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HART Struggles To Keep Critical Utility Work On Schedule Cory Lum/Civil Beat

HART Struggles To Keep Critical Utility Work On Schedule

The rail agency is eager for crews to work on Dillingham during the day, but the move is sure to take a heavy traffic toll on Kalihi.

Caldwell Talks Homelessness, HUD and Honolulu Rail In Washington DC Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Caldwell Talks Homelessness, HUD and Honolulu Rail In Washington DC

The Honolulu mayor is in the nation’s capital this week for the U.S. Conference of Mayors. He’s also meeting with federal officials about the city’s largest ever public works project.

Guns Found At Home Where Two Cops Were Killed Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Guns Found At Home Where Two Cops Were Killed

They were not registered to any of the residents of the home, police say.

Plenty Of Warning Signs But Few Treatment Options In Police Killer Case Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Plenty Of Warning Signs But Few Treatment Options In Police Killer Case

Neighbors were well aware of Jerry Hanel’s bizarre behavior, but it’s hard to force unwilling people to get mental health treatment.

Police Find Human Remains At Diamond Head Home Where Two Cops Were Killed Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Police Find Human Remains At Diamond Head Home Where Two Cops Were Killed

As smoke settled in the fire-ravaged neighborhood Monday, neighbors recalled the terror they’d felt a day earlier.

Man Suspected Of Fatally Shooting 2 HPD Officers Was Facing Eviction Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Man Suspected Of Fatally Shooting 2 HPD Officers Was Facing Eviction

Updated: The shooting suspect is believed to have also started a fire in the neighborhood that destroyed at least seven houses.

Honolulu Sues To Recoup Kealoha Retirement Money Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Sues To Recoup Kealoha Retirement Money

Even if Honolulu’s lawsuit succeeds, it could take a long time for the city to get the money back.

127 Homeless People Died On Oahu Last Year, Up From 2018 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

127 Homeless People Died On Oahu Last Year, Up From 2018

The figure is also a 46% increase from just two years ago.

Educator Mandado Announces Run For City Council Courtesy: Ryan Mandado

Educator Mandado Announces Run For City Council

The race to replace a term-limited councilman now has three candidates.

Activist Choon James Running For Honolulu Mayor Courtesy: Choon James

Activist Choon James Running For Honolulu Mayor

James is running as a “good government” candidate who isn’t taking lobbyist donations.

Amemiya Reports Nearly $1M In Mayoral Campaign Contributions Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Amemiya Reports Nearly $1M In Mayoral Campaign Contributions

The total includes the $200,000 the businessman loaned himself in his first run for office.

Oahu Is Overhauling How It Counts The Homeless Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Oahu Is Overhauling How It Counts The Homeless

Administrators of Oahu’s annual homeless count have struggled with inaccuracy and undercounting. Partners In Care’s new director is working to fix it.