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Top Story: The first 10 miles of the Honolulu Rail System will be ready to run by 20 October 2020.
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|Rail will start running Oct. 20, Robbins says
Not only will the first 10 miles of the Honolulu rail system be completed by December 2020 as predicted, but it will be ready to run three months earlier, by Oct. 20, announced Andrew Robbins, executive director and CEO of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, at a Wednesday press conference overlooking the Halaulani Rail Station at Leeward Community College. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. KITV4. Hawaii News Now. KHON2.
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Judge dismisses cases for 28 arrested at Waimānalo Sherwoods park protest
Hawaiian carries fewer passengers in 2019 despite December bump
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|Honolulu Police Commission votes out chair Loretta Sheehan
In a 5-to-2 vote, the Commission chose to remove the former federal prosecutor from the job she’s held for nearly two years. Sheehan was outspoken about corruption in the federal prosecutor’s office, and was the only council member to vote against Louis Kealoha’s $250,000 retirement payoff while he was under investigation. Hawaii News Now.
State eyes converting a number of stalls to paid parking at a popular surf spot
Homeless outreach court makes progress, but funding needed
Amid near record-setting deployment, USS Abraham Lincoln pulls into Pearl Harbor
Surf park proposed in birthplace of surfing
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