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Christina Jedra

Navy Says Fuel From Red Hill Pipeline Likely Leaked Into Soil After Human Error Courtesy: U.S. Navy

Navy Says Fuel From Red Hill Pipeline Likely Leaked Into Soil After Human Error

In May, a Navy pipeline at the Red Hill facility spilled 1,618 gallons of jet fuel, 38 gallons of which were not captured.

The Next Community To Host Oahu’s Landfill Can Learn From The Westside Ku‘u Kauanoe/Civil Beat/2021

The Next Community To Host Oahu’s Landfill Can Learn From The Westside

As the city searches for a new site, the Westside offers lessons on how a place can turn into the island’s perceived ‘dumping ground.’

Honolulu Community Services Gets Second New Director Within Four Weeks Courtesy: Honolulu Mayor's Office

Honolulu Community Services Gets Second New Director Within Four Weeks

Anton Krucky, the former CEO of a biotechnology company, is now in charge of the city department that administers housing vouchers.

Hawaii’s Congressional Delegation Stops Short Of Demanding Closure Of Red Hill Fuel Facility Courtesy: U.S. Navy

Hawaii’s Congressional Delegation Stops Short Of Demanding Closure Of Red Hill Fuel Facility

Sen. Mazie Hirono, for instance, supports an independent investigation into the Navy’s response to a Pearl Harbor fuel leak, but says the fuel facility should stay put. 

Red Hill Decision Delayed For Probe Of Navy’s Alleged Lack of Disclosure Courtesy: U.S. Navy

Red Hill Decision Delayed For Probe Of Navy’s Alleged Lack of Disclosure

A deputy attorney general also asked that the contested case hearing over the permit for the troubled fuel facility be reopened in light of the new allegations.

Lawmakers Call For Investigation Into Whether Navy Misled Regulators On Red Hill Christina Jedra/Civil Beat 2021

Lawmakers Call For Investigation Into Whether Navy Misled Regulators On Red Hill

The Navy is facing calls for an investigation as its permit hangs in the balance. 

Assault Charge Filed Against Honolulu Developer Dismissed By Court Screenshot: BlacksandCapital.com

Assault Charge Filed Against Honolulu Developer Dismissed By Court

After multiple delays, a judge dismissed the case against B.J. Kobayashi after his attorney argued that too much time had elapsed since the charge was filed.

Amid ‘Political Concerns,’ Navy Kept Quiet About Red Hill Pipeline Leaking Into Pearl Harbor Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2018

Amid ‘Political Concerns,’ Navy Kept Quiet About Red Hill Pipeline Leaking Into Pearl Harbor

As the health department held hearings on whether the Navy could operate its Red Hill fuel facility safely, fuel from a Red Hill pipeline was leaking into Pearl Harbor.

Salary Data Shows Hundreds Of Honolulu City Employees Earn Much More Than Residents Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Salary Data Shows Hundreds Of Honolulu City Employees Earn Much More Than Residents

The medical examiner and the top executives at HART are making the biggest salaries.