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Maintaining electricity in the wake of a major storm is also key to keeping the water supply flowing.
The isolated islands would rapidly burn through food and supplies should the port close. Plan B is to bring limited goods through Pearl Harbor.
City leaders are once again sparring over rail as they look to comply with a federal agency’s challenging demands.
In a blunt letter, the Federal Transit Administration lays out demands that will prove tough for the city to meet.
The center employed the psychiatrist accused of sexually abusing dozens of students at Kamehameha Schools, which reached the settlement with victims.
Ansaldo’s 2016 claim — which came to light Thursday — is the latest spat between the city and the firm building the rail cars and communications system.
The incumbent emerged from a bruising primary battle with more than $206,000 on hand. The Republican challenger has $11,700.
Lane didn’t leave the devastation that many feared it would. It did leave Hawaii with a new standard for storm preparation.
If Hurricane Lane strikes Oahu, officials say they have a plan in place to clear roads for emergency access as soon as possible.