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Honolulu Ethics Director Quits Over Direction Commission Is Headed Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Ethics Director Quits Over Direction Commission Is Headed

UPDATED: Chuck Totto said he was micromanaged and had “many, many problems” dealing with the administration of Mayor Kirk Caldwell.
Djou Gets Some Democratic Support In Campaign For Mayor Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Djou Gets Some Democratic Support In Campaign For Mayor

Ben Cayetano, Walter Heen and Ann Kobayashi want change at Honolulu Hale, even if their favored candidate is a Republican.
How Caldwell Has Undermined The Honolulu Ethics Commission Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How Caldwell Has Undermined The Honolulu Ethics Commission

The city watchdog agency’s executive director has been under fire ever since he investigated the mayor’s inaugural luau in 2013.

Carlisle To Run For Honolulu Mayor; Martin Opts Out Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Carlisle To Run For Honolulu Mayor; Martin Opts Out

UPDATED: While a former mayor is ready to challenge the current one, the City Council chair decides not to. The deadline to file is Tuesday.
Caldwell Nominates ‘Breath Of Fresh Air’ For Honolulu Police Commission Anthony Quintano / Civil Beat

Caldwell Nominates ‘Breath Of Fresh Air’ For Honolulu Police Commission

Loretta Sheehan says she wants to boost transparency and increase accountability to rebuild public trust.

Two More Unions Supporting Caldwell Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Two More Unions Supporting Caldwell

The Honolulu mayor has picked up endorsements from the Teamsters and SHOPO.
Bernie’s Backers Prevail At Democratic State Convention Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Bernie’s Backers Prevail At Democratic State Convention

Despite party elite's support of Hillary Clinton, Hawaii Democrats elected a party chair who supports Bernie Sanders.  
David Ige On Hawaii Democrats: ‘We Embrace Diversity’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

David Ige On Hawaii Democrats: ‘We Embrace Diversity’

Acknowledging the split between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton supporters, the governor tells convention attendees, "There is more that unites us than divides us."
No Martin Mayoral Decision Yet Cory Lum/Civil Beat

No Martin Mayoral Decision Yet

The Honolulu City Council chair says he will decide before the June 7 filing deadline.
Totto Tells Ethics Commission To Scrap ‘Silly’ Time Sheet Rules Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Totto Tells Ethics Commission To Scrap ‘Silly’ Time Sheet Rules

The Honolulu Ethics Commission forced its executive director and staff to start filling out time sheets to show what they do every six minutes.

Two More Unions Back Caldwell

Hawaii Sheet Metal Workers and Ironworkers Local 625 Stabilization Fund endorse the Honolulu mayor's re-election.

Carlisle Wants To Be Mayor Of Honolulu, Again Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Carlisle Wants To Be Mayor Of Honolulu, Again

UPDATED: The former chief executive of the city and county is running on a platform that makes rail and leadership his top priorities.
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