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Tuesday, September 27, 2016
State Senator Gil Riviere Endorses Djou for Mayor
By News Release @ 11:31 PM :: 3139 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

"Sen. Riviere is one of the strongest voices in our community for conservation and protection of our island's beautiful natural resources...."

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016
List of Neighborhood Board Vacancies
By Selected News Articles @ 10:31 PM :: 2544 Views :: Honolulu County

Join your Neighborhood Board Today ....

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016
City Negligent - Again - On Hanauma Bay
By Rep Charles Djou @ 3:14 AM :: 3211 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Ethics

...the City failing to follow through on the audit recommendations and court orders....

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Monday, September 26, 2016
Affordable Housing Funds Wasted; There's a Better Way Forward
By Rep Charles Djou @ 10:45 PM :: 2663 Views :: Honolulu County, Cost of Living

...the City failed to spend $26 million in the affordable housing fund and such failure may require the City to give back these funds to the Federal government....

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Sunday, September 25, 2016
Prosecutor Urges “YES” Vote on Charter Amendment 3
By News Release @ 5:03 AM :: 2412 Views :: Honolulu County, Law Enforcement
Charter Amendment 3 asks: “Should the Department of the Prosecuting Attorney control its budget after it is approved by the City Council?”
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Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Need a Sandwich? Call an Ambulance
By Rep Charles Djou @ 3:02 AM :: 3262 Views :: Honolulu County, Health Care, Homelessness

Among the many problems our community faces with the rampant homeless crisis is the use of our ambulances by a minority in our community, as a personal taxi service....

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Friday, September 09, 2016
Martin, Ozawa Endorse Djou for Mayor
By News Release @ 3:47 AM :: 3533 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians, Rail

Djou Endorsements Now Include: Council Chair Ernie Martin, Councilmember Ann Kobayashi and Councilmember Trevor Ozawa....

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Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Message to Caldwell: Taking votes out of context is easy, serving your country is NOT
By News Release @ 9:22 PM :: 2442 Views :: Honolulu County, Military

In his latest ad, Caldwell attempts to politicize 9/11....

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Monday, September 05, 2016
Caldwell’s New Slogan: ‘It’s not my fault’
By News Release @ 3:42 PM :: 3334 Views :: Honolulu County, Family, Rail

Blatant dishonesty, pay-to-play politics, and the blame game are what defines his administration....

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Monday, August 29, 2016
Kolekole: Progress on Second Route out of Waianae
By News Release @ 10:31 PM :: 2575 Views :: Honolulu County

Town Hall Meeting -- Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 Time: 7:00-8:00pm ....

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Sunday, August 28, 2016
Photos: 24 Hours With Charles Djou
By News Release @ 10:20 PM :: 3277 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

Check out the last 24 hours on the campaign trail....

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Saturday, August 27, 2016
List of Road and Park Closures for Waikiki Eco-Conference
By News Release @ 3:18 PM :: 3068 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment

The World Conservation Congress will be held in Honolulu from September 1-10, 2016, at venues including the Hawaii Convention Center and the Neal S. Blaisdell Center....

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Rail Reshuffle: Mark Garrity named acting director of Department of Transportation Services
By News Release @ 9:05 PM :: 2805 Views :: Honolulu County, Rail

...Garrity will serve as acting DTS director until the HART board names an interim or permanent executive director and CEO, thus allowing Mr. Formby to resume his normal duties....

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Saturday, August 20, 2016
Honolulu adds hurdles for military families driving for Uber, Lyft
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:31 PM :: 2840 Views :: Honolulu County, Small Business

...in a state that is consistently ranked the worst place in America to make a living, the government decided to make getting a job even more challenging....

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Puana Attorney to Police Commission: Too little, too late
By News Release @ 6:10 PM :: 4172 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Law Enforcement, Police

...not a single member of the Commission appointed by the mayor, other than Ms. Sheehan, has any legal or law enforcement background....

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Monday, August 15, 2016
With Election Over, DoT Announces New Lanes to Ease Traffic
By News Release @ 9:54 PM :: 2510 Views :: Honolulu County, Rail

By keeping traffic jammed, DOT maximizes the demand for Rail....

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Monday, August 15, 2016
Djou vs The Machine: We Care
By News Release @ 5:56 PM :: 3226 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness, Rail

They don't care that many people cannot afford the high cost of living and live in their cars and on the streets.  But, we do....

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Sunday, August 14, 2016
Djou: Caldwell badly damaged and we are just getting started
By Rep Charles Djou @ 7:32 PM :: 3907 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians, Rail

In just 68 days, we managed to hold the incumbent mayor to an effective draw after being outspent 5-to-1 with the entire City machinery against us....

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Tuesday, August 09, 2016
How Much Is Enough to Replace the Mayor?
By News Release @ 3:51 PM :: 3618 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians, Rail

Kirk Caldwell's latest ads show just how desperate he is....

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Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Honolulu Auditor Releases Annual Report
By News Release @ 4:24 AM :: 2509 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

...and identifies three upcoming audits....

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Saturday, August 06, 2016
State Issuing Fines on City for Sewer Spill and Failure to Maintain Infrastructure
By News Release @ 8:05 PM :: 2209 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment

...the inability of the mayor to address this infrastructure failure is clear negligence....

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Saturday, August 06, 2016
Caldwell Ducks Debate as Fundraising Fades
By News Release @ 8:02 PM :: 2910 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians, Rail

...the mayor fails to attend the debate tonight in Sand Island sponsored by the Kaimuki Business Association, Kalihi Business Association and Kahala Business Association....

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Thursday, August 04, 2016
Fundrace: Djou Beats Caldwell 3-1
By News Release @ 12:34 PM :: 2524 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

Djou for Mayor reported having raised approximately $225,000 in contributions with just under $200,000 cash-on-hand....

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Thursday, August 04, 2016
Honolulu Green Light-Red Light Ratio Designed to Jam Up Traffic
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 4:58 AM :: 2170 Views :: Honolulu County

...A well managed arterial street should have at least a 7:3 green-to-red ratio--Honolulu has the opposite....

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Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Honolulu Ethics Commission Appoints New Director
By News Release @ 6:49 PM :: 1997 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

...Ms. Yamane previously served as the Acting State Auditor....

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Tuesday, August 02, 2016
Caldwell Hammered on Bank Job, Lack of Ethics
By News Release @ 7:59 PM :: 2971 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

...Caldwell collects not only a $164,928 annual pay check from taxpayers but continues to 'work' a second job at a bank collecting an additional $200,000 per year....

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Sunday, July 31, 2016
On Rail, Caldwell Stonewalls Council, Legislature, and Feds
By News Release @ 5:34 AM :: 2370 Views :: Honolulu County, Rail

...Kirk Caldwell has done everything possible to evade questioning and withhold the details of the rail project....

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Thursday, July 28, 2016
DLNR: Keehi Lagoon is Caldwell’s Mess
By News Release @ 3:53 PM :: 2586 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

"...there might be needles and other hazardous materials in here, so we don’t want people reaching in...."

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Monday, July 25, 2016
Another Sewage overflow near Ala Moana
By News Release @ 7:37 PM :: 1809 Views :: Honolulu County
Remember how long it took to wade thru Caldwell’s lies Last Time?
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Monday, July 25, 2016
Honolulu: Property Tax Bills and Absentee Ballots Arrive in Mail
By Rep Charles Djou @ 4:04 AM :: 2769 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians, Rail

This week our City government mailed two very important documents:  your property tax bill and your absentee ballot....

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Saturday, July 23, 2016
City seeks non-profit organization for Kapolei City Lights parade and vendors
By News Release @ 10:51 PM :: 2796 Views :: Honolulu County, Religion

The deadline to submit proposals is 4 p.m. on August 19, 2016....

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Friday, July 22, 2016
Honolulu ADU Incentives Now Law
By News Release @ 3:14 AM :: 2036 Views :: Honolulu County

...saving up to $9,000 to $10,000 in application fees for homeowners wishing to build an accessory dwelling unit (ADU)....

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Thursday, July 21, 2016
VIDEO: HART Vice-Chair Endorses Charles Djou
By News Release @ 8:02 PM :: 3614 Views :: Honolulu County, Labor, Politicians, Rail

...after having seen Caldwell in ‘action’ as mayor, Damien and the IBEW have thrown their support firmly behind Charles....

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Thursday, July 21, 2016
It Begins: Caldwell Launches First Negative Campaign Ad
By News Release @ 12:09 AM :: 2711 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

...We always knew the mayor would reach for negative campaigning because, as the media reported, that's "the way he rolls."....

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Monday, July 18, 2016
Team Djou Challenge—Rail, Trust, Homelessness, Ethics
By News Release @ 12:00 PM :: 2545 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

Four reasons to vote Djou....

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Sunday, July 17, 2016
Poll: Djou Ahead 39-30
By Rep Charles Djou @ 6:47 PM :: 2717 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

Ballots will be mailed in 5 days.  This election can be won with 50% + 1 vote....

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Sunday, July 17, 2016
Honolulu Charter Commission Prepares 27 Amendments for Ballot
By Natalie Iwasa @ 6:25 PM :: 2166 Views :: Honolulu County

#35 – deletes the requirement that no more than a majority of the reapportionment commission members shall be from the same political party....

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Friday, July 15, 2016
Djou Raises $259K in First Month of Campaign
By News Release @ 5:05 AM :: 2447 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

The Djou for Mayor campaign will file its first campaign finance report today....

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Friday, July 15, 2016
Three Candidates For Mayor, Three Positions On Honolulu Rail
By Robert Thomas @ 4:49 AM :: 2622 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians, Rail
Continue past Middle Street to Ala Moana only if the total cost does not exceed $7,000,000,000.
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Wednesday, July 13, 2016
VIDEO: Djou Launches First TV Commercial
By Video @ 11:00 PM :: 2589 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians
This mayor's race can be won in the Primary with 51% of the vote!
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Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Djou Challenges Caldwell to Respond to On-Going EMS Staffing Problems
By Rep Charles Djou @ 4:31 PM :: 2561 Views :: Honolulu County, Labor

...Yesterday, when asked to respond on EMS staffing shortages, the mayor again refused to respond....

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Sunday, July 10, 2016
Shady Deals? Honolulu Grants in Aid
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 3946 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

...it looks bad for individual council members to secure money for such organizations....

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Friday, July 08, 2016
One Month Since Launch of Djou Campaign
By News Release @ 4:54 AM :: 2427 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

You can feel the momentum building....

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Thursday, July 07, 2016
Djou Agrees to Eight Debates
By News Release @ 7:49 PM :: 2307 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

Djou will participate in the following eight debates and forums in the next five weeks -- at least one of which Caldwell has refused to attend....

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Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Caldwell Planning Smear Tactics?
By Rep Charles Djou @ 5:11 PM :: 2727 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

...this race will soon get ugly.... 

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Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Honolulu Republicans Endorse Djou for Mayor
By News Release @ 4:11 PM :: 2444 Views :: Honolulu County, Republican Party

Honolulu faces a crisis of old-boy crony-leadership, a mismanaged railroad, homelessness, and deteriorating public facilities....

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Friday, July 01, 2016
Djou: Fundraising Exceptionally Strong
By Rep Charles Djou @ 10:18 PM :: 2433 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

...we will be able to file an exceptionally strong fundraising report that demonstrates the strength of our campaign and message....

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Honolulu Charter Commission Sets Community Meetings
By News Release @ 3:04 AM :: 1829 Views :: Honolulu County

...meetings are set between now and July 7....

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Monday, June 27, 2016
Major Unions Endorse Djou for Mayor
By News Release @ 8:07 PM :: 3065 Views :: Honolulu County, Labor, Rail

...The unions endorsing Djou were the first unions to support Kirk Caldwell for mayor in 2010 and backed Caldwell again in 2012....

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Friday, June 24, 2016
Privatization: 20 Years of UPW Garbage in Hawaii’s Courts
By Selected News Articles @ 10:02 PM :: 3712 Views :: Honolulu County, Health Care, Judiciary, Labor

20 years ago, the Hawaii Supreme Court ruled that an agreement between the County of Hawaii and a private contractor for the operation of a county landfill violated civil service laws....

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