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New Honolulu Mayor Warns Road Ahead ‘Is Not Going To Be Easy’ Courtesy: Jamm Aquino/POOL

New Honolulu Mayor Warns Road Ahead ‘Is Not Going To Be Easy’

Rick Blangiardi was sworn in Saturday as the chief executive officer of the City and County of Honolulu.

Kirk Caldwell’s Legacy As Honolulu Mayor Is Marred By Rail And Homelessness Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Kirk Caldwell’s Legacy As Honolulu Mayor Is Marred By Rail And Homelessness

As the city’s top official leaves office, we look back at the ups and downs of the Caldwell era.

Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Voters Have Negative View Of Ige, Caldwell

Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Voters Have Negative View Of Ige, Caldwell

Voters have cooled on U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, too. But Lt. Gov. Josh Green is very popular.

Caldwell Took In $155,000+ From Territorial Bank in 2019 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Caldwell Took In $155,000+ From Territorial Bank in 2019

The mayor made at least $342,070 last year between his city job and other income.

Playground’s Move To Kakaako A Big Win For Compromise Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Playground’s Move To Kakaako A Big Win For Compromise

But there is much to be done to ensure the planning and permitting process remains satisfactory to all stakeholders.

Ian Lind: Backers Of $3M Ala Moana Playground Carry Lots Of Clout Denby Fawcett/ Civil Beat

Ian Lind: Backers Of $3M Ala Moana Playground Carry Lots Of Clout

Donors linked to the non-profit group promoting the project have been large campaign contributors to the mayor and many council members.

Feds Demanded Rail Information From Honolulu City Hall Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Feds Demanded Rail Information From Honolulu City Hall

Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s office was tight-lipped about the details.

Use It Or Lose It? Honolulu Officials Say Ala Wai Project Money In Jeopardy Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Use It Or Lose It? Honolulu Officials Say Ala Wai Project Money In Jeopardy

While the City Council was warned the nearly $200 million could be lost to flood-control efforts elsewhere, there is actually a surplus of federal money for such projects.

Hanabusa Takes First Steps In Run For Honolulu Mayor Eugene Tanner/Civil Beat

Hanabusa Takes First Steps In Run For Honolulu Mayor

UPDATED: The former U.S. congresswoman would be a marquee name in a potentially large field of candidates.

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