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Honolulu Mayor Signs Bill To Give Financial Relief To Businesses Hurt By Rail Construction David Croxford/Civil Beat/2024

Honolulu Mayor Signs Bill To Give Financial Relief To Businesses Hurt By Rail Construction

The city’s upcoming budgeting process will determine how much funding is available to dole out.

How Much Housing Should Be Allowed In Oahu’s Business Districts? Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat/2021

How Much Housing Should Be Allowed In Oahu’s Business Districts?

The City Council is considering a bill that would expand the number of mixed-use districts in Honolulu amid a worsening housing crisis.

Honolulu Businesses Hurt By Rail Construction Could Get Relief But Hurdles Remain David Croxford/Civil Beat/2024

Honolulu Businesses Hurt By Rail Construction Could Get Relief But Hurdles Remain

The City Council approved an effort to jump-start an existing fund, but it's unclear where the money will come from.

Turkish Coffee Or Universal Khaki? Another Honolulu Condo Dispute Goes To Court Stewart Yerton/Civil Beat/2024

Turkish Coffee Or Universal Khaki? Another Honolulu Condo Dispute Goes To Court

The lawsuit alleges the condo board has resurrected old dispute to retaliate against owner.

Insurance Companies Want Their Money Back For Lahaina Fire Claims. They’re Going After HECO For It Kevin Fujii/Civil Beat/2023

Insurance Companies Want Their Money Back For Lahaina Fire Claims. They’re Going After HECO For It

Insurers have paid more than $1 billion in claims related to the Lahaina wildfires and want reimbursement from the utility.

Mississippi Publisher Looks To Buy Struggling Star-Advertiser And Other Hawaii Papers Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Mississippi Publisher Looks To Buy Struggling Star-Advertiser And Other Hawaii Papers

Media mogul David Black, who merged Honolulu's two daily newspapers, has filed for bankruptcy protection in Canada.

Danny De Gracia: The Truth About Why We Depend On Tourism In Hawaii

Danny De Gracia: The Truth About Why We Depend On Tourism In Hawaii

Hawaii's regulatory framework is stacked against the mom-and-pop businesses in favor of large corporations and special interests.

University Of Hawaii Athletics Needs Your Money To Survive. Here’s How College Sports Finances Are Changing Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2014

University Of Hawaii Athletics Needs Your Money To Survive. Here’s How College Sports Finances Are Changing

UH's lack of the big revenue seen by other college athletic programs is hampering its ability to compete, especially in the high-finance sport of football.

Oahu’s Shopping Malls Show Signs Of Life For The Holidays David Croxford/Civil Beat/2023

Oahu’s Shopping Malls Show Signs Of Life For The Holidays

After surviving pandemic lockdowns and the "retail apocolypse," shopping centers find old friends and new optimism.