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City and County of Honolulu Government

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.
Is Honolulu Drowning In Sea Of Leaking Money?

Is Honolulu Drowning In Sea Of Leaking Money?

Board raised rates last year to pay for system upgrades.
‘Pipe Whisperers’ Hear The Rustle Of Running Water

‘Pipe Whisperers’ Hear The Rustle Of Running Water

High-tech teams save Honolulu water, time and money.
Honolulu Hale Lead Paint Cleanup To Cost $250K

Honolulu Hale Lead Paint Cleanup To Cost $250K

City had projected "emergency" contract at $100K-$150K.
Civil Beat Poll – Can Gov’t Solve Challenges? Flickr

Civil Beat Poll – Can Gov’t Solve Challenges?

Non-voters pessimistic about country fixing problems.
Honolulu Salaries 2012 — Pay for Men and Women Flickr.com

Honolulu Salaries 2012 — Pay for Men and Women

City government's females make 80 to 85 cents on the dollar.
Honolulu Salaries 2012 — Common Jobs and Names

Honolulu Salaries 2012 — Common Jobs and Names

UPDATED More than 400 Fire Fighter I's are on the city's payroll.
Honolulu Salaries 2012 — The City’s Big Earners Flickr.com/libertygrace0

Honolulu Salaries 2012 — The City’s Big Earners

UPDATED At least 32 government workers haul in more than $110,000.
Honolulu Salaries 2012 — The Full Employee List Civil Beat

Honolulu Salaries 2012 — The Full Employee List

UPDATED How City Hall spends your money to pay government workers.
City and County of Honolulu Government