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Friday, September 22, 2017
Oahu Construction Boom Ending: What Excuse Will HART Use Next?
By UHERO @ 4:04 PM :: 398 Views :: Honolulu County, Economy, Rail

...number of significant condo and retail projects have wrapped up on Oahu, while fewer new buildings have broken ground, resulting in an overall reduction in construction activity and employment....

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Saturday, September 09, 2017
Honolulu to hold 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony
By News Release @ 3:15 PM :: 2214 Views :: Honolulu County, National News, Military, Police

...The ceremony will be held on Monday, September 11, beginning at 10 a.m. in front of the Eternal Flame Monument on the front lawn of Honolulu Hale featuring Honolulu’s first responders and airline representatives....

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Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Best Place to Raise a Family? Honolulu Ranks 62nd
By Selected News Articles @ 1:22 PM :: 731 Views :: Honolulu County, Family, Hawaii Statistics

... analysts compared the 150 most populated U.S. cities based on 41 key metrics ....

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Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Ige Signs $2.4B Rail Tax Hike Bill
By News Release @ 2:01 AM :: 679 Views :: Honolulu County, Rail, Taxes

...Ige’s signing of the rail funding bill also allows the Honolulu City Council to approve Bill 45, which extends O‘ahu’s half-percent surcharge to the state general excise tax another three years....

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Saturday, September 02, 2017
King Tide Floods? City Installed Valve Makes Them Worse
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 6:51 PM :: 935 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment

...but it helps generate more 'sea level rise' photos....

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Sunday, August 27, 2017
Honolulu: For 1000s Property Tax Rate Will Quadruple Sept 1
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 2269 Views :: Honolulu County, Taxes

...People who aren’t aware of what happened may find themselves with property tax bills many times what they are now....

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Ige Unveils Plan to Bulldoze Kalihi, Build Condos
By News Release @ 2:59 AM :: 1780 Views :: Honolulu County, Development, Rail

...to transform the community....

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Friday, August 18, 2017
City rail audit won’t look for fraud?
By Dr Kelii Akina PhD @ 8:11 PM :: 1048 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Rail

...despite the fact that City Auditor Edwin Young told the committee “the red flags were there”....

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Audit: Bulky Pickup Schemes Generate Millions in Overtime
By News Release @ 5:43 PM :: 825 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Labor

...153 employees received $1.7 million in overtime for bulky and white goods collection....

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Honolulu 2016 Citizen-Centric Report Released
By News Release @ 5:06 PM :: 472 Views :: Honolulu County

... government financial information in a concise, timely, clear, understandable, and accurate manner to the general public ....

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Honolulu Ethics Comm Seeks Comments on Draft Strategic Plan
By News Release @ 4:56 PM :: 708 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

...Please send your comments on the draft strategic plan by September 1, 2017....

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Tuesday, August 01, 2017
HART officials to meet with bond rating agencies in San Francisco
By News Release @ 1:32 AM :: 689 Views :: Honolulu County, Rail

...In addition to the bond meetings, on Tuesday Mayor Caldwell and Chair Manahan will tour electric bus manufacturer Proterra to examine emission free buses that could be brought to O‘ahu in the future....

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Monday, July 31, 2017
Crosswalk Cellphone Ban: Just because something is a good idea doesn’t mean it’s a good law.
By Selected News Articles @ 7:03 PM :: 760 Views :: Honolulu County

...What is the function of government?....

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Sunday, July 30, 2017
Slate: The Absurdity of Honolulu's New Law Banning Pedestrians From Looking at Their Cellphones
By Selected News Articles @ 8:05 PM :: 1007 Views :: Honolulu County

...If the fusty sigh of “Kids these days!” were a law, it would look something like the new Honolulu ordinance making it illegal to cross the street while looking at a cellphone....

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Thursday, July 27, 2017
Audit: Caldwell's Section 8 Program Hides Homeless Data
By News Release @ 7:52 PM :: 842 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Homelessness

...Section 8 does not have a formal fraud program although, as of FY 2016, the program's delinquent accounts receivables totaled approximately $1.5 million....

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Full Text: Mandatory Sprinkler Bill
By News Release @ 5:09 AM :: 586 Views :: Honolulu County

...Caldwell today introduced a bill requiring retrofitted sprinkler systems be installed in all high-rise residential buildings over 75 feet tall built before sprinkler systems were required in 1975....

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Friday, July 14, 2017
Honolulu Auditor Announces Plans for 2017-18
By News Release @ 10:13 AM :: 954 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

...plan of proposed audits for FY2017-18....

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Honolulu 6th-Worst City to Drive in
By Selected News Articles @ 8:26 PM :: 765 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics

...average gas prices to average annual hours of traffic delays to auto-repair shops per capita....

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017
City to hold second public workshop on Blaisdell Master Plan
By News Release @ 4:39 AM :: 650 Views :: Honolulu County

...Thursday, July 13 beginning at 6pm....

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Sunday, July 02, 2017
Honolulu Neighborhood Boards: 47 Vacant Positions Available
By Selected News Articles @ 1:26 PM :: 1061 Views :: Honolulu County

Any eligible voter may apply to their local NB to be appointed to a vacant position by vote of the NB. 

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Thursday, June 29, 2017
DMV Computer Fixed After Phone Call to Bulgaria
By News Release @ 5:14 AM :: 1482 Views :: Honolulu County, Law Enforcement, Police

...Pereira said Department of Information Technology fixed the problem following a five-hour conference call, involving technicians from as far as Bulgaria and Paris....

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017
10 Buildings With the Highest Honolulu Property Taxes in 2016
By News Release @ 11:04 PM :: 1500 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

Honolulu raked in over $50 million in property taxes last year, from the top 10 taxpaying properties alone....

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017
UH: Housing First Keeps 89% of Homeless Housed
By News Release @ 1:41 AM :: 1013 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

Clients were 64% less likely to visit the emergency room and 74% less likely to be admitted to a hospital....

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Wednesday, June 07, 2017
City seeks proposals for its third Housing First program
By News Release @ 12:09 AM :: 1002 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

Housing First Increment III will provide permanent supportive housing to 100 households experiencing chronic homelessness at a cost of $2.2 million....

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Thursday, June 01, 2017
Caldwell: I’m Building Rail Along the Waterfront—But We Should Ignore That and Just Pretend to Believe in Climate Change Anyway
By News Release @ 10:57 PM :: 592 Views :: Honolulu County, Energy, Environment, Rail

...Hawaii Legislators pledge to Keep Shoveling Money to Silicon Valley Billionaires like Elon Musk....

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Saturday, May 27, 2017
Republicans Elected to Honolulu Neighborhood Board
By Brett Kulbis @ 4:56 AM :: 743 Views :: Honolulu County

"The Honolulu County Republican Party is confident that your influence will be instrumental in making Oahu better in each of your neighborhoods."

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Saturday, May 27, 2017
Election Results—Honolulu Neighborhood Board
By News Release @ 4:54 AM :: 742 Views :: Honolulu County

...Complete un-certified results from the 2017 Honolulu Neighborhood Board elections....

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Proposed revisions to Central Oahu Plan available for review
By News Release @ 4:21 AM :: 656 Views :: Honolulu County, Land Use

The plan will be presented at the Waipahu Neighborhood Board meeting on Thursday, May 25, at 7 p.m. in the Filipino Community Center....

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Friday, May 19, 2017
Polls Close Tonight at 11:59PM-- Neighborhood Board elections
By News Release @ 10:40 PM :: 1074 Views :: Honolulu County

...Online Voting ends at 11:59PM Friday May 19....

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017
ACLU: Ten Questions for Honolulu’s Next Chief of Police
By News Release @ 4:29 AM :: 1025 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Police

...we ask that the Commission pose the following ten questions to all candidates for the position....

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Ikaika Anderson Land Use Facepalm
By Robert Thomas @ 2:24 PM :: 949 Views :: Honolulu County, Land Use
“The lawyers start rubbing their hands a little bit because the comments are giving them ammunition.”
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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Oahu Neighborhood Board Elections: 15,500 votes cast so far
By News Release @ 8:29 PM :: 964 Views :: Honolulu County

Voters may use their unique passcodes to cast ballots online via their computers or mobile devices through 11:59 p.m. on Friday, May 19....

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Monday, May 01, 2017
70 Republicans Running for Oahu Neighborhood Board
By News Release @ 1:19 AM :: 1859 Views :: Honolulu County, Republican Party

...Look for your password coming in the mail soon for online voting....

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Friday, April 28, 2017
Honolulu Neighborhood Board--List of Contested Races and Candidates
By News Release @ 6:01 AM :: 5658 Views :: Honolulu County

The election is slated to begin April 28, 2017 and end May 19, 2017....

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017
City unveils new apartments for homeless
By News Release @ 11:29 PM :: 1077 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

The maximum income for applicants is 50 percent of the Area Median Income (AMI), with rents ranging from $880 to $1,306 per month....

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017
‘30-35’ Applications for Honolulu Police Chief—Will Outsiders be Allowed to Compete?
By News Release @ 1:05 PM :: 1724 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Police
HB1534: Will Legislators Allow Outsiders to Apply for HPD Chief?
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Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Caldwell Signs Tax Hikes, Spending Bills
By News Release @ 2:57 AM :: 1816 Views :: Honolulu County, Rail, Taxes

“This shows that the city is committed to funding and completing the rail project,” said Mayor Caldwell....

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Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Caldwell Appoints Banker to be Deputy Director of Budget and Fiscal Services
By News Release @ 3:14 AM :: 1467 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

Most recently, Biggs developed a series of lectures for the University of Hawai‘i Shidler School of Business and Hawai‘i Pacific University providing an overview of local banks and the Hawai‘i banking market....

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Thursday, March 23, 2017
Caldwell’s Chief of Staff Quits
By News Release @ 2:18 AM :: 1929 Views :: Honolulu County

...He even gave notice....

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Sunday, March 19, 2017
Caldwell Fined for Sewage Spills
By News Release @ 2:14 AM :: 1374 Views :: Honolulu County

If the City does not comply with AOC schedules for completion, DOH may issue stipulated penalties of $500 per day for delays....

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Sunday, March 12, 2017
Symposium: Caldwell’s Plan to Eliminate Lanes and Jam Up Traffic Even More
By News Release @ 3:31 AM :: 1090 Views :: Honolulu County

Community Symposium and Complete Streets expo this Wednesday, March 15, 2017 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m....

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Friday, March 10, 2017
Judge rules in city’s favor on gambling device seizures
By News Release @ 4:28 AM :: 1110 Views :: Honolulu County, Gambling, Law Enforcement

The Ninth Circuit rejected the appeal by the arcade owners and affirmed United States District Court Judge Leslie E. Kobayashi’s April 30, 2014 ruling....

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Friday, March 03, 2017
Emergency Work Ordered--Giant Sewer May Collapse Under Ala Moana Blvd
By News Release @ 2:08 AM :: 1930 Views :: Honolulu County

...a February 2017 inspection found that immediate repairs were necessary to the Ala Moana Boulevard Pensacola Relief Sewer....

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Thursday, March 02, 2017
City schedules meeting to update community on O‘ahu General Plan
By News Release @ 4:53 AM :: 893 Views :: Honolulu County
Tuesday, March 7 at 6 p.m. at President William McKinley High School’s Hirata Hall ....
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Thursday, February 23, 2017
532 Candidates for Honolulu Neighborhood Board
By News Release @ 4:25 PM :: 1957 Views :: Honolulu County

The voting period for neighborhood board elections will begin on April 28, 2017, and end on May 19, 2017....

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Caldwell: My Latest Appointee Helped Deliver Lots of Muslims to Europe
By Andrew Walden @ 3:12 PM :: 1749 Views :: Honolulu County

"...NGOs are smuggling immigrants into Europe on an industrial scale...."

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Friday, February 17, 2017
516 Candidates Register for Honolulu Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 11:15 PM :: 4317 Views :: Honolulu County

Candidate Registration is now closed....

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Friday, February 17, 2017
Honolulu Neighborhood Board Elections 430 Candidates Register with One Day to Go
By News Release @ 2:41 AM :: 1647 Views :: Honolulu County

Friday, February 17, 2017 is the last day to register as a candidate for the Neighborhood Board elections....

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Three Days Left: 371 Candidates Register for 437 Neighborhood Board Seats
By News Release @ 6:33 PM :: 1093 Views :: Honolulu County

The deadline to submit completed candidate and voter registration forms for upcoming Neighborhood Board elections is this Friday, February 17, 2017....

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Saturday, February 11, 2017
Neighborhood Board Elections: 327 Candidates Register for 437 Seats With One Week to Go
By News Release @ 3:33 AM :: 1562 Views :: Honolulu County

The deadline for candidate applications is Friday, February 17, 2017....

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