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Federal Government In Hawaii

Inouye Wants to Revive Interisland Ferry

Inouye Wants to Revive Interisland Ferry

Senator says no federal funds available for ferry yet but "we're going to get one."
FTA Watching Opponents, Wants $250M for Honolulu Rail

FTA Watching Opponents, Wants $250M for Honolulu Rail

Feds won't support project without "strong local partner."
Feds Green Light Honolulu Rail Construction

Feds Green Light Honolulu Rail Construction

UPDATED FTA gives city permission to risk $185 million.
Does Line-of-Credit Rail Plan Leave Honolulu Taxpayers on Hook? Flickr: Andres Rueda

Does Line-of-Credit Rail Plan Leave Honolulu Taxpayers on Hook?

Plan calls for HART to pay, but not clear where transit authority will get the money.
Emergency Rail Plan: Taxpayers Have Our Back

Emergency Rail Plan: Taxpayers Have Our Back

HART chief says Honolulu Hale responsible for unexpected costs.
Hawaii Speaks Out Against Piracy Bill

Hawaii Speaks Out Against Piracy Bill

Congressional delegates inundated with pleas to stop controversial web bills.
Obamas Not Staying at ‘Winter White House,’ Owner Says

Obamas Not Staying at ‘Winter White House,’ Owner Says

White House mum on where the first family will stay.
Clock Ticking on $510M in Honolulu Rail Funding

Clock Ticking on $510M in Honolulu Rail Funding

Congress has put a 13-month deadline on when Honolulu rail must advance the project to a Full Funding Grant Agreement.

Feds to Give Hawaii $14M for Insurance Exchange

Exchanges aim to level the playing field for individuals and small businesses.
Hawaii Defense Cuts Loom After Super Committee Implodes

Hawaii Defense Cuts Loom After Super Committee Implodes

With the most federal defense money per capita in the nation, Hawaii stands to lose.
White House: APEC is About Job Creation

White House: APEC is About Job Creation

Obama administration calls Asia-Pacific critical to U.S. interests.
‘Experience Gaps’ Found at Waikiki Murder Suspect ‘s Agency

‘Experience Gaps’ Found at Waikiki Murder Suspect ‘s Agency

Bureau of Diplomatic Security plagued by training problems, Government Accountability Office says.
Federal Government In Hawaii