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PR Campaign Would Discourage Homeless from Moving to Hawaii PF Bentley/Civil Beat

PR Campaign Would Discourage Homeless from Moving to Hawaii

The Institute for Human Services is embarking on a $1.3 million effort that includes plans to fly 120 homeless people back to the mainland.
Developers, Unions Jockey for Position in Honolulu City Council Races Adrienne LaFrance/Civil Beat

Developers, Unions Jockey for Position in Honolulu City Council Races

Sam Aiona trails Carol Fukunaga in campaign fundraising. Unions throw support to both Tommy Waters and Trevor Ozawa.
Bill Encourages Car Sharing on Oahu PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Bill Encourages Car Sharing on Oahu

Bill 65 would make parking spaces available for rental cars.
The Maui Weekly is Pau Screenshot/ Maui Weekly twitter feed

The Maui Weekly is Pau

More bad news for print media. The Maui Weekly was closed by its publisher, Joe Bradley, on Monday. The weekly…
Japanese Dignitary Dies in Waikiki City of Honolulu

Japanese Dignitary Dies in Waikiki

Deputy mayor of Chigasaki was in town for a sister city ceremony.
Honolulu Rail Funding Continues to Lag PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Honolulu Rail Funding Continues to Lag

GET revenues fall below projections for third quarter in a row.
The Case of the Mysterious Attack Ads: Tommy Waters Called a ‘Carpetbagger’

The Case of the Mysterious Attack Ads: Tommy Waters Called a ‘Carpetbagger’

The Council District 4 race takes a strange turn with 11th-hour mailers. No one acknowledges responsibility — not even representatives of the super PAC that paid for them.
Military Fuel Tanks on Oahu, Kauai Face Increased Regulation PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Military Fuel Tanks on Oahu, Kauai Face Increased Regulation

The Navy's Red Hill facility houses by far the biggest fuel tanks, but others in Hawaii have not undergone state inspections, so little is known about their condition.
Sharply Different Styles Separate District 6 Honolulu City Council Candidates Sophie Cocke/Civil Beat

Sharply Different Styles Separate District 6 Honolulu City Council Candidates

Councilwoman Carol Fukunaga faces a challenge from Sam Aiona in the Nov. 4 election.