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Charles Djou

Djou Says Caldwell Lied About Bank Compensation Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Djou Says Caldwell Lied About Bank Compensation

But the mayor’s political advisers say the ethics complaint is just a campaign ploy.

Honolulu Voters Don’t Love Rail, But They Still Want The Job Done Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Voters Don’t Love Rail, But They Still Want The Job Done

Supporters of building the train’s route all the way to Ala Moana Center far outnumber people who want to cut the rail line short.

Caldwell Up 7 Points Over Djou In Honolulu Mayor’s Race Anthony Quintano / Civil Beat

Caldwell Up 7 Points Over Djou In Honolulu Mayor’s Race

Trump is far behind Clinton among Oahu voters. That may hurt Republican Djou even though the mayor’s race is nonpartisan.

Both Mayoral Candidates Ask: Better Off Than 4 Years Ago? Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Both Mayoral Candidates Ask: Better Off Than 4 Years Ago?

Mayor Kirk Caldwell steals challenger Charles Djou’s frequently asked question, but supplies very different answers.

Djou, Caldwell Make Pitches To Native Hawaiian Audience Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Djou, Caldwell Make Pitches To Native Hawaiian Audience

The Honolulu mayoral candidates appeared before the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement.

Honolulu Mayoral Candidates Vie For Coveted Kupuna Vote Anthony Quintano / Civil Beat

Honolulu Mayoral Candidates Vie For Coveted Kupuna Vote

The city's high cost of living and public safety are on the minds of AARP Hawaii members, who shared their concerns during a "tele-town hall" Saturday morning.
9/11 Becomes Boiling Point In Honolulu Mayoral Debate Cory Lum/Civil Beat

9/11 Becomes Boiling Point In Honolulu Mayoral Debate

UPDATED: The city faces major contemporary challenges, but Caldwell and Djou battled over the response to the 2001 terror attacks.
Djou To Skip PBS Honolulu Mayoral Debate With Caldwell Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Djou To Skip PBS Honolulu Mayoral Debate With Caldwell

The challenger's campaign said it never confirmed it would participate, but the station said otherwise.
Honolulu Misuses Hanauma Bay Funds, Nonprofit Group Claims Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Misuses Hanauma Bay Funds, Nonprofit Group Claims

UPDATED: Despite a court order and pledges from city officials, admission fee revenue is still used improperly, says Friends of Hanauma Bay.

Why Is Ron Taketa Still On The Honolulu Police Commission? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Why Is Ron Taketa Still On The Honolulu Police Commission?

Mayor Kirk Caldwell won’t talk about why he’s not either replaced or reappointed the carpenters union leader.

Djou Rakes In Campaign Cash, Caldwell Spends Heavily Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Djou Rakes In Campaign Cash, Caldwell Spends Heavily

The latest campaign finance filings in the Honolulu mayor's race were made public Friday.
Djou: No Tax Increase For Honolulu Rail — Yet Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Djou: No Tax Increase For Honolulu Rail — Yet

The mayoral challenger says he wants to explore other options before considering whether to extend the tax that goes to pay for rail.
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