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Kirk Caldwell

Caldwell Aide Works Campaign For Free But Gets City Contracts Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Caldwell Aide Works Campaign For Free But Gets City Contracts

Glenna Wong doesn’t seem to get paid for campaign work, but she has received city contracts worth tens of thousands of dollars.
Honolulu Mayoral Candidates Vie For Coveted Kupuna Vote Anthony Quintano / Civil Beat

Honolulu Mayoral Candidates Vie For Coveted Kupuna Vote

The city's high cost of living and public safety are on the minds of AARP Hawaii members, who shared their concerns during a "tele-town hall" Saturday morning.
9/11 Becomes Boiling Point In Honolulu Mayoral Debate Cory Lum/Civil Beat

9/11 Becomes Boiling Point In Honolulu Mayoral Debate

UPDATED: The city faces major contemporary challenges, but Caldwell and Djou battled over the response to the 2001 terror attacks.
Djou To Skip PBS Honolulu Mayoral Debate With Caldwell Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Djou To Skip PBS Honolulu Mayoral Debate With Caldwell

The challenger's campaign said it never confirmed it would participate, but the station said otherwise.
Some See Danger As Honolulu’s Yellow Streetlights Turn White Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Some See Danger As Honolulu’s Yellow Streetlights Turn White

The new lights are supposed to be more efficient and last longer, but groups are warning of visual blight and medical problems.
Honolulu Misuses Hanauma Bay Funds, Nonprofit Group Claims Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Misuses Hanauma Bay Funds, Nonprofit Group Claims

UPDATED: Despite a court order and pledges from city officials, admission fee revenue is still used improperly, says Friends of Hanauma Bay.

Why Is Ron Taketa Still On The Honolulu Police Commission? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Why Is Ron Taketa Still On The Honolulu Police Commission?

Mayor Kirk Caldwell won’t talk about why he’s not either replaced or reappointed the carpenters union leader.

Djou Rakes In Campaign Cash, Caldwell Spends Heavily Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Djou Rakes In Campaign Cash, Caldwell Spends Heavily

The latest campaign finance filings in the Honolulu mayor's race were made public Friday.
Caldwell, Djou Headed For Runoff In Honolulu Mayor’s Race Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Caldwell, Djou Headed For Runoff In Honolulu Mayor’s Race

The mayor barely outpolled his primary challenger, but neither candidate garnered a majority of the vote, so they both advance.
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