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City and County of Honolulu Government

Hawaii Silence On Landfill Inspections Speaks Loudly

Hawaii Silence On Landfill Inspections Speaks Loudly

State's decision to withhold documents could mean fines for Honolulu.

Honolulu City Council Shares Possible Conflicts

After Nestor Garcia controversy, Civil Beat surveys nine council members on their attitudes and possible conflicts.

Praise for City Staff from Losing Rail Bidder

Exec still disagrees with decision, could launch second protest against city.
Honolulu Revises Rail Redactions After Criticism

Honolulu Revises Rail Redactions After Criticism

City officials switch out heavily redacted forms outlining winning bidder's proposal.
Apo Committed Same Ethics Violation — Twice

Apo Committed Same Ethics Violation — Twice

As former Honolulu council chair emerges as candidate for transit board, details surface about his ethics violations.

Honolulu, Losing Rail Bidder Lawyering Up

Sumitomo Corp. vice president "dumbfounded" by city process.
New Details Emerge About Landfill Spill Response

New Details Emerge About Landfill Spill Response

Hawaii Department of Health releases internal communications, reports.

Honolulu Managing Director Defends Transparency on Rail

Doug Chin says Carlisle administration has "gone above and beyond" to provide information.
Love ‘Em or Hate ‘Em, Furloughs Do Save Money

Love ‘Em or Hate ‘Em, Furloughs Do Save Money

Civil Beat finds Honolulu curbs overtime on mandated days off.
City and County of Honolulu Government