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The Hawaii Senate voted unanimously in favor of Gov. Ige’s nominee.
The latest letter in the saga over canal flood control informs city leaders that at least some dollars have been committed to the project.
But a campaign finance measure is on hold after the Campaign Spending Commission complains that amendments would result in less transparency rather than more.
The federal government has allocated $345 million to control flooding of the canal, but key lawmakers have balked at approving $125 million in local matching funds.