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Carol Fukunaga

Bill to Rezone Land for Hoopili Heading to Full City Council Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Bill to Rezone Land for Hoopili Heading to Full City Council

Zoning and Planning Committee passes measure to make way for the development of 11,750 homes.
City Council Panel Approves Rezoning for Hoopili Development Cory Lum/Civil Beat

City Council Panel Approves Rezoning for Hoopili Development

The need for more housing and concerns about farmland clashed at Honolulu Hale.
Honolulu City Council Continues on Collision Course With Mayor Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu City Council Continues on Collision Course With Mayor

Ernie Martin will remain as chair of the council. His expected challenge of Caldwell in the 2016 mayoral race points to continued friction in city government.
Honolulu City Council Committee Chairs Picked PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Honolulu City Council Committee Chairs Picked

Councilman Ernie Martin expected to retain chairmanship.
Will Honolulu’s Sit-Lie Ban Expand Again to Target the Homeless Outside Malls? Sophie Cocke/Civil Beat

Will Honolulu’s Sit-Lie Ban Expand Again to Target the Homeless Outside Malls?

The City Council postpones a vote on Bill 62, which would ban sitting and lying on sidewalks and planters in five downtown Honolulu and Chinatown malls.
Honolulu City Council Postpones Vote to Expand Sit-Lie Ban Until Friday Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Honolulu City Council Postpones Vote to Expand Sit-Lie Ban Until Friday

Beyond Waikiki, revised maps show the streets where sitting and lying would be prohibited in an attempt to move along the homeless.
Honolulu City Council: Carol Fukunaga and Trevor Ozawa Win Alana Eagle/Civil Beat

Honolulu City Council: Carol Fukunaga and Trevor Ozawa Win

Incumbent Fukunaga easily beat Sam Aiona in District 6, while Ozawa narrowly defeated Tommy Waters in District 4.
Developers, Unions Jockey for Position in Honolulu City Council Races Adrienne LaFrance/Civil Beat

Developers, Unions Jockey for Position in Honolulu City Council Races

Sam Aiona trails Carol Fukunaga in campaign fundraising. Unions throw support to both Tommy Waters and Trevor Ozawa.
Sharply Different Styles Separate District 6 Honolulu City Council Candidates Sophie Cocke/Civil Beat

Sharply Different Styles Separate District 6 Honolulu City Council Candidates

Councilwoman Carol Fukunaga faces a challenge from Sam Aiona in the Nov. 4 election.
Honolulu City Council Votes to Ban Sitting, Lying on Waikiki Sidewalks PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Honolulu City Council Votes to Ban Sitting, Lying on Waikiki Sidewalks

UPDATED: Urination and defecation in public banned island-wide, and the sit-lie prohibition may still be extended to other commercial districts.
Honolulu City Council: Two Districts Will Have Run-offs in November Sophie Cocke/Civil Beat

Honolulu City Council: Two Districts Will Have Run-offs in November

Council Chair Ernie Martin retains his seat after receiving more than 50 percent of the vote.
Honolulu Council Proposes Tax Relief for High-End Homeowners

Honolulu Council Proposes Tax Relief for High-End Homeowners

Honolulu City Council members are seeking to provide relief to Oahu property owners caught off-guard by a hike in property taxes this…
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