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Marcel Honore

False Missile Threat Mistakenly Triggered As Part Of Internal Drill Cory Lum/Civil Beat

False Missile Threat Mistakenly Triggered As Part Of Internal Drill

Hawaii Gov. David Ige and emergency officials say new safeguards should prevent a repeat of the false alert.
Honolulu Rail Recovery Plan Remains A Work In Progress Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Rail Recovery Plan Remains A Work In Progress

HART's board has declined to approve the plan for the $9 billion project until more details are fleshed out.
City Repaves Aggressively But Falls Behind On Other Roadwork Cory Lum/Civil Beat

City Repaves Aggressively But Falls Behind On Other Roadwork

None of the nearly 1,800 lane-miles repaved in the last five years has been treated with materials routinely used to extend street life.

Caldwell Offers A New Multimillion-Dollar Option For Natatorium Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Caldwell Offers A New Multimillion-Dollar Option For Natatorium

A solution is years away, but the mayor wants people to know “we haven’t forgot” the dilapidated World War I memorial.

Crews Are Close to Finally Ridding Waikiki Of The Pacific Paradise Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Crews Are Close to Finally Ridding Waikiki Of The Pacific Paradise

The Coast Guard says the cost of salvaging the wrecked vessel has already exceeded $1 million.

Why Are Fewer People Riding TheBus? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Why Are Fewer People Riding TheBus?

Passenger counts nosedived in recent years, but Honolulu’s mass transit system still enjoys some of the highest demand in the country.

Uber, Lyft Cleared For Airport Pickups Under Pilot Program Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Uber, Lyft Cleared For Airport Pickups Under Pilot Program

UPDATED: Honolulu has been home to one of the few remaining major U.S. airports that doesn’t allow the pickups.

Could Self-Driving Cars And Buses Replace The Last Leg Of Rail? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Could Self-Driving Cars And Buses Replace The Last Leg Of Rail?

Longtime critics want to stop the elevated train at Middle Street, then embrace new transportation technologies for the rest of the route.

This Waikiki Shipwreck Is Proving Tough To Get Rid Of Cory Lum/Civil Beat

This Waikiki Shipwreck Is Proving Tough To Get Rid Of

Salvage crews are readying for another attempt to get the grounded Pacific Paradise off the reef near Kaimana Beach.