The City Council Budget Committee approves most of the money-raising measures proposed by Mayor Kirk Caldwell.
On Saturday, about 2,000 students are expected to attend graduation at UH Manoa — and most will likely stay in Hawaii after getting their diploma.
Environmentalists who once supported a Honolulu City Council bag bill, now say that the amended version doesn’t go far enough.
Elections are underway for members of the island’s 33 volunteer advisory panels.
The Legislature is insisting that Honolulu leaders lift their prohibition on using city tax revenues for the project.
For now Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s budget proposals are mostly meeting with approval — but rail funding is a big uncertainty.
As part of protests across the country, the crowd marched from the University of Hawaii to Moiliili Park Saturday in opposition to Trump administration policies.
Residents are frustrated by the long wait to start a $3.12 million repair job on the damaged gym, which was a “safe haven” for kids.
Budget Committee looks for spending cuts as Mayor Caldwell broaches possibility of raising property taxes for rail construction.