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|HART should pay its own legal fees, councilwoman says
Honolulu Councilwoman Heidi Tsuneyoshi says the agency tasked with building the $9.2 billion rail line shouldn’t use additional city taxpayer money to hire a lawyer to deal with three federal subpoenas that are looking into wrongdoing at the agency. Tsuneyoshi on Friday introduced Resolution 19-154, which calls on the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation to follow the requirements of the Honolulu City Charter and use $3.75 million it already has earmarked in its budget for legal expenses to pay the $50,000 that is being sought. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Hawaii Public Radio. KHON2. KITV.
Man framed by Kealohas speaks out for first time since verdict
Company was told to stop skydiving before fatal crash; now ordered to vacate
State sends residents new survey as it assesses foodborne illnesses
Abandoned tax licenses set to be purged
How to Increase Hawai‘i’s Low Voter Turnout
There’s no one solution. It’ll take a little bit of everything: big system reforms that make voting and registering more convenient for busy citizens, plus more civic education and engagement with different demographics… read more.
|Ige green lights Aloha Stadium redevelopment
Governor David Ige signed into law Monday a bill that kicks off the process of redeveloping the 44-year-old Aloha Stadium into a mixed-use sports and entertainment district. Hawaii News Now. Hawaii Public Radio.
Kaneshiro impeachment petition dismissed
Council resolution wants agencies to prove they can avoid Kealoha-esque incidents
A proposal to raise money for Hawaiian Home Lands met with intense opposition in Kapolei
Residents’ rubbish and complaints are piling up since bulky pickup pilot put in place
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