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Friday, October 30, 2015
Bill 72: Property Tax Break for Honolulu Home Businesses
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 3:52 AM :: 3359 Views :: Honolulu County, Small Business, Taxes

...homeowners of flex units face the challenge of having their entire property classified as 'Commercial', which equates to approximately 254% more in taxes....

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Thursday, October 29, 2015
AARP and WHO accept Honolulu’s Age-Friendly City plan
By News Release @ 3:03 AM :: 2546 Views :: Honolulu County

The WHO Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities and Communities is an international effort launched in 2006 to help cities prepare for rapid population aging and the parallel trend of urbanization....

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Saturday, October 17, 2015
City now accepting Grants in Aid applications
By News Release @ 11:13 AM :: 2266 Views :: Honolulu County

GIA proposals must be submitted by 2 p.m. on November 16, 2015....

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Thursday, October 15, 2015
Honolulu Repaves 202 Lane-Miles of Roads
By News Release @ 11:45 PM :: 2038 Views :: Honolulu County

...city’s quarterly road repaving progress report....

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Monday, October 12, 2015
City Returning to Kakaako to Remove 'Tremendous Volume of Trash'
By News Release @ 10:20 PM :: 2466 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

...removed 26.84 tons of trash, 52 cubic yards of metals, 9 shopping carts, stored 8 bins of personal property....

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Saturday, October 10, 2015
FBI moving against HPD chief, wife--Special Prosecutor Appointed
By Selected News Articles @ 2:48 PM :: 5012 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Law Enforcement

...subpoenas are going out and an investigative grand jury could hear the case later this year....

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Saturday, October 10, 2015
List of Honolulu Neighborhood Board Vacancies
By News Release @ 12:03 AM :: 2481 Views :: Honolulu County

19 open seats on Neighborhood Boards .... 

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Thursday, October 08, 2015
Factors that Explain Honolulu's High Pedestrian Accident Rate
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 10:27 AM :: 3689 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Rail

Hawaii is shown to have the 4th worst pedestrian accident rate in the nation....

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Friday, September 25, 2015
Kaka‘ako enforcement continues next week
By News Release @ 10:28 PM :: 2672 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

On Tuesday, September 29, beginning at approximately 11 a.m., Phase V enforcement of the sidewalk nuisance and stored property ordinances will take place....

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Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Public Comments Invited on Project to Erect Wall Around Ala Wai Canal
By News Release @ 11:49 PM :: 3326 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Tourism

The meeting will be held at Washington Middle School from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Weds Sept 30....

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Honolulu Charter Commission Seeks Proposals
By News Release @ 7:22 PM :: 2101 Views :: Honolulu County

The Commission is accepting proposals through October 31, 2015, to amend the Charter....

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Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Conference to discuss development opportunities, environmental issues along rail line
By News Release @ 5:06 AM :: 3939 Views :: Honolulu County, Development, Rail

The workshop is designed for landowners, developers, real estate brokers....

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Monday, September 14, 2015
Livable? Honolulu 37th
By News Release @ 9:00 PM :: 2722 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics

Livability.com has released its third-annual Top 100 Best Places to Live list....

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Thursday, September 10, 2015
'Smart911' Gives Your Profile to Emergency Responders
By News Release @ 6:40 PM :: 2898 Views :: Honolulu County, Health Care

Public Safety Officials Encourage Residents to Create a Safety Profile with New Service....

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Wednesday, September 09, 2015
Full Text: Lawsuit Seeks Nullification of Six Councilmembers’ Rail Votes
By Andrew Walden @ 3:54 PM :: 3729 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Rail

...the resulting measures are void and unenforceable....

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Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Rail Revote: Is There Anybody Without a Conflict of Interest?
By News Release @ 5:17 PM :: 3987 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Rail

...all Council members received a great number of donations from entities that would profit directly from approval of the Ho’opili/Rail project....

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Thursday, September 03, 2015
Honolulu Recycling Plan Needs Revisions
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 4:26 AM :: 4022 Views :: Honolulu County, Energy, Environment

Paper and cardboard should go to H-Power....

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Monday, August 31, 2015
Court: Removal of Protest Signs OK After City Finally Figures out how to Seize Property
By Robert Thomas @ 12:03 PM :: 3004 Views :: Honolulu County, First Amendment

You remember that case about property on the rural north shore of Oahu, in which the City and County of Honolulu is condemning a vacant parcel in order to build a new fire station....

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Monday, August 31, 2015
Honolulu: Mayor Caldwell Gives up $575,000 to aid Gun Manufacturers
By Selected News Articles @ 4:02 AM :: 3511 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

The Caldwell administration is deeply dysfunctional....

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Thursday, August 27, 2015
After Lying, Caldwell Admin Finally Admits Waikiki Flooding is Purely Due to City's own Incompetence
By Selected News Articles @ 2:00 AM :: 5524 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Tourism

... Caldwell 'Running from Controversy', 'Wasn't Around' During Crisis, 'Not the First Time' ....

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Friday, August 21, 2015
Light Wind, Worthless Windfarms Leave Oahu at Risk for Blackouts
By News Release @ 12:01 AM :: 3377 Views :: Honolulu County, Energy

...light winds have limited production from the two wind farms on the North Shore....

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Hale Mauliola construction contract awarded: Caldwell Vetoes One Sit-Lie Bill, Signs Another
By News Release @ 9:34 PM :: 2998 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

...transitional housing for up to 83 persons in 25 containers by the end of the year....

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Monday, August 17, 2015
NRA: Honolulu's Shame
By Selected News Articles @ 4:44 PM :: 3475 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

...straight out of a Michael Bloomberg gun-ban training manual....

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Monday, August 10, 2015
Honolulu City Lights non-profit application deadline is August 31
By News Release @ 5:20 PM :: 3109 Views :: Honolulu County, First Amendment

Non-profit organizations wishing to create a display on the Frank F. Fasi Civic Center grounds during the annual Honolulu City Lights exhibition must submit applications by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, August 31....

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Monday, August 10, 2015
Honolulu Police Department to Destroy Guns Worth $500,000
By News Release @ 1:07 PM :: 3429 Views :: Honolulu County, Second Amendment

Law-abiding gun owners should be allowed to purchase these surplus handguns and bring nearly $500,000 of revenue to the city....

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Saturday, August 08, 2015
Honolulu Auditor Praises Himself for Undoing PKF Contract Months Before Embezzlement Case Became Public
By News Release @ 4:26 PM :: 2823 Views :: Honolulu County

...PKF's managing partner is now facing federal embezzlement charges....

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Monday, August 03, 2015
2015’s Best & Worst Large Cities to Live in -- Honolulu Ranks 17th
By Selected News Articles @ 4:59 PM :: 2829 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics

...attractiveness of the largest U.S. cities in terms of livability, the quality of their health and education systems, economic growth and tax rates....

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Thursday, July 30, 2015
Pine: Homeless Solutions for Leeward Oahu
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 5:45 PM :: 3664 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

...almost a quarter of Oahu's unsheltered homeless are the Leeward district....

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Friday, July 24, 2015
Report: 51% of Honolulu Roads in Poor Condition
By News Release @ 5:37 AM :: 3618 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics

10th worst in USA ....

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Thursday, July 23, 2015
Honolulu sewer bonds sell at interest rate higher than bankrupt Detroit
By News Release @ 9:02 PM :: 2742 Views :: Honolulu County

Honolulu pays 3.89% -- Detroit pays 3.24% while in bankruptcy....

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Thursday, July 16, 2015
VIDEO: Ohana of Hawaii WW1 Vets Fight to Save Natatorium
By Video @ 6:31 PM :: 3862 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii History, Military
"We don't want to be the first state to ever tear down and demolish a memorial."
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Thursday, July 16, 2015
East Oahu: 400 Testify Against Federal Takeover of Maunalua Bay
By News Release @ 11:53 AM :: 5057 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment

...NEXT MEETING: Monday, July 20, 2015--NOAA’s Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council is being held from 9am-5pm at the Pagoda Hotel and is open to the public....

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Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Feds Promote Classes in Honolulu City Parks
By News Release @ 4:31 PM :: 3312 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment

As part of the Interior Department’s leadership of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Outside initiative to engage the next generation of outdoor stewards....

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Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Heroes Housing Heroes to help end veteran homelessness
By News Release @ 3:49 AM :: 3888 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness, Military

“We are calling on all property owners who have studios, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom units across O‘ahu to be a part of the solution to veteran homelessness.”

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Friday, July 03, 2015
IHS to Operate Sand Island Homeless Transitional Housing
By News Release @ 3:15 AM :: 4263 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

...city launches innovative new partnerships to provide cultural integration to COFA populations....

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Caldwell refuses to sign Council Budget Bills
By News Release @ 4:19 AM :: 3147 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

...The City Council deleted funding for the Office of Strategic Development (OSD) positions needed to address homelessness and the affordable housing crisis....

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Friday, June 12, 2015
BWS: Leaking Red Hill Tanks Just 100' Above Key Aquifer
By News Release @ 6:46 PM :: 4112 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

This aquifer is also the same one that BWS uses to provide water to residents from Moanalua to Hawaii Kai....

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Friday, June 12, 2015
Kahuku Windfarm Draft EIS: 21 Years of Death for Shearwater, Nene, Hoary Bat and more
By News Release @ 3:52 PM :: 4395 Views :: Honolulu County, Energy, Environment

The applicant is requesting an ITP to authorize take of one threatened and six endangered species....

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Wednesday, June 03, 2015
City Plans Sand Island Modular Housing for Homeless
By News Release @ 3:28 PM :: 3227 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

Caldwell announces plan to build Hale Mauliola temporary modular housing and provide services for homeless on Sand Island site....

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Thursday, May 21, 2015
Auditor: Federal Land Use Issues Dog Aloha Stadium
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 5:09 AM :: 3460 Views :: Honolulu County, Higher Education

...the stadium is a facility that inherently “pushes the boundaries”....

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015
2015 Neighborhood Board Election Results
By News Release @ 1:50 PM :: 5837 Views :: Honolulu County

Complete results from all NB races ....

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Friday, May 15, 2015
Voting for 2015 Neighborhood Board elections ends tonight
By News Release @ 5:45 PM :: 2381 Views :: Honolulu County

Friday, May 15: Ballots must be cast by 11:59 p.m....

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Three days left to vote in the 2015 Neighborhood Board elections
By News Release @ 8:05 PM :: 2352 Views :: Honolulu County

The voting deadline for the 2015 Neighborhood Board elections is 11:59 p.m. on Friday, May 15....

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Council Refuses to Back Down After Caldwell Threatens to Make Kakaako a Homeless Tent City
By News Release @ 3:54 AM :: 3902 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness
Caldwell: I will Make Kakaako a Homeless Tent City Unless Council Funds 'Positions'
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Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Over 14,000 ballots cast in the 2015 Neighborhood Board elections -- Voting Open One More Week
By News Release @ 5:39 PM :: 2459 Views :: Honolulu County

Eligible voters were mailed passcodes they may use to access their digital ballots; they have until May 15 to submit them....

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Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Rail Tax Hike: How They Voted
By Andrew Walden @ 1:14 AM :: 3928 Views :: Honolulu County, Rail, Taxes

Senate 21-4 : House 39-12

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Monday, May 04, 2015
Former Oahu Probation Officer Charged with Theft, Forgery
By News Release @ 9:13 PM :: 3955 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Law Enforcement

... July 1, 2011 through July 9, 2013, Sasao collected eleven payments from various probationers that had been assigned to him and kept the payments for his own use....

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Thursday, April 30, 2015
Turtle Bay Deal Announced
By News Release @ 9:57 PM :: 5266 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Development, Tourism

“The proposed bill will give the state the beach front property around Kawela Bay in fee simple for $35 million...."

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Thursday, April 30, 2015
Desperate to Push GE Tax Hike Thru, HART Pretends Property Tax Hike is Only Alternative
By News Release @ 3:07 AM :: 3936 Views :: Honolulu County, Rail, Taxes

Watch HART try to pitch a Property Tax hike in order to make the GE tax seem palatable....

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015
UPDATE: 85 Republicans Running for Honolulu Neighborhood Board
By News Release @ 12:39 AM :: 7679 Views :: Honolulu County, Republican Party

All voting is done online or by phone. Registered voters will receive a ballot in the mail including a passcode they will need to use in order to access their digital ballot. This passcode was mailed out on April 23, 2015....

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