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New HART Board Member Wants A Fraud Hotline

New HART Board Member Wants A Fraud Hotline

An outside auditor for HART describes Natalie Iwasa’s idea for a hotline as a “best practice.”

New Route For Honolulu Rail? Any ‘Hare-Brained’ Scheme Is Being Considered Cory Lum/Civil Beat

New Route For Honolulu Rail? Any ‘Hare-Brained’ Scheme Is Being Considered

HART’s new executive director Lori Kahikina says she’s open to any ideas that avoid having to get special utility clearances along Dillingham Boulevard.

Honolulu Mayor Hires HPU Athletics Director As Chief Of Staff Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Mayor Hires HPU Athletics Director As Chief Of Staff

The new chief of staff has previously worked for city and state government agencies.

A Year Later, HPD Still Investigating Shooting Deaths Of 2 Police Officers Cory Lum/Civil Beat

A Year Later, HPD Still Investigating Shooting Deaths Of 2 Police Officers

HPD has yet to release any of its findings about the day two of its officers were killed.

Honolulu Prosecutor Drops Surgeon General’s COVID Violation Charge Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Prosecutor Drops Surgeon General’s COVID Violation Charge

HPD ticketed the federal official for being in a closed park in violation of the mayor’s order.

Soldier Arrested In Woman’s Death At Schofield Barracks, Army Says U.S. Army

Soldier Arrested In Woman’s Death At Schofield Barracks, Army Says

The woman has been identified as 25-year-old Selena Roth, a military wife and Army veteran.

Congresswoman Concerned About Hawaii Pandemic Response Got No Answers From Ige Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Congresswoman Concerned About Hawaii Pandemic Response Got No Answers From Ige

Questions about testing and contact tracing in Hawaii were left unanswered.

Auditor: State Agriculture Agency Is Failing To Fulfill Mission Stewart Yerton/Civil Beat

Auditor: State Agriculture Agency Is Failing To Fulfill Mission

After 25 years, the Agribusiness Development Corp. hasn’t helped Hawaii re-fashion former sugar and pineapple plantations into viable economic engines, audit says.

New Honolulu Mayor, Same Pandemic Tier System For Now Cory Lum/Civil Beat

New Honolulu Mayor, Same Pandemic Tier System For Now

Team sports will continue to be prohibited, and bars will stay closed.