Hawaii Supreme Court Rejects Rail Surcharge Lawsuit

HONOLULU, HAWAII–March 21, 2019–The Supreme Court of the State of Hawaii today rejected the lawsuit by the Tax Foundation of Hawaii to invalidate the...
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Wai’anae community says enough is enough. Puu o Hulu Park still without a bathroom.

In 2018, in a hearing before the Committee on Parks, Customer, and Community Services, the Mayor’s Administration claimed that there were unforeseen delays, which...
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Reg Baker – Hawaii Business in Las Vegas

Reporting from Las Vegas - About 3 years ago, I launched the Business in Hawaii series for Think Tech Hawaii.  After 150 shows and...
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What’s Happening At Your Honolulu Hale – December 2018

The Honolulu City Council held its last full session of 2018 on Wednesday. Many, many actions were taken. The session lead off with thanking the...
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What’s happening at your Honolulu Hale This Week

This is a very, very busy week here at the Honolulu Hale, and not just about policy and procedures. The holiday material has been...

Oh? Can’t We Keep HART’s Funding Sources “Pure”?

Recently, there has been fierce debate over Bill 42 before the Honolulu City Council.  Here’s the background:  In 2007, the City passed Ordinance 07-001,...
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Kymberly Pine on the Impact of Zoning on Housing Affordability on Sister Power

Sharon Yarbrough interviews Kymberly Marcos Pine, the Vice Chair of the Honolulu City Council, and the Chairwoman of the Council's Committee on Zoning and...

Take-Aways From The “Con-Am” Argument

On October 18, 2018, the Supreme Court of Hawaii held oral argument on a petition by the four counties to invalidate the “Con-Am,” namely...
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What’s happening at your Honolulu Hale – October 2018

Every day is a lively day here at Honolulu Hale (and at the Kapolei Hale as well). I say your Honolulu Hale because as...

Seventeen Years After ‘The Falling Man’

BY FRANK SALVATO We are seventeen years on from the most significant event of our lifetimes: the Islamofascist terror attacks of September 11, 2001. For...