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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.
UPDATED: Maui is also under a watch, while a more-imminent hurricane warning is in effect for the Big Island.
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Super PAC funding helped state Sen. Josh Green gain a significant advertising edge over state Sen. Jill Tokuda in the lead-up to the election.
The independent PAC, Defend Hawaii Now, has not disclosed any financial information with the state.
The union’s super PAC is flexing its political muscle in support of Colleen Hanabusa for governor and Josh Green for lieutenant governor.