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The Murky Waters of Campaign Finance in Honolulu Mayor’s Race Flickr: RambergMediaImages

The Murky Waters of Campaign Finance in Honolulu Mayor’s Race

Cayetano supporters forming new fundraising group while questions remain over coordination among campaigns.
New PRP Ad Clouds Caldwell’s Campaign

New PRP Ad Clouds Caldwell’s Campaign

Ad raises questions about coordination between Honolulu mayoral candidate and political action committee.
HPD’s Day in Court — Two Cops Stand Before Judge

HPD’s Day in Court — Two Cops Stand Before Judge

Two former police officers appeared in federal court to face charges of corruption and lying.
Honolulu to Supreme Court: Keep Rail Construction Alive Civil Beat

Honolulu to Supreme Court: Keep Rail Construction Alive

UPDATED City wants reconsideration of recent ruling stopping construction.

Anti-Rail Slate for Honolulu Races?

A third contested council race on the ballot gives another anti-rail candidate a chance.

Is Federal Agent Immune from Murder Charge?

Defense wants judge, not jury, to decide on immunity.
Cayetano Pinched Pennies Before Primary

Cayetano Pinched Pennies Before Primary

The Honolulu mayoral candidate has big cash lead over opponent Caldwell.

Akaka Election Challenge Tossed, Filed Too Late

Senator's granddaughter wanted a recount after losing state House bid.
No Cost Estimates for Delays in Honolulu Rail Construction

No Cost Estimates for Delays in Honolulu Rail Construction

Transit board affirms decision to stop construction until archaeological work is complete.