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Carlisle Wants To Be Mayor Of Honolulu, Again Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Carlisle Wants To Be Mayor Of Honolulu, Again

UPDATED: The former chief executive of the city and county is running on a platform that makes rail and leadership his top priorities.
Caldwell: ‘I Want To Keep This Job’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Caldwell: ‘I Want To Keep This Job’

The mayor of Honolulu, who still faces no serious opponent, officially files for re-election.
State Aims To Develop 22,500 Affordable Rental Housing Units Cory Lum/Civil Beat

State Aims To Develop 22,500 Affordable Rental Housing Units

Hawaii House and Senate conferees agree on a measure that calls for having some apartments ready as early as January.
How Crappy Sewers Make It Hard To Build Housing In Honolulu Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How Crappy Sewers Make It Hard To Build Housing In Honolulu

But there's hope around planned rail stations where the city administration wants to concentrate growth.
You’d Think Honolulu Would Have Lots of Sidewalk Cafes, But You’d Be Wrong Cory Lum/Civil Beat

You’d Think Honolulu Would Have Lots of Sidewalk Cafes, But You’d Be Wrong

City planners hoping to make Honolulu a more walkable city are trying to change an old rule that bans sidewalks cafes in most parts of town.
Massive Honolulu Sewer Spill Shuts Down Waikiki Beach Nick Grube

Massive Honolulu Sewer Spill Shuts Down Waikiki Beach

The Hawaii Department of Health warns people to stay out of the water as crews try to contain more than 500,000 gallons of wastewater.
Did Honolulu Commit $10 Million in Mistakes on Ala Wai Pipe Fix?

Did Honolulu Commit $10 Million in Mistakes on Ala Wai Pipe Fix?

The infamous sewer line finally works, but a court case raises questions about the city's handling of the project.
Honolulu District 6 Hopefuls Vow To Repair And Rehabilitate

Honolulu District 6 Hopefuls Vow To Repair And Rehabilitate

A look at the race's leading contenders: Aiona, Fukunaga, Mizuno and Yoshimura.
West Honolulu Sewer Ban Not What It Seemed To Be

West Honolulu Sewer Ban Not What It Seemed To Be

Environmental Services chief backs off earlier stance on future development.
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