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If the trains draw too much power as they speed up to leave stations, it could affect the use of household appliances and other electrical-powered equipment.
Canopy arms, meant to anchor the sail-like fabric covers for the stations, were already plagued with design and construction problems. Then, they started cracking.
UPDATED: Only one Legislature-appointed member has attended a board meeting since February, making it hard for the Honolulu rail project to get routine business done.
The latest federal orders were served to an unspecified number of HART employees. The rail agency won’t say who or how many staff members got them.
The proposed resolution would have allowed voters to decide whether to end HART, but it didn’t clear its first reading.
After years of missteps it’s time for the rail agency to be replaced by city control, Honolulu’s City Council chairman argues. HART says that’ll only make things worse.
Negotiations to compensate the Kakaako landowner for properties critical to the project have broken down, with the parties as much as $100 million apart.
Rail board members are poised to approve a resolution pushing back against the proposal to dissolve HART years ahead of schedule.
Commissioners will consider whether the fares should be a flat rate or distance-based, as well as how much the interim service should cost.
After three people were killed in a collision with a column, a wrongful death suit takes aim at the city for not placing barriers to protect drivers.