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City and County of Honolulu Government

It’s Your Money: Hawaii’s Election Holiday Cost Taxpayers Millions

It’s Your Money: Hawaii’s Election Holiday Cost Taxpayers Millions

But voter participation is still declining even though public holiday was created in part to boost turnout.
Honolulu Council Could Kill Subsidy to Save Bus Routes

Honolulu Council Could Kill Subsidy to Save Bus Routes

Council members say recycling discount would go towards improving bus services.
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.
City and County of Honolulu Government