HPD overtime spending nearly doubled over a five-year period. The new council chair wants answers.
Public defenders are obliged to fight involuntary treatment for their clients. Lawmakers are considering cutting them out of the process.
Restaurants and retail can allow more customers starting this week, and team sports may be allowed again soon.
Mayor Rick Blangiardi was one of the last city officials to file the required paperwork.
The lawsuit said the city should’ve known its bus shelter wasn’t safe.
The city’s new flack said he looks forward to representing the administration in a “positive, transparent and effective manner.”
The idea was to offer help to homeless people in lieu of criminal charges. Instead, HPD increased the number of citations it handed out.
Mayor Rick Blangiardi’s appointment could determine how aggressively the commission oversees the Honolulu Police Department.