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But the full effect of Oahu’s new law severely limiting Airbnb-type rentals and imposing stiff fines on violators won’t start until late 2020.
Each of the nine council districts will receive an equal share of the money to fund projects in their own communities.
The council wants to overturn the Police Commission’s decision to pay for the former police chief’s defense in a public corruption trial.
Tommy Waters defeated Trevor Ozawa for the District 4 post in a special election last month.
After being outpolled by Trevor Ozawa by margins of 22 and 41 votes in prior contests, Tommy Waters won by 1,004 in the special election.
The long campaign for the right to represent East Honolulu finally ends Saturday for Trevor Ozawa and Tommy Waters.
A council committee votes unanimously for the former city transportation director and congressional chief of staff to fill in until the Ozawa-Waters special election.
Gov. David Ige and election officials announce plans for the special election after the November results were invalidated by the Supreme Court.
Until the justices rule, there is no Honolulu City Council member representing District 4.
UPDATED: The court appears to be focusing on how and when the Honolulu city clerk collected late mail ballots on election night.
UPDATED: The Honolulu City Council begins the new year short a member, pending a Supreme Court ruling on the election result.