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City and County of Honolulu Government

Budget Battle Left Few Sewage Sludge Options

Budget Battle Left Few Sewage Sludge Options

Trucking, overloading system and halting growth are on the table.
Few Cities Track Police Crimes, Honolulu Included

Few Cities Track Police Crimes, Honolulu Included

No data on officers charged with or convicted of crimes obscures what's happening within their own ranks.
Does Hanauma Bay’s Repair Process Need a Fix?

Does Hanauma Bay’s Repair Process Need a Fix?

Work finally begins on rusted rails, but city of Honolulu still faces criticism for slow progress.
Council Overrides HART Vetoes; Next Stop, Court?

Council Overrides HART Vetoes; Next Stop, Court?

UPDATED Mayor punts decision on lawsuit to new Honolulu transit agency.
No Crime Stats Kept on Honolulu Police Officers

No Crime Stats Kept on Honolulu Police Officers

The police department doesn't know how many officers have been charged with or committed crimes.
Inside the Nonprofit at Center of HUD Probe

Inside the Nonprofit at Center of HUD Probe

Records reveal ORI's finances and past problems with secrecy.
Staging a Coup Without Breaking the Sunshine Law Michael Levine/Civil Beat

Staging a Coup Without Breaking the Sunshine Law

In 2005 Honolulu City Council shake-up, open meetings chief opined against serial one-on-one communication.
Honolulu City Council Approves Every Gift Offered in 2011

Honolulu City Council Approves Every Gift Offered in 2011

From Tasers to park benches, Honolulu hauls in $450,000 in gifts in five months.
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