Officials will start a fourth attempt to find a way to finish the final four miles while adding hundreds of millions of dollars to the overall budget.
The mayor is pleading with the FTA to extend the deadline to avoid losing $250 million in federal money.
Most of the drivers’ positive tests were attributed to factors outside of work. Three drivers, however, have filed workers’ compensation claims.
The rail authority’s executive director refuses to give up on the potential public-private partnership as the agency’s board looks to replace him.
The pandemic brought more fish to Oahu’s nearshore waters and sparked conflict among ocean users. Now, boundaries are being proposed at Ala Moana.
Protests this week have been peaceful, but state officials closed a state building Friday out of health and safety concerns for employees.
The role local governments play in fighting climate change “has never been greater,” the state’s top energy official said.
But researchers say preserving and restoring reef ecosystems could help slow the loss of those islands.