The council chair cited family reasons for his decision to step down, effective Sept. 23, just a few months before his final term ends.
Ikaika Anderson is set to finish his third and last council term next year, and Alan Kekoa Texeira hopes to succeed him.
In the face of growing opposition, Mayor Kirk Caldwell said he remains committed to pushing ahead with the project.
Honolulu’s $32 million plan to clear out part of Waimanalo Bay Beach Park for new ball fields and parking has run into furious opposition.
New taxes and other fees. More money for rail. Even monster houses. The fate of contentious city issues hinges on who’s elected.
Councilman Ikaika Anderson pulls back his proposals to shake up how the city selects police and fire chiefs and commissions.
Did a City Council member create legal risks by suggesting the council might deny a development permit if the condos were sold to Chinese buyers?