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City and County of Honolulu Government

Honolulu Council’s Rail Concerns Boil Over

Tense, marathon briefing pits council members against rail planners.
Honolulu City Council Chairman: ‘Don’t Tell Me I’m a Whore’

Honolulu City Council Chairman: ‘Don’t Tell Me I’m a Whore’

Nestor Garcia says he wants "people to know I'm not voting (on rail) because someone paid me off."
Lab Results: Landfill Water Exceeded Legal Levels for Just One Chemical —  Iron

Lab Results: Landfill Water Exceeded Legal Levels for Just One Chemical — Iron

Tests from January storm show iron levels at nine times legal limit.
Despite Furloughs, Overtime Down in Most City Departments

Despite Furloughs, Overtime Down in Most City Departments

Honolulu workers got paid less for overtime in the first half of 2010 compared to years prior, despite mandatory days off.
Should Private Scrap Yard Get $1.9 Million Subsidy from Honolulu?

Should Private Scrap Yard Get $1.9 Million Subsidy from Honolulu?

City Council eyes benefit for Schnitzer Steel as it wrestles with tough budget.
Honolulu City Council Battles Administration for Control of Rail Agency

Honolulu City Council Battles Administration for Control of Rail Agency

Dispute over control of new transit authority's budget leads to behind-closed-doors meeting.
Honolulu Mayor Urges Union, HECO Compromise

Honolulu Mayor Urges Union, HECO Compromise

With 1,700 Oahu customers in the dark, Peter Carlisle urges IBEW workers and HECO officials to reach a deal.

Police Secrecy Law Stalls in Hawaii House

A bill that would change which former undercover officers' names can be made public appears dead.
City and County of Honolulu Government