- Special Projects
Though the nonprofit typically relies on grants, Aloha Harvest is looking to the city of Honolulu in hopes of a contract.
The bill would allow creation of districts offering residents the chance to obtain special permits in high-congestion areas.
Supporters and opponents of the over-budget project fill Honolulu Hale to testify before the vote.
A special improvement district with private financing would be tasked with reducing congestion in Oahu’s busiest tourist area.
Honolulu City Council members hear ideas for employing the homeless and getting “free labor” from court-ordered workers.
A Honolulu City Council bill would fine people who don’t look up from their mobile devices when crossing the street.
Work on the 2018 Fiscal Year budgets concludes with some proposed tax and fee increases approved and others rejected.
A bill approved Wednesday allows issuing up to $350 million in bonds to prevent the project from running out of money.
He calls it “working class housing.” Opponents decry more traffic congestion and the loss of agricultural space.
UPDATED: The panel also eliminated a proposed increase in fares for TheHandi-Van, but preserved a bus fare boost.
Environmentalists who once supported a Honolulu City Council bag bill, now say that the amended version doesn’t go far enough.