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Ewa Wind Farm Seeking Community Input Gill Ewa Lands LLC

Ewa Wind Farm Seeking Community Input

The large project is awaiting word from Hawaiian Electric.

Funders Abandon Ala Moana Playground Plans, Pivot To Kakaako Denby Fawcett/ Civil Beat

Funders Abandon Ala Moana Playground Plans, Pivot To Kakaako

The playground’s advocates and Mayor Kirk Caldwell had been adamant that the playground should be at Ala Moana. Now they’re changing course to build it at Kakaako Gateway Park.

Businesses, Company Reach Settlement On Kakaako Roads Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Businesses, Company Reach Settlement On Kakaako Roads

The state attorney general isn’t part of the deal, so the suit continues toward its April trial date.

Cyber Attack Halts Radiation Treatment By Oahu Cancer Center Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Cyber Attack Halts Radiation Treatment By Oahu Cancer Center

Cyber attacks like those suffered by the Cancer Center of Hawaii in November have grown in frequency against medical providers in the state and nationwide.

HPD Chief: Police Shot At Man Who Tried To Run Over Officer Courtesy: KITV

HPD Chief: Police Shot At Man Who Tried To Run Over Officer

Update: A 23-year-0ld man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

‘Nothing Is Working’: Kakaako’s Disputed Roads Still Languish In Disrepair Cory Lum/Civil Beat

‘Nothing Is Working’: Kakaako’s Disputed Roads Still Languish In Disrepair

A five-year legal battle challenges the control of the streets by a private company that charges for parking and provides little road maintenance.

Honolulu City Council Voted On Company’s Project Then Let It Buy Lunch Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu City Council Voted On Company’s Project Then Let It Buy Lunch

Ethics guidelines advise government agencies against accepting free food if the company has business before the city.

This Central Oahu City Is About To Bloom With New Economic Life Cory Lum/Civil Beat

This Central Oahu City Is About To Bloom With New Economic Life

Wahiawa has struggled since the collapse of the pineapple industry. But new projects, some supported by political leaders, are giving city leaders new hope.

How The Gas Company Plans To Fight A Bill Banning Gas Water Heaters Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How The Gas Company Plans To Fight A Bill Banning Gas Water Heaters

Hawaii Gas faces an uncertain future as the state moves to renewables. Now it’s creating a new entity to help advocate for gas.

New HART Analyses Show Millions Of Dollars In Added Rail Costs Cory Lum/Civil Beat

New HART Analyses Show Millions Of Dollars In Added Rail Costs

Rail’s ultimate price tag remains a mystery, but HART’s own risk reports show the costs steadily climbing.

Council Passes Landmark Bill Restricting Single-Use Plastics On Oahu Claire Caulfield/Civil Beat

Council Passes Landmark Bill Restricting Single-Use Plastics On Oahu

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has signaled he supports the bill. Its restrictions on food-vendor plastics would roll out in the next two years.

Case Dismissed: 8 Years, No Conviction And A Honolulu Man’s Life Derailed Illustration by Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Case Dismissed: 8 Years, No Conviction And A Honolulu Man’s Life Derailed

Sefo Fatai says a woman he thought would give him money to pay off a debt to his boss handed him meth instead, plunging him into an eight-year ordeal fighting the criminal justice system.

December 2018

Monday, December 31

Two Election Outcomes Still In Limbo As New Terms Are About To Start

Friday, December 28

Impeachment Waits While City Considers Paying Kaneshiro’s Legal Fees

Thursday, December 27

Trevor Ozawa May Become Honolulu City Council Chair

Wednesday, December 26

Not Everyone’s Thrilled To Have A Film Crew In The Neighborhood

Friday, December 21

Hawaii Supreme Court Overturns 30 Years Of Government Secrecy

Thursday, December 20

Honolulu Meets Federal Demands On Rail Project

Police Chief: Sharing Information With Kaneshiro Not In City’s ‘Best Interest’

SLIDESHOW: Hooves For The Holidays

Tuesday, December 18

Petition Filed With Court To Impeach Prosecutor Kaneshiro

Monday, December 17

Drive to Impeach Honolulu Prosecutor Will Test City’s Vague Law

Being Funny Is Also Good Business For This Honolulu Rental Store

Friday, December 14

Civil Beat Law Center Files To Unseal Secret Kealoha Court Documents

Thursday, December 13

The Cost Of Honolulu Rail’s Westside Stations Keeps Going Up

Honolulu’s Chief Deputy Prosecutor Taking Leave Amid Federal Corruption Probe

Private Guards Help Keep The Homeless From Camping In Parks

Surviving The Ride On A Not-So-Bike-Friendly Island

Experts: Kaneshiro Can Talk About Federal Investigation If He Wants To

Honolulu Police Corruption Probe Now Includes Katherine Kealoha’s Brother

The Story Behind Our New Transportation Column

Wednesday, December 12

Pilot Survives After Plane Crashes Into Ocean Near Honolulu Airport

SLIDESHOW: You Have To Get Up Early To Catch This Ahi Ritual

Tuesday, December 11

Can Someone Please Tell Us What The Hell Is Going On At The City Prosecutor’s Office?

Friday, December 7

Federal Investigators Are Digging Deeper Into Honolulu Prosecutor’s Office

Thursday, December 6

Honolulu Condos Must Comply Now With New Fire Safety Rules

City Ethics Commission Is Investigating Far Fewer Cases Than 2 Years Ago

Wednesday, December 5

Islandwide Homeless Restrictions Approved — But Are They Legal?

Six-Figure Deal To Cover UH Rail Costs ‘Slipped Through The Cracks’

Tuesday, December 4

Hawaii Soldier Who Tried To Help Terrorists Gets 25-Year Sentence

HPD Program For Domestic Violence Victims Stalls

Monday, December 3

Don’t Expect To See Those Green E-Scooters Again Anytime Soon

November 2018

Friday, November 30

A Plan To Keep Homeless Offenders Out Of Jail In Honolulu

School Custodian Gets A New Job As Hawaii’s Only Republican Senator

Thursday, November 29

Privately Funded, ‘Destination’ Playground Proposed For Ala Moana Park

Tuesday, November 27

Police Security Cameras May Soon Blanket Waikiki

HPD Wants Inflatable Tents In City Parks For Temporary Use By The Homeless

Monday, November 26

Two Losing Candidates Ask For Election Recounts

Free Ala Moana Clinic Opens For Young People With Psychosis

Honolulu Mayor: ‘No More Important Issue’ Than Climate Change

Wednesday, November 21

Honolulu’s Secret Home Buyers Must Now Reveal Their Identities

Sex-Sting Vigilantes Are Trying to Bust ‘Predators’ In Hawaii

Tuesday, November 20

Chad Blair: Time For Honolulu To Finally Decide On Natatorium’s Future

Thursday, November 15

HART Approves Rail’s Recovery Plan – Again

Honolulu Rolls Out Ankle Bracelet To Monitor Drunken Drivers

10 Family Members, 4 Bedrooms And ‘A Dream To Have Your Own Place’

Wednesday, November 14

Honolulu City Council Moves Forward With Higher Bus Fares

Denby Fawcett: What Happened To This Honolulu Architect Is Still A Mystery

Bus Fares Will Likely Increase For The Second Year In A Row

Analysis: Lane Could Have Destroyed Thousands of Aging Honolulu Homes

Tuesday, November 13

Bike-Share Program In Honolulu Will Expand As Ridership Soars

Can Setting Out Tables, Painting Street Murals Transform Honolulu’s Neighborhoods?

Thursday, November 8

HPD Chief: Police Not At Fault In Closing Of Domestic Violence Program

A Loss For Tommy Waters Is A Loss For Mayor Caldwell

Tuesday, November 6

Ozawa Edges Waters In Tight Race For Honolulu City Council Seat

Voters Shooting Down HART Board Charter Amendment

Victim Advocates Withdraw From Partnership with Honolulu Police

Monday, November 5

Honolulu To Take Out Short-Term Loan Of $44 Million To Keep Rail Going

Friday, November 2

Police Commission: Why Is It So Hard To Get A Permit To Carry A Gun In This City?

Thursday, November 1

Design Flaws May Delay Rail’s Interim Opening Set For 2020

ACLU Challenges Retirement Home’s Ban On Medical Aid In Dying

Why The State Wants To Build This Ala Moana High-Rise Above A Shelter

October 2018

Tuesday, October 30

Honolulu Taxpayers Now On The Hook To Help Build Rail

Friday, October 26

Will Voters Make It Easier For Honolulu Rail Board To Make Decisions?

Thursday, October 25

Kealohas’ Bank Fraud Trial Moved To June

Two More Condo Towers Proposed Near Ala Moana Center

Emergency Help For Hawaii’s Mentally Ill Is Often A Revolving Door

Wednesday, October 24

Feds To City: Show Us The Rail Money Now

Tuesday, October 23

Kealohas’ Bank Fraud Trial Delayed Until 2019

Friday, October 19

HPD Body Cam Video Shows Fatal Shooting At State Capitol

Surprise Eviction Notices Have This Old Plantation Community Up In Arms

Thursday, October 18

Why Are City Lawmakers Involved In This Lobbyist’s Backyard Tiff?

Wednesday, October 17

City Taxpayers Move Closer To Covering Rail Costs After Council Vote

The Strange Intersection Of A Rail Deadline And City Council Politics

Tuesday, October 16

Man Shot By HPD Told Several Times to Drop His Knife, Police Recording Reveals

City Mistakenly OK’d Permit For Site With Native Hawaiian Remains

Monday, October 15

Experts: Lack Of Mental Health Treatment Among The Culprits In Police Shootings

Friday, October 12

We May Finally Get To See Honolulu Police Salary Information

Wednesday, October 10

Has Kakaako Gotten Too Fancy Even For IBM?

Sunday, October 7

HPD Officer Fatally Shoots Machete-Wielding Man

Tuesday, October 2

From Capri Suns To Resumes: Meeting The Needs Of Homeless Young People

Monday, October 1

Can Hawaii’s Oldest Dive Bar Survive Chinatown’s Invading Hipsters?

September 2018

Sunday, September 30

This Waianae Homeless Camp Is Going Legit

Friday, September 28

Ex-HPD Sergeant Accused Of Sex Assault During Driver Test

Cops and Social Workers Join Forces To Get Homeless Help — And Off The Street

Thursday, September 27

HPD Chief: Man Lunged With A Knife At Officers Before Being Fatally Shot

HART Wants A Private Company To Finish The Honolulu Rail Project

Tuesday, September 25

Honolulu Rail Project Faces Critical Decisions In Next 60 Days

Monday, September 24

These Two City Council Candidates Are Political Worlds Apart

Friday, September 21

Federal Agency Issues New Ultimatums On Honolulu Rail

Armed Drug Suspect Is Fourth Person Fatally Shot By HPD Since June

Thursday, September 20

Why Hundreds Of Mililani Residents Must Pay Thousands Of Dollars To Save A Few Homes

Monday, September 17

Katherine Kealoha Resigns From Honolulu Prosecutor’s Office

Thursday, September 13

No Danger Of Flooding At Nuuanu Dam, City Says

Wednesday, September 12

Council Rejects Big Bus Fare Hikes For Seniors And The Disabled

Friday, September 7

That Long Line For A Driver’s License May Get Even Longer

Thursday, September 6

Honolulu And Its Train-Maker In Dispute Over Project Delays

August 2018

Thursday, August 30

Caldwell’s Push To Clear Sidewalks Runs Into Opposition

Wednesday, August 29

Hawaii Counties Ask Court To Block School Property Tax Measure

Prosecutor Appeals Ruling That Barred A Third Trial For Deedy

Tuesday, August 28

Glitzy New Driving Range Proposal At Ala Wai Worries The Regulars

Fighting To Save The Crumbling Koko Crater Trail

Wednesday, August 22

Honolulu Designates 20 Schools As Hurricane Shelters

Tuesday, August 21

Shorthanded Honolulu Police Department Tries To Speed Up Hiring

Monday, August 20

How Caldwell’s Airbnb Bill Could Ease Honolulu’s Housing Crunch

Wednesday, August 15

Council Fails To Override Mayor’s Veto Of Tax Break For Active-Duty Military

New Police Commissioner Could Bridge Divide With City’s Legal Team

Saturday, August 11

Ozawa, Waters Headed For November Runoff In Council Race

Friday, August 10

Federal Judge Blocks Third Trial Against Special Agent Christopher Deedy

Tuesday, August 7

Honolulu Ponders How To Be More ‘Age-Friendly’

July 2018

Monday, July 30

Personality Rather Than Policy Shrouds East Honolulu Council Race

Thursday, July 26

Mayor Proposes Sweeping Changes In Vacation Rental Rules

Suspect Killed In HPD’s Third Fatal Standoff In Two Months

Caldwell Vetoes Military Property Tax Break

Wednesday, July 25

Chaminade Students Help Design Center for Homeless

Tuesday, July 24

HPD Hopes Body Cameras Will Reduce Confrontations — And Lawsuits

Monday, July 23

Community Comes To Rescue Of Nursery Hit By Flash Floods

Newcomers Challenge A Career Politician In Honolulu City Council Race

Trying To Build ‘Generation One’ Of Micronesian Voters

Thursday, July 19

Rep. Sylvia Luke: Move Rail Inland To Avoid Sea-Level Rise

Wednesday, July 18

Community Outcry Saves A Banyan Tree

How Charles Djou Is Keeping His Hand In Honolulu Politics

Tuesday, July 17

Judge: Officer in Kealoha Civil Case Entitled to City-Funded Attorney

Feds Will Spend $345 Million To Prevent A Devastating Waikiki Flood

Monday, July 16

Honolulu Cab Companies ‘Discouraged’ By Caldwell Pricing Proposals

Thursday, July 12

Search For Other Beneficiaries to Hawaiian Heiress’ Trust Will Continue

Katherine Kealoha’s Boyfriend Pleads Guilty To Federal Conspiracy

Wednesday, July 11

City Council Ignores Open Meetings Law To Hear Bike-Sharing Bill

Council OKs Property Tax Break For Active-Duty Military Personnel

Mayor’s Islandwide Crackdown On The Homeless Rolled Out For Council

Appeals Court Says Honolulu Police Used Excessive Force in 2015 Death

Monday, July 9

Katherine Kealoha’s Boyfriend Charged With Lying About Their Affair

What Honolulu Rail Planners Can Learn From Puerto Rico

Friday, July 6

Homeless Village May Get A New Neighbor: A 150-Foot Radio Tower

Monday, July 2

Feds: Honolulu Rail Is Still Short By $134 Million

City Keeps Funding Feral Cat Approach That Legislature Rejected

The Struggle For Power In Honolulu Is Coming To A Head

June 2018

Thursday, June 28

Civil Beat Wins Right To Intervene In HPD Arbitration Case

Caldwell Wants To Make Sit-Lie Ban Islandwide At All Hours

Wednesday, June 27

New Dialysis Clinics Finally Open

Monday, June 25

Law Enforcement’s Struggle To Help Honolulu’s Mentally Ill

Friday, June 22

Denby Fawcett: ‘Slap On The Wrist’ For The Diamond Head Hawker

Caldwell Wants To Sell $44 Million In City Bonds For Rail

Why This Highway Plan Is The ‘Holy Grail’ Of Bicycle Safety Projects

Tuesday, June 19

Here’s A New Twist In The Honolulu Corruption Case

Caldwell Vetoes Bill To Cap Uber And Lyft Prices

Is Honolulu Hale Making City Staffers Sick?

Friday, June 15

Ethics Commission Audit Quashed On Advice Of City’s Lawyer

Thursday, June 14

Blood Bank Paying A High Price In Its Dispute With Honolulu Rail Officials

Tuesday, June 12

A Republican Governor Would Bring New Uncertainty To Rail Project

Monday, June 11

The Debate Over ‘Safe Zones’ Is Heating Up In West Oahu

Friday, June 8

Developer Plans To Convert 200 Hawaii Kai Rentals Into Condos

An Illegal Rock Barrier Blocks This North Shore Beach Access

State Changes Its Manoa Sludge Pits Plan After UH Faculty Outcry

Thursday, June 7

Oahu’s $4 Million Food Fight

Wednesday, June 6

Feds May Require Honolulu To Sell Bonds For Rail Project

City Council Votes To Cap Uber And Lyft Prices

This Sludge Pit Plan Gets Little Love In Manoa

Monday, June 4

Audit: Honolulu Parks Could Save Millions By Reducing Potable Water Use

Friday, June 1

Members Of Military Might Get A Property Tax Break

May 2018

Thursday, May 31

State Auditor Says Rail Agency Is Interfering With His Work

Wednesday, May 30

New Indictment Against Kealohas Focuses on Bank Fraud, Identify Theft

Winner Of Governor’s Race Will Have Stronger Hand In Rail Project

Tuesday, May 29

FBI Offers $20K Reward For Info About Missing Hawaii Kai Man

Thursday, May 24

Honolulu Cop Fired For Domestic Violence Gets His Job Back

Fate Of Popular Swimming Cove In Kahala Remains Uncertain

Wednesday, May 23

Would New Uber And Lyft Rules Hit West Side Drivers Hardest?

Tuesday, May 22

Manoa Professors Raise A Stink About Sludge Pits — And Get Results

Mayor Won’t Get Power To Hire Or Fire Honolulu Police Chief

The Case Of A Honolulu Cop Fired For Domestic Violence Is About To Go Public

Monday, May 21

Honolulu’s Vanishing Crosswalks: Why The City Is Taking Them Out

Friday, May 18

These Blue Beach Chairs Are Riling The Ala Moana Regulars

Thursday, May 17

Toxic Lot In Maili May Finally Get Cleaned Up

‘Lime’ Rental Scooters Invade Honolulu With Mixed Results

Wednesday, May 16

New Plan Looks To Spare City From Cuts to Pay For Rail

Tuesday, May 15

Ex-Death Row Inmate Wants To Be Tried By A Judge In Hawaii Case

Monday, May 14

Rail Leaders Look To Curb Runaway Costs With New Partners

Wednesday, May 9

Should The Mayor Choose Honolulu’s Police Chief?

Why This Church Breaks The Law Every Sunday

Monday, May 7

Despite Risks, Volcano Offers Affordable Piece Of Paradise

HART’s Latest Rail Contract Is For $400M — Twice What It Had Estimated

Friday, May 4

Are Waikiki’s Public Pavilions Hopelessly Crime-Ridden?

Thursday, May 3

Kealohas Will Face Two Trials in Federal Corruption Case

Meet The Punk Rock Roller Skating Cheesecake Maker From Kaimuki

Wednesday, May 2

Honolulu Rail Project Loses Its Top Right-Of-Way Official

Chinatown Sidewalk Extensions Please Some But Infuriate Others

April 2018

Monday, April 30

Competition May Be Coming To Honolulu’s Bike-Share Market

Sunday, April 29

Ballard Promises Aggressive Recruitment To Fix Cop Shortage

Friday, April 27

Will The Kealoha Case Be One Big Show Or Separate Trials?

Wednesday, April 25

Kauai Flooding Heightens Worries About West Oahu Isolation

Tuesday, April 24

Honolulu’s Morgue Is So Run Down Even The Autopsy Room Leaks

Monday, April 23

$93K Is Now Considered Low-Income For Honolulu Family Of 4

Feds: Honolulu Needs $250 Million More To Complete Rail

Friday, April 20

How Will Honolulu Pay To Run Rail Once It’s Built? The City Still Doesn’t Know

Nanakuli Village Center: Big Plans But Few Results So Far

Tuesday, April 17

Denby Fawcett: Bowling Alley Supporters Fight For ‘Soul Of Kailua’

Monday, April 16

Honolulu Officials Promise Feds They’re On Board With Rail Money

Taro Patches Are Classrooms For These Nanakuli Students

Friday, April 13

Honolulu Police Target Bicyclists With No Registration Tags

Thursday, April 12

New City Council Leadership Challenges Caldwell’s Proposed Budget

Wednesday, April 11

Council Leaders, Mayor Caldwell Will Talk With Feds In DC About Rail Funding

Council Considers Big Cuts In Honolulu’s Climate Change Office

Monday, April 9

Filthy Bathrooms At This Popular Beach Park Are Creating A Stir

Friday, April 6

Caldwell Wants A Sidewalk Sit-Lie Ban Everywhere On Oahu

Monday, April 2

How ‘Blind Faith’ Led To Hawaii’s Biggest Police Corruption Scandal

City Has No Aloha For A Waianae School Crosswalk

March 2018

Thursday, March 29

Kealohas, Accused Cops Plead Not Guilty To Newest Charges

Tuesday, March 27

Honolulu Is Finally Catching Up With New Smart-Card System

New Honolulu Housing Bill Seeks The Middle Ground

Friday, March 23

Ian Lind: Playing Hardball Paid Off For Hawaii Kai Tree Lights

Thursday, March 22

New Charges Issued In Kealohas’ Corruption Case

Honolulu Can’t Access 66,000 Personal Documents After System Crashed

A Family Struggles To Understand The Death Of Their Homeless Son

Monday, March 19

Ernie Martin Regains Council Chairmanship As Council Squabbles Over Rail

Airlines Pushing To Take Over Honolulu Airport Operations

Sunday, March 18

Honolulu Police Chief Defends Reassignment Of Union Leaders

Friday, March 16

Original Rail Budget Included Bogus Numbers For Station Designs

Wednesday, March 14

Honolulu Mayor OKs Temporary Ban On ‘Monster’ Houses

Yet Another Speed Bump Ahead For Rail As City Council Reorganizes

Monday, March 12

Navy’s Red Hill Analysis Concerns Environmental Regulators

This Honolulu Architect Designs Low-Cost Housing, Often For Free

Friday, March 9

Palace Intrigue: Ernie Martin Tries To Return As City Council Chairman

Court Documents: The Kealohas Agree To Sell Their Home

Rail Agency To Buy Trucks For Power Company — And Save $130M

Thursday, March 8

Waialua Landowner Proposes 30-Home ‘Affordable’ Subdivision

Wednesday, March 7

Navy Wife Who Lost Kidneys After Giving Birth Awarded $24.7M

Study: New Federal Tax Law Will Hurt Many Honolulu Homeowners

Goat Hunters Say State’s Aerial Shooting Threatens A Traditional Food Source

Tuesday, March 6

State May Divert $500,000 A Year To Cover Its Own Rail Project Costs

Monday, March 5

Lienholder On Ex-Police Chief’s Home Wants It Sold

Friday, March 2

Honolulu’s Share Of The Bill For Rail Just Got $54 Million Bigger

Ex-Honolulu Police Chief Aims To Fight Charges In 2 Trials

Lawsuit: Ex-Honolulu Police Chief, Wife Default On $1M Mortgage

Slideshow: Rusting Road Show In Paradise

Thursday, March 1

SHOPO President Retiring From His Union And Patrol Jobs

Lawsuit: Ex-Honolulu Police Chief, Wife Default On $1M Mortgage

Homeless People Offered Trailer With Showers, Toilets

February 2018

Wednesday, February 28

HPD Lieutenant Seeks Separate Trials In Police Corruption Case

Coming Soon To Ala Moana: Another 400-Foot Tower

Tuesday, February 27

Ex-HPD Major Wants Separate Trial In Corruption Case

Waialua Residents Want The Lights Back On At Their District Park

Monday, February 26

Honolulu Businesses Hurt By Rail May Finally Get Help

Dodging Oncoming Cars Is A Way Of Life In Crowded Kaimuki

Friday, February 23

Waianae’s Community Gym Is Finally On The Mend

Thursday, February 22

Honolulu Rail May Have To Give Up Nearly $4 Million to Feds

Wednesday, February 21

Honolulu Police Commission Gets New Leadership

Tuesday, February 20

Chad Blair: A Kids Museum Struggles Amidst Homeless Squalor

How Honolulu’s New Police Chief Is Shaking Up A Troubled Department

Friday, February 16

Victims Say $80M Kamehameha Schools Settlement Not Just About Money

Thursday, February 15

Ige Promises To Help Anxious Kakaako Seniors Facing Rent Hikes

Wednesday, February 14

Waianae Boat Harbor Residents Try To Stave Off A Homeless Sweep

Rail Promised Lots Of Jobs But There’s No Sure Count Of What It’s Delivering

Tuesday, February 13

Development Lobbyist Failed To Register With Honolulu Ethics Commission

Friday, February 9

SHOPO V. Ballard: Don’t Let The Police Union Bully HPD’s New Chief

Wednesday, February 7

Hawaii Police Union Strikes Back At Chief Ballard Over Reassignments

New HPD Report Shows Just How Hard It Is To Fire A Bad Cop

Tuesday, February 6

Handi-Van Riders Are Fuming Over Proposed Fare Increases

Monday, February 5

Here’s A Novel Idea To Help The Homeless — Vending Machines

Sunday, February 4

Police Officers Accused Of Making Man Put His Mouth On Urinal

Thursday, February 1

How A Big Mainland Developer Learned To Thrive In Hawaii

Areas Around Schools And Libraries May Be Next For Sit-Lie Ban

January 2018

Saturday, January 27

Botched Illegal Gambling Case Prompts Lawsuit Against Prosecutors

Thursday, January 25

HART Board Hits A Snag In Deal Saving Taxpayers $130 Million

Wednesday, January 24

City Stuck With Abandoned Cars Registered To Service Members

Tuesday, January 23

Is Honolulu Rail Agency Too Quick To Condemn Property?

Monday, January 22

Mismanagement Could Cost Honolulu Another $10 Million

Friday, January 19

Mayor’s Affordable Housing Mandate Loses Ground

Officers At Bar Shooting Denied City-Paid Legal Defense

Friday, January 12

Will The HPD Scandal Jump-Start Police Reform In The Legislature?

Tuesday, January 9

Why Oahu’s Rural Homeless Have Often Been Undercounted

Monday, January 8

How Mismanagement Cost Honolulu Nearly $5 Million In Federal Aid

Honolulu Rail Recovery Plan Remains A Work In Progress

Friday, January 5

Another Guilty Plea In Federal Police Corruption Investigation

Finding Companions For Kupuna In Waikiki

Wednesday, January 3

New Charges Brought In Honolulu Corruption Case

Police Commission Loosens Rules On Legal Fees For Officers

Woman Sues Hawaii For Hiring Ex-Cop Who Then Assaulted Her

Medical Pot And Veterans: Groups Offer Free Evaluations

Tuesday, January 2

Why Isn’t Honolulu Helping Businesses Hurt By Rail Construction?