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Honolulu Council Rebuked Again For Violating Open Meetings Law Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Council Rebuked Again For Violating Open Meetings Law

It took over two years for the state to issue a decision that council members were in the wrong.

Ige Wants To Extend Hawaii’s Travel Quarantine Through June Cory Lum

Ige Wants To Extend Hawaii’s Travel Quarantine Through June

The good news, though, is that you can probably eat at an Oahu restaurant after June 5.

How Honolulu Will Spend $487 Million In Federal Funds Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How Honolulu Will Spend $487 Million In Federal Funds

The city presented its general plan for allocating federal aid money.

Pandemic Forces Honolulu Council To Slash Budget Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pandemic Forces Honolulu Council To Slash Budget

Oahu’s local government isn’t expected to be as hard hit as Hawaii state government.

Honolulu Offers Grants Up To $10,000 To Small Businesses Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Offers Grants Up To $10,000 To Small Businesses

Oahu is using part of its $387 million from the feds to help hard-hit commercial operations.

Honolulu Invited To Testify On Spending Federal Aid Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Invited To Testify On Spending Federal Aid

Residents can share their thoughts about how to spend $387 million.

Pandemic Bust Your Budget? Honolulu Will Help With Expenses Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pandemic Bust Your Budget? Honolulu Will Help With Expenses

Residents who can demonstrate they’re struggling can get six months of help with housing, utilities and child care.

Honolulu Moving To Expand Crackdown On Homeless Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Moving To Expand Crackdown On Homeless

The city’s sit-lie ban could soon include streets around the Institute for Human Services, but shelters don’t have enough room for those living in encampments.

Honolulu To Allow Delayed Property Tax Payments Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu To Allow Delayed Property Tax Payments

Property tax payments can be delayed to help during the pandemic but won’t be forgiven.