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After the City Council rejected using taxpayer money to pay for legal representation, city employees would have to seek it out on their own.
Opponents of the city proposal say closing parks is not the answer when better enforcement and maintenance is needed.
Christopher Happy wrote in a resignation letter that he is leaving to attend to a family member’s illness.
But the price for pushing through unpopular projects such as the Nā Pua Makani wind farm is an enormous logistical effort to keep the kiaʻi at bay.
UPDATED: After the arrests, four construction trucks carrying sections of turbines left for the wind farm site in Kahuku but were later blocked by a downed power pole that HECO says was intentionally cut down.
Critics worried about leaks into Honolulu’s drinking water are calling for the Navy to relocate the tanks as fast as possible.
When Honolulu’s library first opened, it ignored the needs of Japanese readers. In response, Japanese shop owners stepped up to provide books. Of 41 booksellers of that era, one store remains.
The measure has been forcefully opposed by non-union contractors.
A federal youth homelessness project in Honolulu is being guided by nine young people who know the issue first-hand.
Despite a public outcry demanding Honolulu halt the project, Mayor Kirk Caldwell said the city is moving forward with it.
City officials say they’re less interested in raising money than in getting property owners to comply, so are willing to take much less when the violation is corrected.
The protesters sang and chanted as they passively resisted the officers. They were later released after posting $100 bail each.