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Tuesday, December 30, 2014
162 Candidates File for Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 2:40 PM :: 2359 Views :: Honolulu County

The deadline to apply is February 20, 2015....

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Saturday, December 27, 2014
152 Candidates File for Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 8:40 PM :: 2498 Views :: Honolulu County

“Serving on your Neighborhood Board presents the opportunity to create real change in your community, build a legacy, and network with other leaders.”

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Friday, December 26, 2014
Honolulu to Convert all Streetlights to LED
By News Release @ 9:34 PM :: 3551 Views :: Honolulu County

City streetlights consume approximately $6 million in electricity annually and the switch to LED is projected to save roughly $3 million in energy costs each year....

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Thursday, December 25, 2014
142 Candidates File for Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 2:08 AM :: 2832 Views :: Honolulu County

“Serving on your Neighborhood Board presents the opportunity to create real change in your community, build a legacy, and network with other leaders.”

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Saturday, December 20, 2014
133 Candidates File for Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 7:13 PM :: 2677 Views :: Honolulu County

“Serving on your Neighborhood Board presents the opportunity to create real change in your community, build a legacy, and network with other leaders.” 

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Wednesday, December 17, 2014
114 Candidates File for Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 2:21 AM :: 2372 Views :: Honolulu County

Candidates may apply online at www.honolulu.gov/nco ....

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Republicans Encourage Neighborhood Board Candidates
By News Release @ 5:00 PM :: 3761 Views :: Honolulu County, Republican Party

...Any Oahu resident who will be at least 18 years of age by February 20, 2015 can be a candidate....

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Tax Hike: City Chooses to Boost Property Assessments 7.1%
By News Release @ 4:06 PM :: 2528 Views :: Honolulu County, Taxes

The city has prepared the real property assessment notices for 2015, and the total assessed valuation of all taxable real property on Oahu has increased from $200.74 billion to $214.90 billion....

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Saturday, December 13, 2014
90 Candidates File for Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 1:22 AM :: 3522 Views :: Honolulu County
2015 Candidates List As of December 11, 2014....
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Tuesday, December 09, 2014
73 Candidates File for Neighborhood Board Elections
By News Release @ 3:04 AM :: 2321 Views :: Honolulu County

List of candidates who have filed as of Dec 7, 2014....

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Wednesday, December 03, 2014
30 years of Honolulu City Lights
By News Release @ 11:08 PM :: 4243 Views :: Honolulu County, First Amendment, Religion

Honolulu City Lights will celebrate three decades of tree lightings and holiday fun on Saturday, Dec. 6, starting at 6 p.m. at Honolulu Hale....

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Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Caldwell Creates 'Office of Strategic Development'
By News Release @ 9:37 PM :: 3896 Views :: Honolulu County, Development

The OSD was established to immediately address the lack of overall planning and management of the city’s real estate portfolio, which has existed since the Department of Housing was eliminated in 1996....

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Tuesday, December 02, 2014
2015 Neighborhood Board Candidate filing period opens
By News Release @ 6:19 PM :: 2537 Views :: Honolulu County

Beginning today, O‘ahu residents can file to run for a seat on their Neighborhood Board....

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Monday, December 01, 2014
Honolulu Ethics Commission: City Officer Under Investigation
By News Release @ 6:19 PM :: 3417 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

...the city officer is currently the subject of an investigation being conducted by the subordinate....

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Sunday, November 30, 2014
VIDEO: Grassroot Institute Save Our Kakaako Interview
By Grassroot Institute @ 7:23 PM :: 3130 Views :: Honolulu County, Development

Keli'i Akina interviews Ron Iwami and Tom Iwai....

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Saturday, November 29, 2014
Caldwell appoints Roy Amemiya to be Managing Director, effective January
By News Release @ 2:31 AM :: 3701 Views :: Honolulu County

Ember Shinn will stay with Caldwell Administration through March to assist with budget proposal, strategic development office....

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
HCDA Issues RFP for Kakaako Micro Units
By News Release @ 9:09 PM :: 3253 Views :: Honolulu County, Development

...generally are around 300 square feet and occupied by no more than two persons....

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Monday, November 24, 2014
Tommy Waters Sues for Recount in East Oahu Council Race
By Selected News Articles @ 8:47 PM :: 3790 Views :: Honolulu County, Office of Elections

...Waters argues that the voting results suggest 128 ballots may have been miscounted out of the 37,178 cast....

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Saturday, November 22, 2014
Caldwell Makes the Disabled Pay Starting Jan 1
By News Release @ 3:27 PM :: 2669 Views :: Honolulu County

... effective January 1, 2015, persons with disability parking permits will be charged the standard parking rate at city parking lots ....

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Monday, November 17, 2014
Abercrombie's HCDA to Vote on Last Minute Development Deals
By News Release @ 2:58 AM :: 3900 Views :: Honolulu County, Development

HCDA will be having at least 3 meetings on Tuesday, November 25th….just 6 days before the Ige Administration is installed....

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Oahu residents invited to view new Extreme Tsunami Evacuation Zone maps
By News Release @ 8:37 PM :: 2113 Views :: Honolulu County

...free public information outreach workshops for a preview of new Extreme Tsunami Evacuation Zones....

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Honolulu Grants in Aid Deadline December 12
By News Release @ 2:41 AM :: 3063 Views :: Honolulu County

...qualified nonprofit organizations seeking grants available through the city’s Grants in Aid (GIA) program have from today through December 12, 2014 to submit proposals....

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Monday, November 10, 2014
Un-Taxis?
By Tom Yamachika @ 12:24 AM :: 2470 Views :: Honolulu County

Big names in the market are Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar....

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Friday, October 31, 2014
Caldwell to host affordable housing town hall meeting
By News Release @ 1:07 AM :: 4135 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness, Cost of Living

The meeting will be held at the Waipahu District Park in Waipahu on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 7 p.m.....

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Monday, October 27, 2014
Open Letter to Gubernatorial Candidates from Kaka'ako Coalition
By News Release @ 3:14 AM :: 3535 Views :: Honolulu County, Development

...to seek resignations from the present department head members on HCDA’s board....

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Friday, October 24, 2014
Community Work Day to Clean Up West Oahu Parks
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 12:47 AM :: 2514 Views :: Honolulu County

If you or your organization would like to become a park adoption partner on the Leeward Coast, please call....

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Thursday, October 23, 2014
20 Million Gallons of Sewage Spill on Sand Island
By Selected News Articles @ 5:31 PM :: 3668 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment

City could have worked harder to prevent Sand Island sewage spill....

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Caldwell signs 'Best Cities for Successful Aging' Pledge
By News Release @ 11:24 PM :: 2390 Views :: Honolulu County

...the Milken Institute’s Best Cities for Successful Aging Mayor’s Pledge....

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Massive Debris Pile Reveals Risk of Huge Tsunamis in Hawaii
By News Release @ 2:32 PM :: 3400 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii History

The county hopes to have the new tsunami evacuation maps distributed to residents by the end of the year....

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Monday, October 20, 2014
Caldwell Town Halls to discuss Islandwide Housing Strategy
By News Release @ 5:46 PM :: 4214 Views :: Honolulu County, Development, Homelessness
Three meetings to be held to discuss Islandwide Housing Strategy
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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Caldwell Claims 269 Lane Miles Repaved
By News Release @ 1:00 AM :: 1663 Views :: Honolulu County

...Caldwell released today the city’s quarterly road repaving progress report....

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Saturday, October 11, 2014
Council Hikes Fines for Illegal Dumping
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 4:42 AM :: 3126 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment

These bills are a first step toward empowering our communities to fight back against illegal dumping....

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Saturday, September 27, 2014
Property Tax Hike? You Have Until Sept 30 to Get Out of It
By News Release @ 5:01 PM :: 4215 Views :: Honolulu County, Tax Credits, Taxes

...September 30, 2014 deadline for three real property programs is approaching and urge those wishing to participate to submit the required documentation....

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Saturday, September 20, 2014
Department of Community Services to hold GIA workshops
By News Release @ 3:45 AM :: 2408 Views :: Honolulu County

Workshops will be held at Mission Memorial Hearings Room from 6 – 8 p.m. on Tuesday, September 30 and Thursday, October 2....

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Friday, September 19, 2014
Panos: Hoopili Traffic Assessments Untruthful
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 1:47 AM :: 4331 Views :: Honolulu County, Development, Rail

...Hoopili’s traffic impact will be immense with or without rail....

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Thursday, September 18, 2014
Council Action Needed to Restore Honesty to Water Board’s Billing
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 4:20 PM :: 3240 Views :: Honolulu County, Cost of Living

...Oahu’s water customers who end up paying the price for the BWS’ defective meters and billing errors would likely fare better if the BWS was subject to regulation by the Public Utilities Commission....

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Korea: Caldwell Pushes the Bubble
By News Release @ 5:00 PM :: 2224 Views :: Honolulu County

...Koreans have invested in real estate projects islandwide, from affordable housing projects to golf courses.  During his visit, Mayor Caldwell will be looking to further enhance these and other opportunities....

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Monday, September 15, 2014
Senate Candidate Lethem Slams Kaka’ako Parking Scam
By News Release @ 4:26 AM :: 3400 Views :: Honolulu County, Small Business

...Chris Lethem, candidate for state senate representing Kaka’ako and neighboring areas, today called on HCDA to stop two brothers from strong‐arming Kaka’ako businesses....

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Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Auditor: Water Board Cannot Justify Monthly Billing Charge
By News Release @ 9:52 PM :: 6337 Views :: Honolulu County, Cost of Living

BWS claims that the billing charge is justified to defray administrative costs associated with billing and cost recovery for installing the new billing system....

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Monday, September 08, 2014
Caldwell Blocks off Two Lanes of King Street, Installs Bicycle 'Conflict Zone'
By News Release @ 10:04 PM :: 2665 Views :: Honolulu County

...Mayor Caldwell, Councilmembers, Hawaii Bicycling League representatives, and city workers applied green paint to a “conflict zone” near the Alapa‘i Transit Center....

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Saturday, September 06, 2014
Mayor’s Remembrance Walk to be held on Sept. 7
By News Release @ 4:06 PM :: 2183 Views :: Honolulu County
The public is invited to join Mayor Kirk Caldwell and Honolulu’s first responders at the Mayor’s Remembrance Walk to pay tribute to the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks....
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Friday, September 05, 2014
Honolulu Grants-in-Aid Workshops Set
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 3:58 AM :: 3002 Views :: Honolulu County

City grants are very competitive and the City’s Department of Community Services (DCS) strongly recommends that interested non-profits attend a grant workshop....

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Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Hughes Corp. Fails to Wheedle Out of Affordable Housing Requirement
By News Release @ 9:32 PM :: 3264 Views :: Honolulu County, Development

The housing requirement is a promise Hughes made in order to gain approval for its massive, 22-tower Kaka’ako luxury high-rise condominium development....

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Saturday, August 30, 2014
Audit: Honolulu Motor Vehicle Division Does Not Care About Long Lines
By News Release @ 3:45 PM :: 2974 Views :: Honolulu County

...the MVLP Division did not support the initiatives for improving customer service; did not consider the long lines and long waits as valid concerns....

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Honolulu City Lights non-profit display application deadline is August 29
By News Release @ 8:53 PM :: 3834 Views :: Honolulu County, First Amendment, Religion

Applications must be received by this Friday, August 29 before 4:30 p.m. at the Mission Memorial Building next to Honolulu Hale, 550 South King St....

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014
UPW Scores Massive Pay Hikes After Disrupting Honolulu Ambulance Service
By News Release @ 6:47 PM :: 7272 Views :: Honolulu County, Labor

Field Operation Supervisors

  • Current: $70,692-$80,388
  • New: $89,860-$102,185
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Thursday, August 07, 2014
Oahu, Maui, Hawaii County Shelter Locations
By News Release @ 12:11 AM :: 4505 Views :: Hawaii County , Honolulu County, Maui County

...List of designated shelters for Hawaii , Maui, and Honolulu .... 

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Monday, July 28, 2014
Russ Grunch Council 8 Campaign Gains Momentum with Key Star-Advertiser Endorsement
By News Release @ 8:10 PM :: 2527 Views :: Honolulu County

Grunch “stands out among the four vying to replace Breene Harimoto...."

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Thursday, July 24, 2014
More On That Pesky Banner-Towing Airplane
By Robert Thomas @ 1:30 PM :: 3200 Views :: Honolulu County, Small Business
Have Honolulu residents really called 911 to report the plane as the mayor requested?
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Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Proposed EPA Rule Gives Feds Control of Hawaii Water Ditches
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:31 PM :: 4671 Views :: Honolulu County, National News, Agriculture

...the new proposed rule would regulate all ditches, except in narrow circumstances. This even includes man-made ditches....

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