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.
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.