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Breene Harimoto

State Aims To Develop 22,500 Affordable Rental Housing Units Cory Lum/Civil Beat

State Aims To Develop 22,500 Affordable Rental Housing Units

Hawaii House and Senate conferees agree on a measure that calls for having some apartments ready as early as January.
Harimoto: Strip Berg’s Voting Rights Until He Calms Down

Harimoto: Strip Berg’s Voting Rights Until He Calms Down

Honolulu Council chair won't let clash hurt District 1 residents.
Off The Beat: ‘Fact-Finding’ Versus Stating The Obvious

Off The Beat: ‘Fact-Finding’ Versus Stating The Obvious

City Council members' rail report does little to justify international fact-finding trip.
Rail Report Reveals Little About Ansaldo’s Problems

Rail Report Reveals Little About Ansaldo’s Problems

Council members don't shed much light on original purpose of fact-finding trip.
Council Division on Rail Led to Shake-Up

Council Division on Rail Led to Shake-Up

Ikaika Anderson says majority of council members want new transportation leadership.
Honolulu City Council Moving to Oust Nestor Garcia as Chairman

Honolulu City Council Moving to Oust Nestor Garcia as Chairman

City Council reorganization would put Ernie Martin at helm, Ikaika Anderson as vice chair.
Facts Kept Secret In City’s Fact-Finding Rail Trip

Facts Kept Secret In City’s Fact-Finding Rail Trip

Six weeks later, Honolulu City Council members still have not submitted report.
What You Won’t Learn From Honolulu Council Financial Disclosure Forms

What You Won’t Learn From Honolulu Council Financial Disclosure Forms

Civil Beat review shows problems with disclosures of business interests, real estate investments.
Keeping the Beat — And Keeping Tabs On Rail

Keeping the Beat — And Keeping Tabs On Rail

From threats of lawsuits to tracking where the new rail agency's board members live, lots happened with rail this week.
Council Transportation Chair Gives Glimpse of Fact-Finding Trip

Council Transportation Chair Gives Glimpse of Fact-Finding Trip

Harimoto shares some facts, few opinions about investigation.

Harimoto Confirms So-Called ‘Blunderground’ In Denmark Had Problems

Honolulu council member says Copenhagen Metro issues resolved.

City Lawyers Told Council Members What Not To Ask On Rail Fact-Finding Trip

Council Transportation Committee Vice Chair Ernie Martin mum about specifics.
Breene Harimoto