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City and County of Honolulu Government

Honolulu’s Most Dangerous Intersections: Guess Where?

Honolulu’s Most Dangerous Intersections: Guess Where?

From Pearl City to Kaimuki, we've got the answers.
Honolulu Tells HUD Troubled Wahiawa Senior Center Making Strides

Honolulu Tells HUD Troubled Wahiawa Senior Center Making Strides

Report shows ORI Anuenue Hale had "steady increase" in people using the center, but still falling short.
Native Hawaiians Sue City Over Haleiwa Park Sale

Native Hawaiians Sue City Over Haleiwa Park Sale

UPDATED Lawsuit alleges that city is bowing to special interests and blocking public access.
Beach Ban for Business Vetoed by Honolulu Mayor

Beach Ban for Business Vetoed by Honolulu Mayor

A bill that would have banned commercial activity on windward Oahu beaches sent back to council.
Incumbency No Help for Honolulu’s Current Mayor

Incumbency No Help for Honolulu’s Current Mayor

In a state where incumbents have it easy, Peter Carlisle struggles.
Honolulu Rail PR Contractors Whacked

Honolulu Rail PR Contractors Whacked

$2.8 million spending was 'excessive' and 'unnecessary,' Honolulu rail chief says
Fire-EMS Merger Contract Awarded After Honolulu Official Manipulated Score

Fire-EMS Merger Contract Awarded After Honolulu Official Manipulated Score

Scoresheets show how Honolulu steered $175K deal to consultant with ties to fire department.
Honolulu Ethics Panel Investigating Fire-EMS Merger Contract

Honolulu Ethics Panel Investigating Fire-EMS Merger Contract

City departments at odds over $175,000 consultant deal.
It’s Your Money: Sooey! Honolulu Pig Control Costs $1,400 Per Head

It’s Your Money: Sooey! Honolulu Pig Control Costs $1,400 Per Head

Taxpayers pay roughly $357,000 for city's swine control efforts.
Honolulu Council Member Slapped with Record $6,500 Ethics Fine

Honolulu Council Member Slapped with Record $6,500 Ethics Fine

Nestor Garcia apologizes for not disclosing conflict of interest on rail and ag land zone changes.
The Dirty Dozen: The State of Honolulu’s Public Restrooms

The Dirty Dozen: The State of Honolulu’s Public Restrooms

City maintains 282 parks, majority with bathrooms, with just 190 groundskeepers.
Council Asks Voters To OK $5M for Nonprofits Flickr: AMagill

Council Asks Voters To OK $5M for Nonprofits

Honolulu charter amendment would earmark 0.5 percent for charity.
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