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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.

Playground’s Move To Kakaako A Big Win For Compromise Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Playground’s Move To Kakaako A Big Win For Compromise

But there is much to be done to ensure the planning and permitting process remains satisfactory to all stakeholders.

Air Force Vet Announces Bid For District 1 Council Seat Courtesy of Kathy Davenport campaign

Air Force Vet Announces Bid For District 1 Council Seat

A military veteran and community leader wants to represent the West Oahu district she has called home for over 20 years.

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