UPDATED: The Honolulu City Council begins the new year short a member, pending a Supreme Court ruling on the election result.
UPDATED: A proposed resolution would give the top spot to the East Honolulu councilman, who was narrowly re-elected in November.
Seniors and other adults would see the largest fare jumps, but Handi-Van fares would rise only slightly.
Incumbent Trevor Ozawa’s narrow victory over his challenger blocked the mayor from having a majority of allies on the City Council.
Councilman Trevor Ozawa received 22 more votes than challenger Tommy Waters in a contest that went down to the wire.
Alicia Maluafiti’s dog kennels are upsetting her Ewa Beach neighbors. Now City Council Chair Ernie Martin has introduced a bill that would legalize them.
Backed in a corner, the Honolulu City Council took steps Wednesday to commit $44 million in bonds to help build the 20-mile rail system.
Members of an advisory task force are already criticizing the planning department’s regulations for not going far enough.
Taxpayers will continue to subsidize public transportation at a higher level than called for in city guidelines.