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Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Honolulu Neighborhood Board Elections 308 Candidates for 435 Seats
By News Release @ 1:47 AM :: 4124 Views :: Honolulu County

Candidate recruitment has begun and will end on February 17, 2017....

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017
A 1-2 punch of tax proposals
By Rachelle Chang @ 12:25 PM :: 6148 Views :: Honolulu County, Education K-12, Rail, Taxes

The State kept 10% of the surcharge collected or $25.92 million – which is more than the Department of Taxation’s entire Fiscal Year 2016 operating budget of $24 million....

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Sunday, February 5, 2017
276 Candidates Register for Honolulu Neighborhood Board
By News Release @ 4:48 AM :: 3853 Views :: Honolulu County

Candidate recruitment has begun and will end on February 17, 2017....

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Information sessions for Oahu Neighborhood Board Candidates
By News Release @ 11:25 PM :: 3996 Views :: Honolulu County

There are 437 seats available for 33 neighborhood boards....

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017
2016 National Citizen Survey for the City and County of Honolulu
By News Release @ 1:49 AM :: 4337 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics

This is the eighth National Citizen Survey of Honolulu residents conducted for the City....

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Sunday, January 29, 2017
12 Caldwell administration cabinet members confirmed
By News Release @ 4:58 PM :: 3456 Views :: Honolulu County

...the Honolulu City Council confirmed the appointment of the following cabinet members....

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Sunday, January 29, 2017
239 Candidates Register for Honolulu Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 2:27 PM :: 3964 Views :: Honolulu County

The deadline to apply as a candidate is February 17, 2017....

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Making property taxes less taxing
By Rachelle Chang @ 11:58 PM :: 4008 Views :: Honolulu County, Taxes

A few weeks ago, Hawaii homeowners received their 2017 property tax assessments. It was not a pleasant way to end the holidays or start the new year....

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Friday, January 20, 2017
Auditor: HART Audit Not Started
By News Release @ 11:56 PM :: 5504 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Rail

Projects Not Started or Suspended....

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Friday, January 20, 2017
Full Text: Police Commission Reasons for Removal of Chief Kealoha
By News Release @ 3:34 PM :: 6437 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Police

...we will issue a subpoena under Section 6-1606( e), Revised Charter of the City and County of Honolulu, requiring production of complete un-redacted copies of the following....

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Friday, January 20, 2017
Republicans Urged to Run for Neighborhood Board
By News Release @ 9:56 AM :: 4404 Views :: Honolulu County, Republican Party

This is an excellent opportunity to gain a higher profile in your districts, meet voters, and learn about the most pressing issues of concern to voters in your districts....

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Thursday, January 19, 2017
188 Candidates File for Honolulu Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 11:59 PM :: 3627 Views :: Honolulu County

The deadline to apply as a candidate is February 17, 2017....

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Thursday, January 19, 2017
Caldwell: Payoff for Police Chief is Best Use of Taxpayer Money
By News Release @ 1:20 PM :: 3710 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

...could have cost the taxpayers even more money....

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017
City purchases undeveloped Kahuku Golf Course oceanfront lands
By News Release @ 1:02 PM :: 5536 Views :: Honolulu County, Development

A nearly one-mile stretch of pristine coastline is adjacent to the Kahuku Golf Course....

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017
151 Candidates Register for Honolulu Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 9:25 PM :: 4351 Views :: Honolulu County

The deadline to apply as a candidate is February 17, 2017....

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Friday, January 6, 2017
Hawaiian Electric seeks onshore wind farm developers on Oahu
By News Release @ 11:56 PM :: 4910 Views :: Honolulu County, Energy

The purpose of this announcement is to show that insufficient wind projects are proposed for Oahu thus justifying an inter-island cable ....

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Friday, January 6, 2017
Retirement: HPD Chief Kealoha Finally Forced Out
By News Release @ 8:27 PM :: 6695 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Police

...Kealoha was not at today’s closed-door meeting....

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Friday, January 6, 2017
137K Gallons Sewage: Caldwell Claims Latest Rupture is Repaired
By News Release @ 12:29 AM :: 5089 Views :: Honolulu County

...close to where the same pipe broke in November, 2016....

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Thursday, January 5, 2017
Honolulu: 1,309 Lane-Miles Repaved
By News Release @ 10:14 AM :: 3833 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics

Upcoming projects this year include the repaving of N. King Street and Kalākaua and Nu‘uanu avenues in town, and across O‘ahu projects in Mākaha, Makakilo/Kapolei, Waialua and St. Louis Heights....

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Thursday, January 5, 2017
Caldwell Inaugural Address: Rail Could End up Like Superferry
By News Release @ 12:54 AM :: 6061 Views :: Honolulu County, Rail

...splints that have cracks... tendons that aren’t working properly... the railcars....

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017
2015 Traffic Accident Map of Honolulu
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 1:37 AM :: 5441 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics

This is an interesting and useful result of an unofficial public-private partnership....

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Sunday, January 1, 2017
112 Candidates Register for Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 10:00 AM :: 3863 Views :: Honolulu County

The deadline to apply as a candidate is February 17, 2017....

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Tuesday, December 27, 2016
107 Candidates Register for Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 10:07 PM :: 3816 Views :: Honolulu County

The deadline to apply as a candidate is February 17, 2017....

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Saturday, December 24, 2016
89 Candidates Register for Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 4:50 PM :: 4061 Views :: Honolulu County

The deadline to apply as a candidate is February 17, 2017....

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016
HUD Examines Honolulu Section 8 Rent Subsidies
By News Release @ 8:01 PM :: 4734 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

...$50 million in federal funds to provide housing for 3,700 families....

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Monday, December 19, 2016
75 Candidates Register for Honolulu Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 4:43 PM :: 3892 Views :: Honolulu County

Updated December 14, 2016 ....

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Friday, December 16, 2016
Ride-Sharing bill becomes Law Without Caldwell Signature
By News Release @ 8:43 PM :: 4504 Views :: Honolulu County, Small Business
He also stated his belief that “private transportation companies should be able to operate with less government regulation going forward.”
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Friday, December 16, 2016
They Want $200B: Caldwell Signs Mayors Letter to Trump
By News Release @ 12:21 AM :: 3563 Views :: Honolulu County

“Disasters are a fact of life,” said San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee....

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Thursday, December 15, 2016
Full Text: Police Chief Sued for Racketeering
By Selected News Articles @ 1:41 AM :: 5892 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Police

Stealing money, forging documents, conducting improper surveillance and lying to investigators....

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Thursday, December 15, 2016
Caldwell Raises Property Taxes 5.9% By Jacking up Assessments
By News Release @ 12:31 AM :: 4672 Views :: Honolulu County, Taxes

Tomorrow, the city will send approximately 300,000 notices....

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Friday, December 9, 2016
Call for Council to Investigate Caldwell’s Zoo Coverup
By News Release @ 9:52 PM :: 4314 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

...convene a hearing into Mayor Kirk Caldwell and Managing Director Roy Amemiya withholding information from the public....

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Council Reorganization Violates Sunshine Law?
By News Release @ 2:23 PM :: 3979 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

"...it is no surprise that Mr. Menor still believes himself to be above the law...."

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Saturday, December 3, 2016
City Officials Intentionally Jamming Up Traffic
By Selected News Articles @ 4:03 PM :: 4953 Views :: Honolulu County, Rail

“The city streets are being engineered to create traffic congestion, to slow traffic down, to favor bikers and pedestrians,” the former official said....

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Saturday, December 3, 2016
Caldwell Administration seeking applicants for appointed positions
By News Release @ 12:35 AM :: 3753 Views :: Honolulu County

Submit a resume with appropriate references by December 16, 2016....

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Need $15K? Office of Economic Development Giving Away Money
By News Release @ 9:02 PM :: 3532 Views :: Honolulu County

The deadline to submit proposals is December 30, 2016 at 4 p.m....

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Transportation planning meeting will focus on Central Oahu
By News Release @ 10:21 AM :: 4226 Views :: Honolulu County, Rail

...Wednesday, November 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Mililani High School Cafeteria....

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Monday, November 28, 2016
2017 Honolulu Neighborhood Board Elections: Candidate Registration Begins
By News Release @ 6:15 PM :: 5512 Views :: Honolulu County

Any Oahu resident who will be at least 18 years of age by February 17, 2017 can be a candidate....

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Monday, November 28, 2016
List of Honolulu Neighborhood Board Vacancies
By News Release @ 6:09 PM :: 3938 Views :: Honolulu County

...20 Neighborhood Board seats are currently vacant island-wide....

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Saturday, November 26, 2016
RFP Posted for Honolulu Ethics Commission Audit
By Natalie Iwasa @ 4:22 AM :: 4006 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

Two inspectors and prior commissioners who recently left the commission are not listed as interviewees....

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Jail Near You? 11 Sites Identified for OCCC Relocation
By News Release @ 10:58 AM :: 7949 Views :: Honolulu County, Law Enforcement

...11 sites, clustered within the Kalihi, Aiea, Kalaeloa and Mililani areas, have been identified....

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Saturday, November 19, 2016
Honolulu City Lights to celebrate 32 years of bringing holiday joy
By News Release @ 12:30 AM :: 7749 Views :: Honolulu County, First Amendment, Religion

...the 32nd annual Honolulu City Lights goes bright on Saturday, December 3, 2016....

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Friday, November 18, 2016
Musical Chairs: Honolulu Zoo Loses Yet Another Director
By News Release @ 6:16 PM :: 3937 Views :: Honolulu County

The zoo’s inability to retain a director was cited by the AZA as one reason Honolulu lost its accreditation....

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Friday, November 18, 2016
Sinking Ship: HART Director of Planning Quits
By News Release @ 5:48 PM :: 8218 Views :: Honolulu County, Development

...HCDA will consider the appointment of Jesse K. Souki as its executive director in an upcoming special meeting on November 23....

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Monday, November 14, 2016
Public Hearing on Uber/Lyft rules November 21
By News Release @ 7:16 PM :: 4516 Views :: Honolulu County, Small Business

...Monday, November 21, 2016 at 1 p.m. in the Mission Memorial Building hearings room....

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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Sewage Digester Opens Floodgates for Developers
By News Release @ 10:06 AM :: 4774 Views :: Honolulu County, Development

...the increased capacity provided by the second digester is already making it possible for city officials to approve new housing units in Honolulu’s dense urban core....

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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Prosecutor Wins Reelection, Gains Budget Autonomy
By News Release @ 2:52 AM :: 5242 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Law Enforcement

...Is he posting a campaign victory speech on the County Prosecutor’s website?....

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Thursday, November 10, 2016
UPW Contract Protects Dangerous City Truck Driver Leading to Fatality, $1M Settlement
By News Release @ 2:35 AM :: 4794 Views :: Honolulu County, Labor
...Kekumu had a history of eight prior avoidable accidents while driving a garbage truck, including hitting walls and parked cars. Because a driver's violations are expunged after two years under a union contract, Kekumu's driving skills never got the attention they needed....
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Sunday, November 6, 2016
Djou Pledges Commitment to all Parks; Not Just a Few
By Rep Charles Djou @ 6:27 PM :: 3162 Views :: Honolulu County

Parks in rural areas are even more severely neglected....

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Sunday, November 6, 2016
Honolulu Charter Amendments – Blank vs. “No” Vote
By Natalie Iwasa @ 2:43 AM :: 4159 Views :: Honolulu County

Some people are recommending “no” votes on all 20 Honolulu charter amendments....

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Saturday, November 5, 2016
Better Ways to Fix Traffic on Oahu
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:49 PM :: 5289 Views :: Honolulu County, Rail

... By “tinkering” with the traffic lights, it’s possible to reduce traffic ....

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