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The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat/2022

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi

Staffing has been a priority for the administration along with homelessness, affordable housing and information technology. The mayor says he’ll also seek a second term in 2024.

Honolulu Prosecutor’s Office Won’t Charge SWAT Officer Who Killed Kakaako Man Hawaii News Now

Honolulu Prosecutor’s Office Won’t Charge SWAT Officer Who Killed Kakaako Man

The department concluded that officers last year did everything they could to de-escalate a tense barricade situation.

Cancer-Causing Fuel Components Detected In A BWS Monitoring Well In Honolulu Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Cancer-Causing Fuel Components Detected In A BWS Monitoring Well In Honolulu

The water utility said it detected petroleum contamination beyond the military’s Red Hill property.

Honolulu Is Short 3,000 Workers. That’s Because It Takes 6 Months To Hire Anybody Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Honolulu Is Short 3,000 Workers. That’s Because It Takes 6 Months To Hire Anybody

The city’s long-time failure to establish a system for tracking and measuring hiring performance is at the core of its problems, a consultant found.

Bring Your Own Toilet Paper. Honolulu Parks Are Experiencing A Shortage Honolulu Parks & Recreation

Bring Your Own Toilet Paper. Honolulu Parks Are Experiencing A Shortage

The city’s Department of Parks and Recreation blamed the problem on supply chain issues and increased demand.

TheBus Is Trying To Recover Riders Lost During The Pandemic. Why Not Cut Fares? Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

TheBus Is Trying To Recover Riders Lost During The Pandemic. Why Not Cut Fares?

A sustained fare cut isn’t part of a campaign next month to boost ridership. City transportation leaders say the move could hurt Oahu’s existing bus service.

Honolulu Mayor Announces The Return Of Outdoor Dining Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Honolulu Mayor Announces The Return Of Outdoor Dining

A two-year pilot program could begin by the end of August.

‘Death Trap’: Here’s What Happened When A Diamond Head Mom Bought A Street Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

‘Death Trap’: Here’s What Happened When A Diamond Head Mom Bought A Street

The City and County of Honolulu is preparing to take over Leahi Avenue after a two-year tug of war that left neighbors fuming.

‘No Parking’: Lanikai Residents Take Traffic Woes Into Their Own Hands Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

‘No Parking’: Lanikai Residents Take Traffic Woes Into Their Own Hands

The Honolulu City Council asked the transportation department for a plan to mitigate the parking problems in the popular beachside neighborhood.

Honolulu Council District 8 Candidates Weigh In On Housing And Infrastructure

Honolulu Council District 8 Candidates Weigh In On Housing And Infrastructure

Five candidates are vying to represent District 8, which includes Mililani after Oahu’s boundaries shifted last year.