair Again
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 8:38 PM :: 1041 Views

...we are concerned about the handling of Rail and the Mayor’s proposed budget....

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Sunday, June 19, 2016
Pine: Before we rush to decide on a rail route, shouldn't we get numbers first?
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 3:55 AM :: 1903 Views :: Honolulu County, Rail

leaders are making serious decisions on changing the rail route without publicly analyzing facts or figures on how the change will affect the ridership numbers....

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Monday, April 18, 2016
Pine: Star-Advertiser Wrong on Makaha Realignment
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 3:54 AM :: 1626 Views :: Honolulu County

The article is inaccurate and implies that the Makaha Realignment project is dead.  This is absolutely false....

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Saturday, April 16, 2016
Haseko Bills before Honolulu Council
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 10:43 PM :: 2020 Views :: Honolulu County, Development

Bill 62, Bill 63 and Resolution 15-206 are part of a master planned lagoon concept in Ewa....

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Friday, October 30, 2015
Bill 72: Property Tax Break for Honolulu Home Businesses
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 3:52 AM :: 2232 Views :: Honolulu County, Small Business, Taxes

...homeowners of flex units face the challenge of having their entire property classified as 'Commercial', which equates to approximately 254% more in taxes....

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Thursday, July 30, 2015
Pine: Homeless Solutions for Leeward Oahu
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 5:45 PM :: 2763 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

...almost a quarter of Oahu's unsheltered homeless are the Leeward district....

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Friday, January 23, 2015
Affordable Housing and Car Sharing on Council Agenda
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 10:02 AM :: 1731 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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Friday, January 16, 2015
Leeward Coast Third in Homelessness
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 3:31 PM :: 2178 Views :: Homelessness

...at the Wai'anae Boat Harbor, outreach workers are trying to help transition to supportive housing....

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Friday, October 24, 2014
Community Work Day to Clean Up West Oahu Parks
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 12:47 AM :: 1862 Views :: Honolulu County

If you or your organization would like to become a park adoption partner on the Leeward Coast, please call....

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Saturday, October 11, 2014
Council Hikes Fines for Illegal Dumping
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 4:42 AM :: 2282 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment

These bills are a first step toward empowering our communities to fight back against illegal dumping....

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Thursday, September 18, 2014
Council Action Needed to Restore Honesty to Water Board’s Billing
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 4:20 PM :: 2340 Views :: Honolulu County, Cost of Living

...Oahu’s water customers who end up paying the price for the BWS’ defective meters and billing errors would likely fare better if the BWS was subject to regulation by the Public Utilities Commission....

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Friday, September 05, 2014
Honolulu Grants-in-Aid Workshops Set
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 3:58 AM :: 2373 Views :: Honolulu County

City grants are very competitive and the City’s Department of Community Services (DCS) strongly recommends that interested non-profits attend a grant workshop....

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Friday, July 11, 2014
Do you Support Regulating Plate Lunch Containers?
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 6:05 PM :: 2229 Views :: Environment, Small Business

Two important bills the Council is reviewing may affect these items....

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Thursday, May 22, 2014
Should Honolulu Ban Biodegradable Bags?
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 10:34 PM :: 2521 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Small Business

...Honolulu City Council’s Committee on Public Works and Sustainability held a hearing yesterday to discuss a proposal to expand the existing ban to include biodegradable bags....

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Saturday, April 19, 2014
Honolulu Council Proposals That Affect You and Your ‘Ohana
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 2:00 AM :: 1862 Views :: Honolulu County

This week the Honolulu City Council held its monthly meeting....

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Pine: Habitual Dumpers Could Go to Jail and Face $10,000 a Day Fine
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 2:30 AM :: 1722 Views :: Honolulu County

According to Bills 35, 36, and 37, violators of the City’s grading and stockpiling ordinances, which regulate illegal dumping, will see a 500% increase in maximum civil fines....

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Thursday, April 10, 2014
Pine Introduces Legislation to Combat Illegally Dumped Sludge
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 4:02 PM :: 2627 Views :: Honolulu County, DHHL, Environment

Bills 35, 36, and 37 were drafted in response to the rampant and illegal stockpiling and grading occurring throughout Leeward communities....

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Friday, March 07, 2014
Pine: 50,000 Solar Panels for Kahe Point?
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 1:00 AM :: 2967 Views :: Honolulu County, Energy

The construction of a 50,000 panel solar farm at the entrance of the Wai‘anae Coast at Kahe Point is being proposed....

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013
City Ambulance Contractor Turns Down 30-40% of Calls in Leeward Oahu
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 5:15 PM :: 2398 Views :: Honolulu County, Health Care

"Turning down 30-40% of requested calls puts our residents at a greater risk of death or prolonged injury and is unacceptable,” said Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine

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Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Public Utility Commission Issues Violation to SER Trucking for Sludge Spill
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 6:22 PM :: 2599 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment

In a State Public Utility Commission (PUC) hearing this morning, Commissioners issued an order confirming a motor carrier violation for SER Trucking connected with the August 31st sludge spill on the H-1....

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Honolulu: Window Open for Grants in Aid Proposals
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 4:02 AM :: 1800 Views :: Honolulu County

The City issued a Request for Grant Proposals (RGP) for the Grants in Aid funds on Thursday, November 14, 2013....

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Honolulu Council Update: Water Bills, Data, HSAC, and Helmets
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 12:35 AM :: 2169 Views :: Honolulu County

Last week the City Council hosted a public hearing on legislative proposals. Legislation that was discussed includes....

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Monday, November 18, 2013
Haseko Proposes Resort Zoning for Ewa Beach Development
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 11:41 PM :: 2903 Views :: Development

Submit comments by November 23....

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Thursday, November 07, 2013
Res 13-216: Stop Unfair Water Billing
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 11:23 PM :: 2386 Views :: Honolulu County, Cost of Living

Board of Water Supply’s (BWS) unfair billing practices  forced thousands of O‘ahu residents to subsidize the errors caused by BWS' own faulty billing system....

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Water bill problems affected 130,000
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 5:43 PM :: 3433 Views :: Honolulu County, Cost of Living
...of the nearly 130,000 customers who received an estimated bill, 79 percent received an underestimated bill ....
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Friday, October 25, 2013
Retiree Hit With $7000 'Recalculated' Water Bill
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 12:47 AM :: 2777 Views :: Honolulu County, Cost of Living

His monthly bill is normally around $200....

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Saturday, October 19, 2013
Installing a Solar PV System? Check with HECO first
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 7:50 PM :: 3020 Views :: Energy

On September 6, 2013, HECO announced a change to  its rules for connecting new PV systems to the electricity grid....

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Friday, October 11, 2013
Pine: "Eliminate the Board of Water Supply's retroactive billing policy"
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 5:47 PM :: 2557 Views :: Honolulu County, Cost of Living

On Wednesday, I introduced a Charter Amendment to eliminate the Board of Water Supply's retroactive billing policy....

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Saturday, September 28, 2013
Kym Pine: Progress Against Illegal Dumping
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 2:44 PM :: 2597 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment

The issue first came to light last month when constituents contacted my office, and on August 19th we brought the issue to the Administration....

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Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Reports Raise Question of Waianae Sludge Permit Violation
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 10:42 PM :: 2244 Views :: Environment

The Hawaii Kai Marina Community Association, the permittee of a dredging project, may face questions from the Army and Department of Land and Natural Resources....

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Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Councilmember Pine Demands Investigation of Illegal Dumping on Ag Land
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 12:27 PM :: 4462 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment

Robert Clark, president of the Hawaii Kai Marina Community Association referred to Waianae residents’ concerns as “total ignorance” ....

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Thursday, August 29, 2013
Board of Water Supply Charter Amendment on Council Agenda
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 7:21 PM :: 2564 Views :: Honolulu County, Cost of Living

Resolution 13-177 initiates a proposed Charter Amendment....

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Monday, July 15, 2013
Council Res 13-158: Backup Ambulance Services for West Oahu
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 10:28 PM :: 2238 Views :: Honolulu County, Health Care

Public Safety and Economic Development Committee hearing at Honolulu Hale, July 16th at 9:00 a.m....

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Friday, June 14, 2013
Deadline to apply for City grants next week
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 2:05 AM :: 1752 Views :: Honolulu County

the City will be awarding non profit Grants in Aid, totaling about $5.5 million for this upcoming fiscal year....

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Friday, May 31, 2013
Gun Permitting Among Bills on Honolulu Council Agenda
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 4:07 PM :: 2521 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment
Resolution 13-74, CD1 (2013) – Requesting the Honolulu Police Department to provide for firearm permitting and registration at the Kapolei and Kaneohe Police Stations....
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Thursday, May 09, 2013
Kym Pine Backs Four Key West Oahu Transportation Projects
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 11:43 PM :: 1891 Views :: Honolulu County

...transportation initiatives on the horizon that promise to reshape our travel time commute in the years to come....

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Thursday, May 02, 2013
Bills 11 & 12: Pine Appeals for Leeward, Ewa Projects
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 8:42 AM :: 1834 Views :: Honolulu County

... include three important projects that I am fighting to secure ....

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Thursday, February 28, 2013
Pine Announces Improved Leeward Bus Routes
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 4:15 AM :: 2928 Views :: Honolulu County, Rail

...Councilmember Pine worked with the new administration to fill a vital need by improving bus service in the wake of cuts made last summer....

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Friday, October 12, 2012
Kym Pine: End Homelessness on Oahu
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 12:50 AM :: 4296 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

Through my work over the years at U.S. VETS, a veterans shelter in Kapolei, I’ve seen first hand how a person’s life can change ....

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Saturday, September 29, 2012
Pine Campaign Victim of On-Line Impersonator?
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 11:45 AM :: 3133 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

You may have received an email from a third party today or yesterday that claims to be in support of my campaign and requesting donations on my behalf.

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Thursday, September 06, 2012
Why I'm Running: Stop Illegal Dumping on the Leeward Coast
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 4:09 AM :: 3047 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

The era of illegal dumping must end for the sake of our beautiful home, the Leeward Coast.

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Monday, August 27, 2012
Rep Pine Asks Queen's to Expedite Reopening of HMC West Emergency Room
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 11:36 PM :: 2757 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

“It is great news for the Leeward Coast that the process is moving forward to resume medical care to the hospital."

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Pine: Reopening HMC West a Top Priority
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 1:18 PM :: 3144 Views :: Health Care

As City Councilwoman, I will continue my work with stakeholders to expedite the process to reopen the former HMC location because nothing is more important than the health and safety of our community.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Rep Pine Cheers Cyber Crime Bills Signed Into Law
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 6:26 PM :: 2989 Views :: Energy, Environment

...four 2012 Legislative session bills to curb Hawaii's growing cyber crime trend have become law....

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Monday, July 09, 2012
After Losing Hospital, Ewa Beach Gets New Ambulance
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 8:42 PM :: 3271 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

“The closure of the Hawaii Medical Center had a substantial impact on the Leeward Coast,” said Rep. Pine. “This new ambulance unit provides the much needed crisis medical attention that our community needs.”

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Friday, June 08, 2012
Potential Buyers of HMC West to Participate in Leeward Job Fair
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 1:49 AM :: 4594 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

The Queen's Medical Center and Hawaii Pacific Health will be attending the Leeward Job and Career Fair. The hospitals hope to fill 450 job openings available at their current facilities....

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Thursday, April 05, 2012
Rep Kymberly Pine Running for Honolulu City Council
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 1:23 PM :: 4668 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Hawaii State Representative Kymberly Pine today announced her candidacy for the Honolulu City Council District 1 (Leeward Coast) ....

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Saturday, February 18, 2012
Reapportionment Public Comment Meeting Wednesday
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 10:07 PM :: 3241 Views :: Energy, Environment
  • Reapportionment Public Comment Meeting
  • Wednesday, February 22, 2012 6:00 p.m.
  • Conference Room 329, State Capitol, 415 South Beretania Street
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Thursday, February 16, 2012
Rep Pine: Reapportionment Lawsuit Says Military Personnel Don't Matter
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 4:59 AM :: 3147 Views :: Energy, Environment

What happened today was the result of a horrible lawsuit that sought to tell our brave men and women in the military that they don't matter to us.

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Wednesday, January 25, 2012
HB2288: Cybercrime Bill to be Heard Jan 26
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 10:57 PM :: 3590 Views :: Energy, Environment
  • HB 2288 Relating to Recordkeeping
  • Date: Thursday, January 26, 2012
  • Time: 8:30 a.m.
  • Place: Conference Room 312, State Capitol, 415 South Beretania Street
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