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We’re Entering A New Era In Honolulu Politics Cory Lum/Civil Beat

We’re Entering A New Era In Honolulu Politics

It’s the biggest turnover in city leadership in many years. Who will hold the power on the new City Council is still an open question.

Honolulu City Council: Kiaaina, Cordero And Tulba Win Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Honolulu City Council: Kiaaina, Cordero And Tulba Win

Honolulu will have five new City Council members on Jan. 2.

Ikaika Anderson Resigns From Honolulu City Council Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ikaika Anderson Resigns From Honolulu City Council

The council chair cited family reasons for his decision to step down, effective Sept. 23, just a few months before his final term ends.

Homelessness, Housing Are Top Issues In District 3 Council Race Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Homelessness, Housing Are Top Issues In District 3 Council Race

The diverse pool of candidates includes those with backgrounds in management, education, government, construction and activism.

Ala Wai Flood Control Project Looms Large In District 5 Council Race Marcel Honore/Civil Beat

Ala Wai Flood Control Project Looms Large In District 5 Council Race

Voters in District 5 will choose from a recent community activist, a seasoned political veteran or a longtime legislative staffer.

Race For Open Leeward Council Seat Focuses On Cost Of Living, City Services John Pritchett/Civil Beat

Race For Open Leeward Council Seat Focuses On Cost Of Living, City Services

Former state Rep. Andria Tupola has a huge financial advantage over a trio of first-time council candidates running to disrupt politics-as-usual in District 1.

Judge: Honolulu City Council Violated Open Meetings Law Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Judge: Honolulu City Council Violated Open Meetings Law

A council meeting improperly included a last-minute resolution about the use of Honolulu police resources during the Mauna Kea protests.

Can Fixing Parking Rules Make Honolulu More Affordable? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Can Fixing Parking Rules Make Honolulu More Affordable?

The Honolulu City Council will consider a bill lifting Oahu’s minimum parking requirements — and let developers decide how much parking their buildings need.

Educator Mandado Announces Run For City Council Courtesy: Ryan Mandado

Educator Mandado Announces Run For City Council

The race to replace a term-limited councilman now has three candidates.

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