The most recent rail ridership estimates are down almost 18%, largely based on a pre-pandemic drop in bus ridership.
Joe Uno says he’s being targeted for his support to stop rail at Middle Street and he’s incensed at the choice of replacement: filmmaker Anthony Aalto.
Utilities often aren’t where they’re shown on the drawings. For rail work on Dillingham, buried hazards are a complicated and expensive reality.
The move comes as the board faces scrutiny for its questionable handling of two recent consultant contract awards.
Normally there’s a six-month cutoff to investigate such matters, but OIP made an exception due to the “significant public interest” in HART.
But the state’s DOT deputy director says the new report from a D.C.-based research group doesn’t tell the whole story.
Ke māhuahua aʻe nei ka nui o nā kaʻa uila a he manaʻo ko nā alakaʻi o ka mokuʻāina e pau liʻiliʻi nā kaʻa wahie. Wahi a nā kamaʻāina kūʻai kaʻa, he pākela ka wikiwiki o ko lākou holomua.
The Hawaii Longline Association announced last year that it would voluntarily replace those leaders with less-lethal gear.