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Stanley Chang

Is Honolulu City Council Targeting the Homeless in Latest Sidewalk Proposal?

Is Honolulu City Council Targeting the Homeless in Latest Sidewalk Proposal?

UPDATED Bill's backers say businesses need help keeping sidewalks clear for commerce.
Handicapping The Race To Replace Hanabusa Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Handicapping The Race To Replace Hanabusa

Hawaii congressional wannabes could jump into the 2014 election, but there is a minimum bar to consider.
Honolulu Council To Scrap Park Parking Fees Plan

Honolulu Council To Scrap Park Parking Fees Plan

Updated Council member says proposal for steeper, 24-hour parking meter fees will not pass.
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.

City Plans to Spend $38 M on Road Rehab Before July

City Council and administration still $20 million apart on proposed spending for roads next year.

Inside Honolulu: April 7

UPDATED 5:19 p.m. Light, medium or heavy rail? Mayors show unity, don't agree on union deal.
Honolulu Council: More Money for Roads, Parks

Honolulu Council: More Money for Roads, Parks

City Council proposes more capital spending than in mayor's budget plan.
Honolulu City Council Divided Over Chairman’s Ethics

Honolulu City Council Divided Over Chairman’s Ethics

Civil Beat survey finds concern about Garcia's failure to disclose outside job.
Inside Honolulu: Dec. 30

Inside Honolulu: Dec. 30

UPDATED: 3:09 p.m. Mayor disappointed by low voter turnout in District 1; Security problem in Honolulu Hale fountain; City IT director happy with controversial company; Incoming City Council members who won in November sworn in.
Inside Honolulu: Dec. 2

Inside Honolulu: Dec. 2

Lingle transmits outside rail review to city leaders, incoming governor; Makakilo/Kapolei Neighborhood Board meeting erupts into a "circus'" November and December pack a holiday-furlough punch.
Inside Honolulu: Nov. 15

Inside Honolulu: Nov. 15

Tiny turnout for hearing on massive energy project.

Inside Honolulu: Nov. 11

The daily scoop on city politics and government.
Stanley Chang