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Daily Ridership Would Drop By Thousands If The Honolulu Rail Line Ends At Civic Center Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Daily Ridership Would Drop By Thousands If The Honolulu Rail Line Ends At Civic Center

An average of 119,600 people were originally expected to board the trains each weekday, but that will drop to 84,000 daily riders with the shorter route.

How Honolulu’s Push For More Housing Sparks Opposition From Rival Interests Cassie Ordonio/Civil Beat/2022

How Honolulu’s Push For More Housing Sparks Opposition From Rival Interests

Housing is an abstract goal, but the concrete reality usually sparks opposition from advocates for farmland or the environment or those simply worried about urban woes.

Green Lawns And Pools: Honolulu’s Biggest Water Users Struggle To Conserve Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Green Lawns And Pools: Honolulu’s Biggest Water Users Struggle To Conserve

Despite calls to use 10% less water, the Honolulu Board of Water Supply says it hasn’t seen a significant drop in usage.

Inside The ‘Frantic’ Push To Shorten Rail And Keep Its Federal Funding Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Inside The ‘Frantic’ Push To Shorten Rail And Keep Its Federal Funding

Project officials stress that they’re still fully committed to getting rail to Ala Moana, but it’s still not clear financially how that would happen.

Blangiardi Signs Bill Further Restricting Short-Term Rentals On Oahu Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Blangiardi Signs Bill Further Restricting Short-Term Rentals On Oahu

Bill 41 limits short-term rentals to resort zones and certain nearby areas, while requiring other rentals be booked for a minimum of 90 days.

Honolulu Man Convicted Of Trafficking Underage Girls In Waikiki Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Honolulu Man Convicted Of Trafficking Underage Girls In Waikiki

Marquis Green was found guilty by a jury after a trial that dragged on for nearly a decade.

Feds Agree To Stop Fighting Order To Drain Red Hill Courtesy: Navy/2022

Feds Agree To Stop Fighting Order To Drain Red Hill

The federal government is submitting to the state’s environmental oversight authority, an Earthjustice attorney said.

Oahu Nonprofits To Get $4.5M To Address Housing And Financial Woes Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat/2020

Oahu Nonprofits To Get $4.5M To Address Housing And Financial Woes

The 17 organizations will work together to help solve critical problems facing the island’s working families.

Why This Wahiawa Nursing Home Will Close Its Doors In July Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Why This Wahiawa Nursing Home Will Close Its Doors In July

The staff of the Wahiawa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center will help about 60 residents find new homes, officials said.

Honolulu Ballot Proposals Would Reshape Police Oversight Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Honolulu Ballot Proposals Would Reshape Police Oversight

The charter amendments need support from six of nine City Council members to be added to the November ballot.