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Thursday, December 15, 2016
Caldwell Raises Property Taxes 5.9% By Jacking up Assessments
By News Release @ 12:31 AM :: 4860 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 :: 4481 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 :: 4144 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 :: 5168 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 :: 3880 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 :: 3681 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 :: 4485 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 :: 5729 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 :: 4150 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 :: 4193 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 :: 8185 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 :: 8079 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 :: 4116 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 :: 8580 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 :: 4696 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 :: 4982 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 :: 5474 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 :: 5305 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 :: 3299 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 :: 4354 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 :: 5563 Views :: Honolulu County, Rail

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

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Saturday, November 5, 2016
Djou: I will Build 10,000 Affordable Units on Oahu
By Rep Charles Djou @ 3:01 AM :: 6203 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness, Cost of Living

... 10,000 ‘rent-to-equity,’ truly affordable homes ....

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Friday, November 4, 2016
Are You An Artiste? Need $10K?
By News Release @ 8:55 PM :: 3279 Views :: Honolulu County

...MOCA is requesting proposals....

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Djou Unveils Plan for First 100 Days as Mayor
By Rep Charles Djou @ 6:01 AM :: 6192 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians, Rail

In my first 100 days in office, I will....

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Winston Hale: City-Owned Building Sat Vacant for Decade
By News Release @ 5:28 AM :: 4981 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

Caldwell contemplates the City’s use of his $100 yearly property tax payment on his $4M Manoa mansion....

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Mitsunaga Point by Point Expose of Pro-Caldwell Media Bias
By News Release @ 4:37 AM :: 7366 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Politicians, Rail

"...Caldwell may have evaded State and Federal taxes on all the stock options he has received to date...."

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Friday, October 28, 2016
Caldwell Duped?
By News Release @ 8:03 PM :: 6786 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Politicians

Mr. Francis states he never consented to appear in any paid Caldwell political ad - an action that would be a clear breach of basic journalistic ethics....

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Friday, October 28, 2016
City acquires 24-unit apartment building to house homeless
By News Release @ 7:15 PM :: 5210 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

... at a cost of $287,500 per unit ....

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Thursday, October 27, 2016
The People v. The Powerful - Summarized in a Caldwell Ad
By News Release @ 3:07 PM :: 5284 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

Caldwell actually paid for an ad that highlighted how he is owned by the establishment and totally controlled the old-boy network....

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Monday, October 24, 2016
Not Jammed Enough: Caldwell Publishes New Lane-Elimination Manual
By News Release @ 7:04 PM :: 3825 Views :: Honolulu County

The concept of Complete Streets is to ensure that our streets and public spaces serve everyone’s transportation needs (unless) they are traveling by car....

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Monday, October 24, 2016
Guide to 20 Honolulu Charter Amendment questions
By Natalie Iwasa @ 3:53 AM :: 7010 Views :: Honolulu County

One ballot will contain 20 Honolulu Charter Amendment questions....

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Saturday, October 22, 2016
Caldwell a No-Show for Olelo -- Djou Debates Empty Chair
By News Release @ 5:33 PM :: 6177 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Politicians
... Viewers’ most popular question was, “Mayor Caldwell, can I have your second job?” ....
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Friday, October 21, 2016
Djou Launches New Ad as Absentee Ballots Arrive in Mailboxes
By Rep Charles Djou @ 3:37 PM :: 4607 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

...Absentee ballots started arriving at homes Wednesday, October 19....

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Republican Party: Vote ‘No’ on all 20 Honolulu Charter Amendments
By News Release @ 10:38 PM :: 5461 Views :: Honolulu County, Republican Party

And here is the rationale for each "NO" vote....

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Court: Caldwell’s Property Tax Scheme Illegal
By News Release @ 10:17 PM :: 5698 Views :: Honolulu County, Taxes

...Residential A Property Tax Classification Ruled Unconstitutional....

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Monday, October 17, 2016
City accepting Grants in Aid applications
By News Release @ 6:00 PM :: 4591 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

...Did you make campaign contributions this year?....

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Monday, October 17, 2016
Constitutional Amendments and Honolulu Charter—Pro and Con
By News Release @ 4:07 PM :: 11116 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii State Government

From League of Women Voters, October, 2016....

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Sunday, October 16, 2016
Squirreling Away More Funds for the Zoo
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 4447 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Taxes

In March, the Honolulu Zoo was denied re-accreditation by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) for the first time in its 100-year history....

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Thursday, October 13, 2016
Djou: My Plan To Create More Affordable Housing
By Rep Charles Djou @ 7:51 PM :: 4770 Views :: Honolulu County, Cost of Living

I've met so many young people on the campaign trail, who graduated from college, work hard, and are still unable to buy their first home....

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016
2016 Hawaii elections: proposed amendments, part 2
By Rachelle Chang @ 11:09 AM :: 3956 Views :: Honolulu County

This week, I’m plunging into the 20 proposed amendments in Honolulu County....

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Caldwell Hypocritical -- Ducks Another Debate
By News Release @ 7:25 PM :: 5540 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

After having just demanded a live debate, Kirk Caldwell now refuses to debate Charles Djou on Olelo public television....

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Monday, October 10, 2016
Caldwell Lays an Egg
By Rep Charles Djou @ 5:14 PM :: 4602 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

"...what could he possibly provide in an hour a month that’s worth $299,000 to Territorial other than political influence?"

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Sunday, October 9, 2016
2016’s Fastest Growing Cities—Honolulu Ranks 467th
By Selected News Articles @ 6:00 AM :: 3820 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics

...analysts compared 515 U.S. cities of varying population sizes based on 14 key indicators of rapid economic growth....

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Sunday, October 9, 2016
Dog Parks: Djou on Creating Livable Communities
By Rep Charles Djou @ 5:14 AM :: 3349 Views :: Honolulu County

This week we had a wonderful time meeting dog owners from around Oahu to discuss expanding the number of dog parks in our city....

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Friday, October 7, 2016
2016 Hawaii elections: proposed amendments, part 1
By Rachelle Chang @ 12:21 AM :: 10331 Views :: Hawaii County , Honolulu County, Kauai County, Maui County

In addition to selecting the best candidates for elected office, Hawaii voters have many decisions to make that will have a big impact on County charters and our future....

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Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Caldwell Campaign "Volunteer" Paid With Your Tax Money
By Rep Charles Djou @ 8:21 PM :: 8273 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

..."earns" tens of thousands of dollars in City public relations contracts....

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Friday, September 30, 2016
Rand Paul: Give Caldwell a Cash Bonus so he Won’t Waste Affordable Housing Money
By Selected News Articles @ 3:43 PM :: 5026 Views :: Honolulu County, Cost of Living

...the city of Honolulu dumping nearly $10 million of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) money into buying apartments over property value to remain eligible for the funds....

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Getting out of Gridlock: Should UH Start Later?
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 12:20 PM :: 4451 Views :: Honolulu County, Higher Education

...if UH started school at 9 a.m. instead of 7:30, 5,000 cars could be eliminated from the morning rush....

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016
State Senator Gil Riviere Endorses Djou for Mayor
By News Release @ 11:31 PM :: 5609 Views :: Honolulu County, Politicians

"Sen. Riviere is one of the strongest voices in our community for conservation and protection of our island's beautiful natural resources...."

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016
List of Neighborhood Board Vacancies
By Selected News Articles @ 10:31 PM :: 4239 Views :: Honolulu County

Join your Neighborhood Board Today ....

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