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A Honolulu City Council member wants to levy a $1,000 fine for people who illegally junk their cars.
Can Carol Fukunaga’s hyperlocal approach overcome the islandwide perspective of three challengers, including one with widespread union backing?
A City Council committee passes a bill that would prohibit any more extensions, even though they’re intended to increase safety.
A ban on thin plastic bags remains, but some stores have gotten around it by using thicker bags.
Environmentalists who once supported a Honolulu City Council bag bill, now say that the amended version doesn’t go far enough.
The City Council approves a resolution calling for a limit on cooperating with the federal crackdown on immigration.
UPDATED: Honolulu leaders approve two homelessness bills, including one that would again expand the sit-lie ban. Mayor Kirk Caldwell says he’s unlikely to sign one of them.
The mayor let the genie out of the bottle, and now council members are looking at numerous ways to further expand Honolulu’s sit-lie ban.