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Feds Want To Sign A New Deal By Dec. 31 To Resume Rail Funding Kevin Fujii/Civil Beat/2023

Feds Want To Sign A New Deal By Dec. 31 To Resume Rail Funding

An agreement would immediately clear the way for $125 million in federal funding.

Honolulu Awarded Up To $1 Million For Public Art Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Honolulu Awarded Up To $1 Million For Public Art

Eight cities’ proposals out of more than 150 were chosen this year.

Honolulu Eyes Military Land As Potential Site For New Landfill Ku‘u Kauanoe/Civil Beat/2021

Honolulu Eyes Military Land As Potential Site For New Landfill

It has been almost a year since Honolulu requested a two-year extension for finding a replacement site for Waimanalo Gulch.

HECO Should Not Be Paid For Work On Substation, HART Chair Says Kevin Fujii/Civil Beat/2023

HECO Should Not Be Paid For Work On Substation, HART Chair Says

Meanwhile, the HART board is budgeting for a communications function that some members believe is needed to respond when HART or the rail board is 'attacked.'

HECO Seeking $2M From HART For Work Done On Canceled Substation Kevin Fujii/Civil Beat/2023

HECO Seeking $2M From HART For Work Done On Canceled Substation

The substation is no longer needed based on the rail authority's latest projections on power usage and deferral of the Pearl Highlands parking garage.

After Lahaina, Makakilo Residents Press Harder For Another Exit Off Their Hill Kevin Fujii/Civil Beat/2023

After Lahaina, Makakilo Residents Press Harder For Another Exit Off Their Hill

The dry West Oahu neighborhood has just one way in and out. A decades-long push to build another route has failed to gain traction.

Rail Changes Planned For Kakaako Mean Fewer Trees, More Buses David Croxford/Civil Beat/2023

Rail Changes Planned For Kakaako Mean Fewer Trees, More Buses

Halekauwila Street may become a bus-only route between South Street and Keawe Street.

Restricted Parking Zone Bill Passes Honolulu Council, But There Are Catches Ben Angarone/Civil Beat/2023

Restricted Parking Zone Bill Passes Honolulu Council, But There Are Catches

Residents near beaches and legal hiking trails will not be able to restrict parking in their neighborhoods.

A Small Honolulu Restaurant Will Pay A Huge Fine For Sexual Harassment In The Workplace Madeleine List/Civil Beat/2023

A Small Honolulu Restaurant Will Pay A Huge Fine For Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

The federal employment commission says sexual harassment complaints by restaurant workers are on the rise nationally.

Teenager Charged With Murder After Cockfight Shooting That Killed 2 AP Photo/Carlos Giusti/2019

Teenager Charged With Murder After Cockfight Shooting That Killed 2

Bail was set at $2 million for the suspect in the April shooting that killed two people.