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In Honolulu Mayoral Forum, It’s All About The Rail Project Cory Lum/Civil Beat

In Honolulu Mayoral Forum, It’s All About The Rail Project

UPDATED: Kirk Caldwell, Charles Djou and Peter Carlisle clashed over differing approaches to the costly mass transportation project.
Mayoral Candidates Raising Cash Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Mayoral Candidates Raising Cash

Caldwell, Djou and Carlisle have each held Honolulu campaign fundraisers in recent days.
Honolulu Mayoral Candidates Trade Barbs Over Canceled Debate Hawaii Public Radio

Honolulu Mayoral Candidates Trade Barbs Over Canceled Debate

UPDATED: Kirk Caldwell says Charles Djou's nonparticipation "reflects poorly" on him, but the challenger says he never confirmed his appearance.
Honolulu Mayor’s Six-Figure Compensation From Bank Draws Fire Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Mayor’s Six-Figure Compensation From Bank Draws Fire

UPDATED 7/7/2016: Kirk Caldwell's opponents question why he's a director of Territorial Savings Bank. But the Ethics Commission found no conflict of interest.
Anderson Out As Vice Chair Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Anderson Out As Vice Chair

UPDATED: The Council will vote next week on whether Joey Manahan should get the job.
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.