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Honolulu

UPDATE: City Testing Soil In Advance Of Rail Groundbreaking

The city will conduct nighttime soil testing through September along the proposed rail route from East Kapolei to Waipahu.

UPDATE: Construction Leaders Weigh In On Rail

Building Industry Magazine examines Honolulu rail project in its latest issue.
Civil Beat Poll: Slim Majority Supports Honolulu Rail Project

Civil Beat Poll: Slim Majority Supports Honolulu Rail Project

51.6 percent in 1st Congressional District back the proposed $5.3 billion, 20.1-mile line, according to new poll.
Sunday In The Park With ‘Uncle’

Sunday In The Park With ‘Uncle’

Kapiolani Park is a more welcoming place since Honolulu began enforcing new rules against homeless camps. But the homeless who remain say the park is still their home.

UPDATE: Postal Workers Assisting Rising Ranks of Hawaii’s Hungry

The Hawaii Foodbank has seen a 39 percent rise in individuals needing assistance since 2005. Postal workers are offering an easy way to help by collecting food as they deliver the mail on Saturday.

UPDATE: The Trash Pile Isn’t Moving

More than 20,000 tons of trash still needs to be shipped to the mainland and there's no indication of when it will be removed.

UPDATE: What’s All the Flushing Doing to the Ocean?

The impacts of sewage piped into the ocean off Sand Island and the Waianae coast are being reassessed.
UPDATE: Curbside Recycling Spreads Across Island

UPDATE: Curbside Recycling Spreads Across Island

The last stage of Honolulu's curbside recycling program has been completed. About 160,000 homes on Oahu are now covered.

Discussion: Honolulu

Politics, Government, Etc. We’ve opened a new discussion solely devoted to the Honolulu rail project and another devoted just…