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Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell and his City Council stalwarts are playing chicken with a political freight train.
How HECO plans to replace that electricity for Oahu customers is still unknown but Hawaii’s last coal-fired power plant intends to shut down in just five years.
State lawmakers also want a thorough audit of the beleaguered project.
Competition could spark a price war, but experts question whether Hawaii can support a third container fleet long term.
Four other trusts, derived from the wealth of Native Hawaiian royalty, support a wide range of philanthropies and hold vast business interests.
Commissioners are pushing HECO to do more to keep prices in check and customers from leaving the system.
Salvage the Rail proposes ditching the over-budget elevated railway plan in much of the city.
After the deadly Honolulu high-rise fire, some banks say they are also offering help to meet mortgage payments.
The project raises questions about whether the Hawaii Technology Development Corp. is stepping away from its mission and legislative mandate.
Political motives are driving hackers these days along with more sophisticated financial scams.