Treena Shapiro

UPDATE: Postal Workers Assisting Rising Ranks of Hawaii’s Hungry

The Hawaii Foodbank has seen a 39 percent rise in individuals needing assistance since 2005. Postal workers are offering an easy way to help by collecting food as they deliver the mail on Saturday.

UPDATE: The Trash Pile Isn’t Moving

More than 20,000 tons of trash still needs to be shipped to the mainland and there's no indication of when it will be removed.

UPDATE: What’s All the Flushing Doing to the Ocean?

The impacts of sewage piped into the ocean off Sand Island and the Waianae coast are being reassessed.
UPDATE: Curbside Recycling Spreads Across Island

UPDATE: Curbside Recycling Spreads Across Island

The last stage of Honolulu's curbside recycling program has been completed. About 160,000 homes on Oahu are now covered.

Discussion: Honolulu

Politics, Government, Etc. We’ve opened a new discussion solely devoted to the Honolulu rail project and another devoted just…
What Comes After Curfew at Housing Complex?

What Comes After Curfew at Housing Complex?

Residents of Kalihi Valley Homes suggest the state consider limiting visitors, adding social service agencies and extending curfew. National expert says permanent police presence on site would help.
Are Honolulu Rail Job Projections On the Right Track?

Are Honolulu Rail Job Projections On the Right Track?

There's no agreement on how many jobs the city's rail system will create, but administration projections are actually lower than formula used by federal government and industry group.
Trash talk

Trash talk

Happy Earth Day! It seems as good a time as any to talk about recycling. Next month, the…

Watch out what you tweet!

A couple hours after I tweeted Wednesday about how user-friendly the city website was for those following…