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Kirk Caldwell

More Fundraising For Kirk Caldwell Cory Lum/Civil Beat

More Fundraising For Kirk Caldwell

The Honolulu mayor is holding his 32nd campaign event since his election in 2012.
What’s Happened To Mayor’s ‘Bold’ Affordable Housing Plan? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

What’s Happened To Mayor’s ‘Bold’ Affordable Housing Plan?

Honolulu officials say work is continuing on a proposal that would require more from developers. Advocates aren't so sure.
Council Overrides Mayor’s Veto Of Recycling Subsidy Cory Lum/CIvil Beat

Council Overrides Mayor’s Veto Of Recycling Subsidy

The subsidy is expected to cost taxpayers $600,000 and largely benefit one mainland company.
Another Ernie Martin Fundraiser Cory Lum/CIvil Beat

Another Ernie Martin Fundraiser

Is it a sign that the Honolulu City Council chair will challenge Mayor Caldwell?
My Mayor, My Boss: Employees Contribute To Caldwell Campaign Cory Lum/Civil Beat

My Mayor, My Boss: Employees Contribute To Caldwell Campaign

The Honolulu incumbent, still unopposed for re-election, also rakes in campaign donations from construction companies and developers.
Caldwell Signs Honolulu Rail Tax Extension Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Caldwell Signs Honolulu Rail Tax Extension

The city's $6.6 billion commuter rail line, which is currently under construction, is already over budget and behind schedule.
Caldwell: Honolulu On Right Track In Tackling Homelessness Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Caldwell: Honolulu On Right Track In Tackling Homelessness

The mayor said that the city’s homelessness initiatives are making a real difference for hundreds of homeless people.

Caldwell: Honolulu Would Be ‘Lolo’ To Imperil Its Federal Funds for Rail Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Caldwell: Honolulu Would Be ‘Lolo’ To Imperil Its Federal Funds for Rail

The mayor said he wants the council to act quickly to bail out the cash-strapped project, but his political rival says there are still too many questions.
Kirk Caldwell’s Many ‘Tokens of Aloha’ Came From Influential Parties John Hook/Civil Beat

Kirk Caldwell’s Many ‘Tokens of Aloha’ Came From Influential Parties

Honolulu's mayor gets many small gifts from individuals with interest in city business. Municipal ethics rules don't seem to prohibit the largesse.
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