Mayor Kirk Caldwell should be working to pull people together to solve the rail issue. Instead, he’s pointing fingers — and not at himself.
Caldwell proposes increases in Oahu’s fuel tax, vehicle weight tax and parking fees to show the city has “skin in the game.”
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.