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Christina Jedra

Funders Abandon Ala Moana Playground Plans, Pivot To Kakaako Denby Fawcett/ Civil Beat

Funders Abandon Ala Moana Playground Plans, Pivot To Kakaako

The playground’s advocates and Mayor Kirk Caldwell had been adamant that the playground should be at Ala Moana. Now they’re changing course to build it at Kakaako Gateway Park.

Pearl Harbor Shooting Survivor Released From Hospital Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pearl Harbor Shooting Survivor Released From Hospital

Roger Nakamine is the only gunshot victim who survived the attack last week.

Honolulu City Council Voted On Company’s Project Then Let It Buy Lunch Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu City Council Voted On Company’s Project Then Let It Buy Lunch

Ethics guidelines advise government agencies against accepting free food if the company has business before the city.

Navy Officials Refuse To Answer Questions About Pearl Harbor Shooting Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Navy Officials Refuse To Answer Questions About Pearl Harbor Shooting

Officials took questions from only two reporters – and offered no new information in response – before leaving a press conference.

Authorities Identify Pearl Harbor Shooting Victims Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Authorities Identify Pearl Harbor Shooting Victims

Officials refused to answer many questions about the U.S. sailor who shot and killed two civilians on the base, wounded another and then took his own life.

Pearl Harbor Shooter ID’d As 22-Year-Old Sailor Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pearl Harbor Shooter ID’d As 22-Year-Old Sailor

Updated. Waianae resident Vincent Kapoi Jr. was among the dead, according to his wife. Names of other victims have not been released.

Security Deposits Put Housing Out Of Reach For Some In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Security Deposits Put Housing Out Of Reach For Some In Hawaii

As housing costs rise, renters have to cut bigger and bigger checks just to get in the door.

Honolulu Council Chair’s Staffer Announces Bid For Windward Seat Courtesy of Alan Kekoa Texeira campaign

Honolulu Council Chair’s Staffer Announces Bid For Windward Seat

Ikaika Anderson is set to finish his third and last council term next year, and Alan Kekoa Texeira hopes to succeed him.

Honolulu May Sue Convicted Police Chief To Claw Back Retirement Money Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu May Sue Convicted Police Chief To Claw Back Retirement Money

The city will likely take its former police chief to court.

Former Judge Steve Alm Announces Bid For Prosecuting Attorney Christina Jedra/Civil Beat

Former Judge Steve Alm Announces Bid For Prosecuting Attorney

He has the support of the police union and the chair of the police commission.

Acting Honolulu Prosecutor Hit With Federal Subpoena Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Acting Honolulu Prosecutor Hit With Federal Subpoena

His office says it’s not clear what the feds want to talk about, but that Dwight Nadamoto will cooperate.

 

Schatz To Marines: Rethink Project That Threatens Ewa Beach Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Schatz To Marines: Rethink Project That Threatens Ewa Beach

Neighbors and government officials say an environmental study is needed, but the Marine Corps has said it isn’t legally required to do one.