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City and County of Honolulu Government

Why Oahu’s Neighborhood Boards Are ‘The Pulse Of The Community’ Natanya Freidheim/Civil Beat

Why Oahu’s Neighborhood Boards Are ‘The Pulse Of The Community’

Elections are underway for members of the island’s 33 volunteer advisory panels.

Honolulu Joins Movement To Protect Undocumented Immigrants Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Honolulu Joins Movement To Protect Undocumented Immigrants

The City Council approves a resolution calling for a limit on cooperating with the federal crackdown on immigration.

‘Tis the Season: See What Gifts Honolulu City Agencies Got This Year

‘Tis the Season: See What Gifts Honolulu City Agencies Got This Year

Gifts valued at nearly $700,000 were approved by the City Council for city government agencies.
VIDEO: The Kirk Cam — Our Intimate View of the Mayor’s Spin About Town

VIDEO: The Kirk Cam — Our Intimate View of the Mayor’s Spin About Town

Bike tour of downtown takes mayor on a path toward a bike-friendly city.
Ala Wai Canal: A $100 Million Problem

Ala Wai Canal: A $100 Million Problem

The economic heart of Hawaii is in jeopardy. Saving it won't be cheap or easy.
Ala Wai Canal: Oversight Is As Murky As The Water

Ala Wai Canal: Oversight Is As Murky As The Water

State and city officials are doing little to monitor or reduce contamination in the heavily used canal.
Federal Judge Refuses To Toss (de)Occupy Honolulu Suit Despite City’s Efforts Michael Levine/Civil Beat

Federal Judge Refuses To Toss (de)Occupy Honolulu Suit Despite City’s Efforts

The protest group was in federal court Friday to argue the constitutionality of a city ordinance.
Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s Staff Comes With A High Price Tag

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s Staff Comes With A High Price Tag

Administration says the increase is due to competitive market factors.
Hawaii Elections Fiascos Prompt Calls For New Legislative Action Anita Hofschneider/Civil Beat

Hawaii Elections Fiascos Prompt Calls For New Legislative Action

Big Island, Oahu voting problems are among the issues likely to be on the table.
City and County of Honolulu Government