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Hawaii Supreme Court Ends Legislature’s Gut-And-Replace Tactic Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Hawaii Supreme Court Ends Legislature’s Gut-And-Replace Tactic

Updated: The Legislature sometimes amends a bill with entirely new contents. The Supreme Court says those bills must get a full public vetting.
Should A Pilot Program To Expand Homeless Services In Hawaii Be Extended? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Should A Pilot Program To Expand Homeless Services In Hawaii Be Extended?

Ohana Zones funding has helped transition 1,100 homeless people into permanent housing.
Emerging Plan Would Pump Hotel Room Tax Revenue Into Rail Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Emerging Plan Would Pump Hotel Room Tax Revenue Into Rail

HART is looking into helping to cover a $3.6 billion shortfall with a share of a new 3% city hotel tax, but the City Council is noncommittal and the hotel industry is wary.
HART Asks The City To Borrow Up To $550 Million To Keep Rail Moving Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

HART Asks The City To Borrow Up To $550 Million To Keep Rail Moving

The rail authority has also been borrowing on its own to cover its costs and pay its contractors.