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A new committee will study which high rises are at greatest risk, fire safety technology and financial incentives for condo owners.
The Department of Environmental Services lacks the resources to ensure residents follow the rules, a city audit found.
UPDATED 8/10/2017: Honolulu Council members vote to allow Kaneohe’s Hawaiian Memorial Park to grow by 28 acres.
So far no agency is willing to take on responsibility for the Haiku Stairs, a legendary hiking destination, from the Board of Water Supply.
They approve a call for a fire safety group established more than 10 years ago to reconvene.
Councilman Trevor Ozawa wants the state to ban offshore alcohol use and disorderly behavior at holiday weekend events.
Several people testified against the proposal, saying low taxes help with the cost of maintaining the homes.
After a year of negotiations, Councilman Brandon Elefante, the bill’s author, is hopeful it will be approved Wednesday.
A special improvement district with private financing would be tasked with reducing congestion in Oahu’s busiest tourist area.
Honolulu City Council members hear ideas for employing the homeless and getting “free labor” from court-ordered workers.