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In Latest Campaign Spot, Caldwell Accentuates The Positive Cory Lum/Civil Beat

In Latest Campaign Spot, Caldwell Accentuates The Positive

Honolulu's mayor says he's taken on roads, sewers, parks and homelessness. But his campaign remains quiet on rail.
5 Labor Groups Backing Djou Cory Lum/Civil Beat

5 Labor Groups Backing Djou

The candidate for Honolulu mayor pulls a couple of surprise endorsements, given that Kirk Caldwell has a big list of union backers.
One More Fundraiser For Caldwell

One More Fundraiser For Caldwell

It's the 36th for the Honolulu mayor since spring 2013. His rivals have held hardly any.
Djou Challenges Mayor To Call For Return of Honolulu Ethics Director Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Djou Challenges Mayor To Call For Return of Honolulu Ethics Director

The mayoral challenger says Chuck Totto's resignation was "the direct result of political pressure from the administration."
Honolulu Ethics Director Quits Over Direction Commission Is Headed Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Ethics Director Quits Over Direction Commission Is Headed

UPDATED: Chuck Totto said he was micromanaged and had “many, many problems” dealing with the administration of Mayor Kirk Caldwell.
Djou Gets Some Democratic Support In Campaign For Mayor Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Djou Gets Some Democratic Support In Campaign For Mayor

Ben Cayetano, Walter Heen and Ann Kobayashi want change at Honolulu Hale, even if their favored candidate is a Republican.
Aiona Endorses Djou For Mayor Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Aiona Endorses Djou For Mayor

The former Hawaii lieutenant governor says the former congressman "has the integrity and intelligence to restore trust at City Hall."
Djou Jumps Into Mayor’s Race; Aiona Opts Not To Run At All PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Djou Jumps Into Mayor’s Race; Aiona Opts Not To Run At All

Many Hawaii legislators will be unopposed, especially the most influential ones. But some lawmakers face tough contests.
No Martin Mayoral Decision Yet Cory Lum/Civil Beat

No Martin Mayoral Decision Yet

The Honolulu City Council chair says he will decide before the June 7 filing deadline.
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.
Adler Named To Ethics Commission Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Adler Named To Ethics Commission

Businessman Peter Adler is appointed by Honolulu's mayor and is subject to confirmation.
Caldwell Gets Ethics Complaints Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Caldwell Gets Ethics Complaints

UPDATED: Two people argue that it was improper for the Honolulu mayor to hold a political rally on city property and with city employees.