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Police Commission Chairman Max Sword refuses to answer questions from council members who want to know if they get final say on any payout.
Chief Louis Kealoha’s retirement package is being worked out and approved in secret before it’s known whether he committed serious wrongdoing.
The mayor raised $3.6 million, and a super PAC kicked in nearly $1 million more to support his re-election bid.
Credit Civil Beat for coming up with a creative approach to candidate videos. But the resulting coverage could have been more balanced.
In this episode, the mayor and his challenger are asked about a do-over for rail, Oahu’s traffic and urban sprawl.
In this episode: what Honolulu is doing right, a model city, a new landfill.
We wanted to know what the mayoral candidates had to say about more than just rail. Watch a short video of our questions to the two candidates.
The Honolulu mayoral challenger wanted the two candidates to pay for 30 minutes of airtime on KITV on Saturday.
A campaign ad in the Star-Advertiser listed “Dennis Francis” — the name of the paper’s publisher — as one of the mayor’s supporters.
Incumbent Kirk Caldwell lets others do the talking, while challenger Charles Djou appears with his wife — and in uniform.