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Kirk Caldwell

Caldwell: Honolulu to Resume ‘Phased Enforcement’ at Kakaako Encampment Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Caldwell: Honolulu to Resume ‘Phased Enforcement’ at Kakaako Encampment

The first action will come after Labor Day and is expected to displace about 25 people. Officials are looking to ensure they'll have shelter space to move into.
Honolulu Ethics Commission Needs to Scrap Its New Anti-Media Policy Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Ethics Commission Needs to Scrap Its New Anti-Media Policy

The actions of the Ethics Commission ought to be above the appearance of political interference. Its new policy leaves exactly the opposite impression.
Hawaii Charge Card Scandal Prompts Honolulu to Release Info on Its Cards Flickr: Andres Rueda

Hawaii Charge Card Scandal Prompts Honolulu to Release Info on Its Cards

Mayor Kirk Caldwell doesn't have a charge card, but hundreds of city employees do.
Curt Sanburn: Kirk Caldwell’s Designs on the Blaisdell Center Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Curt Sanburn: Kirk Caldwell’s Designs on the Blaisdell Center

Honolulu's mayor is reimagining the old place 50 years after it opened as a war memorial.
Caldwell Vows Not to Run From Rail, Homeless Problems Sophie Cocke/Civil Beat

Caldwell Vows Not to Run From Rail, Homeless Problems

In his State of the City address, the Honolulu mayor emphasized infrastructure progress while pressing for more money to fund the troubled rail project.
Large Rail Contractors Dump $1.3 Million into Local Campaign Coffers Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Large Rail Contractors Dump $1.3 Million into Local Campaign Coffers

Companies making at least $1 million on the Honolulu rail project are donating heavily to local politicians. Some of the biggest beneficiaries include Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell, Hawaii Gov. David Ige and their predecessors.
Potential Contamination at Proposed Homeless Camp to be Studied PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Potential Contamination at Proposed Homeless Camp to be Studied

State health officials say they will likely test for lead and other contaminants. The work could delay plans to move Honolulu's homeless to Sand Island.
The City Reaches Out to Locals About Sand Island Homeless Camp PF Bentley/Civil Beat

The City Reaches Out to Locals About Sand Island Homeless Camp

Some people worry that the homeless will occupy the neighboring beach park and worsen the area's drug problems.
Hawaii Candidates Need to Sign the ‘People’s Pledge’ Flickr: www.flickr.com: DonkeyHotey

Hawaii Candidates Need to Sign the ‘People’s Pledge’

We can stop Super PACS funded by mysterious donors from inundating Hawaii with negative ads.
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