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Some residents ask whether campaign contributions and a job factored into Ernie Martin’s support for a controversial Pupukea project.
UPDATED The state senator spent $350,000 in the last three months, while former congressman Ed Case loaned himself $150,000.
Chairman Ernie Martin convinced his colleagues to hear the bill one day after it was introduced. A minimum six-day notice is required.
New taxes and other fees. More money for rail. Even monster houses. The fate of contentious city issues hinges on who’s elected.
The Hawaii National Guard Enlisted Association helped Councilman Ernie Martin craft a bill to give military homeowners a $120,000 exemption.
Nobody misstepped Wednesday, but nobody really stood out in the field of five candidates to be Hawaii’s new U.S. representative.
As of March 31, the former state Senate president also had the most cash on hand, followed by Councilman Ernie Martin.
Even as he runs for Congress, the North Shore council member may regain the chairmanship this month.
Three Honolulu City Council bills would further restrict where homeless people can be. Critics say that would worsen the problem.