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Peter Savio For Honolulu Mayor? Cory Lum/CIvil Beat

Peter Savio For Honolulu Mayor?

The real estate executive doubts he'll actually run, but he says the city needs creative solutions for its problems.
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.
Messy Draft Budget: Once Again, City Council, Mayor Don’t See Eye To Eye Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Messy Draft Budget: Once Again, City Council, Mayor Don’t See Eye To Eye

Housing, homelessness and sewer repair proposals were cut Wednesday, but council members say their spending plan is far from set.
Martin Pulls Papers For Mayoral Bid Cory Lum/CIvil Beat

Martin Pulls Papers For Mayoral Bid

The Honolulu City Council chair has until June 7 to officially file to run for higher office.
Caldwell Opens Campaign Headquarters Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Caldwell Opens Campaign Headquarters

The Honolulu mayor is running for re-election on a platform that says he’s delivered on housing, homelessness, sewers, parks, road, buses and — yes — rail.
Can Caldwell’s Relationship With The City Council Get Any Worse? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Can Caldwell’s Relationship With The City Council Get Any Worse?

A failure to communicate poisons the atmosphere at Honolulu Hale, and some say it hinders efforts to address homelessness and affordable housing.
What’s Happened To Mayor’s ‘Bold’ Affordable Housing Plan? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

What’s Happened To Mayor’s ‘Bold’ Affordable Housing Plan?

Honolulu officials say work is continuing on a proposal that would require more from developers. Advocates aren't so sure.
Council Overrides Mayor’s Veto Of Recycling Subsidy Cory Lum/CIvil Beat

Council Overrides Mayor’s Veto Of Recycling Subsidy

The subsidy is expected to cost taxpayers $600,000 and largely benefit one mainland company.