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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.
Three More Monitoring Wells To Be Built Near Red Hill Fuel Spill Site Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Three More Monitoring Wells To Be Built Near Red Hill Fuel Spill Site

The wells will be built on U.S. Navy and Honolulu Board of Water Supply land near where 27,000 gallons of fuel spilled.
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.
Honolulu Picked For ‘Green’ Aid Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Picked For ‘Green’ Aid

It is one of six cities selected by the EPA for technical assistance with "sustainable design strategies" under a Greening America’s Communities program.
1.5M Pacific Islanders In US Cory Lum/Civil Beat

1.5M Pacific Islanders In US

It includes Native Hawaiians, and it's up 2.4 percent since the last count.
Hopelessly Over-Budget, Rail Should Stop At Middle Street, Mayor Says Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hopelessly Over-Budget, Rail Should Stop At Middle Street, Mayor Says

UPDATED: Honolulu's rail project is facing a $1.5 billion shortfall and Kirk Caldwell says he wants to stop the line — for now — nearly five miles short of its originally intended destination.
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.
Honolulu Is Short $1.4 Billion To Cover Retirees’ Pension Benefits PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Honolulu Is Short $1.4 Billion To Cover Retirees’ Pension Benefits

New accounting rules force the city to acknowledge a growing debt it largely has avoided addressing until now.
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.
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.