Robert Brown

Rogoff: ‘Not Unusual’ For Cities to Award 20 Percent of Rail Contracts Before FFGA

Rogoff: ‘Not Unusual’ For Cities to Award 20 Percent of Rail Contracts Before FFGA

FTA Administrator says Honolulu rail following typical trend.
Tea Party’s Berg Cheapest On Honolulu City Council

Tea Party’s Berg Cheapest On Honolulu City Council

So far in 2011, Ewa member spends least, with Kahala's Chang spending the most.
The Day The Gift Bill Died

The Day The Gift Bill Died

Relentless effort to loosen gift restrictions on lawmakers meets its end.
Cachola: Honolulu Rail Project the Most Expensive in U.S.

Cachola: Honolulu Rail Project the Most Expensive in U.S.

Council member Romy Cachola says rail transit price tag is nation's heftiest.
EPA: No Radiation Found in Hawaii Milk or Water

EPA: No Radiation Found in Hawaii Milk or Water

Low levels of radiation found in milk in Washington, California. Not so in Hawaii.
Capitol Watch: March 31

Capitol Watch: March 31

UPDATED 4:30 p.m. Gifts bill dies in House; Boylan to discuss homeless; net-metering bill lives; and Legislature honors 'Hawaii Five-0'.
What Should Politicians Be Required to Disclose?

What Should Politicians Be Required to Disclose?

Civil Beat compares ethics rules in Honolulu, Hawaii and Congress in light of Nestor Garcia case.
Trace Amounts of Iodine-131 Found In Hawaii Radiation Monitor

Trace Amounts of Iodine-131 Found In Hawaii Radiation Monitor

UPDATED Results from EPA lab test show radioactive levels in Honolulu not harmful.
Hawaii Gov. Abercrombie Defines ‘Fair Share’

Hawaii Gov. Abercrombie Defines ‘Fair Share’

When it comes to new taxes, everyone must do "their fair share," he says. Civil Beat asks: What does that mean?