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Caldwell Names Two New Honolulu Police Commissioners Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Caldwell Names Two New Honolulu Police Commissioners

Doug Chin and Mike Broderick, both attorneys, expressed support for some of the reforms proposed by Black Lives Matter activists.

Honolulu To Repair Structures Atop Koko Head But Not Tramway Courtesy of Jane Howard

Honolulu To Repair Structures Atop Koko Head But Not Tramway

City officials are planning improvements to the tramway but haven’t announced specific details.

Honolulu Is On The Brink Of A New Political Era Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Is On The Brink Of A New Political Era

“The whole nature of city politics will be transformed after November,” says political analyst Colin Moore.

Federal Funds Cushion Blow Of Honolulu Budget Cuts Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Federal Funds Cushion Blow Of Honolulu Budget Cuts

The City and County of Honolulu is in a solid financial position for now, according to the council budget chair.

Honolulu Unveils $19 Million Plan To Coordinate Economic Recovery Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Unveils $19 Million Plan To Coordinate Economic Recovery

The city wants to use federal aid to help achieve what has been a goal for years: diversifying the economy.

Mufi Hannemann Is Running For Honolulu Mayor — Again Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Mufi Hannemann Is Running For Honolulu Mayor — Again

The man who kicked off the beleaguered Honolulu rail project wants to lead it to the finish line.

Calvin Say Leaving Long-Held House Seat For Council Run Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Calvin Say Leaving Long-Held House Seat For Council Run

One of Hawaii’s longest-serving lawmakers aims to fill a vacant council position.

Earl Tsuneyoshi Announces Run For Menor’s Council Seat Mana Means Communications

Earl Tsuneyoshi Announces Run For Menor’s Council Seat

The Army combat veteran is challenging former state Sen. Will Espero and comedian Augie T for the District 9 spot.

Government Workers Union Endorses Amemiya for Honolulu Mayor Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Government Workers Union Endorses Amemiya for Honolulu Mayor

HGEA is backing a well-connected local businessman who has promised to increase trust and accountability in city government.