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The rail board got a preview Thursday of the issues that the state auditor’s final is expected to cover.
Some Hawaii legislators want a halt to the commercial helicopter flights until an investigation into Monday’s Kailua crash is completed.
A investigation last year found the Robinson R44 to have the highest rate of fatal accidents per 100,000 flight hours.
Federal engineers could ease the impacts of its plan if it also worked to restore the local ecology, conservationists say. The agency says its hands are tied.
A business that has long profited from parking fees it charges on roads that it doesn’t maintain faces several legal challenges.
The latest letter in the saga over canal flood control informs city leaders that at least some dollars have been committed to the project.
Two sides are feuding over what type of riders the nearly 60-year-old stables should serve — and whether the city is awarding the contract fairly.
UPDATED: The Federal Transit Administration has withheld $744 million from the project since 2015.
Rail officials had hoped to finally get their long-stalled recovery plan approved by this month. Now, they hope to get “provisional’ approval in late May or early June.
Hawaii’s rural drivers, already burdened with higher costs to drive, think a mileage tax would hit them the hardest. Actually, they’d benefit.
While shortening the line could save hundreds of millions of dollars, rail leaders argue the system would lose nearly half its projected ridership.
Flooring and roofing were found to not be sufficiently fire-resistant in a test conducted in Texas.