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Saturday, June 12, 2021
FBI Raids Lead to Shakeup at Planning Commission?
By Andrew Walden @ 9:58 PM :: 5705 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Development

... Federal authorities, March 30, 2021, unsealed indictments charging six DPP employees in a bribery scheme going back as far as 2012.  Challacombe had been Deputy Director of the Honolulu Department of Planning and Permitting from 2013-2016, and then Acting Director in 2016-17 ....

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Friday, June 11, 2021
O‘ahu moves into Tier 4 allowing larger group sizes outdoors and improved operations
By News Release @ 3:20 PM :: 3144 Views :: Honolulu County, Small Business, Tourism, COVID-19

... Social gatherings up to 25 people allowed outdoors ....

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Thursday, June 10, 2021
HPD Sued for False Arrest, Conflict of Interest
By News Release @ 12:11 AM :: 3029 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Police

... The lawsuit seeks to end HPD’s continuing policy of allowing officers with conflicts of interest to abuse their police powers for personal benefit ....

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Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Honolulu: ​Interest-free down-payment home loans are now available
By News Release @ 9:00 PM :: 2177 Views :: Honolulu County

... $800K to fund loans up to $40,000 each ....

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Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Vaccinations Make Honolulu 14th Most Livable City on Earth
By News Release @ 6:06 PM :: 2713 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... The biggest gainer in this year’s index is Honolulu. The city rose 46 places to fourteenth after its strong progress in containing the pandemic and rolling out its vaccination programme .... 

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Monday, June 7, 2021
Survey: What do you think about the City's Plan to Eliminate Lanes, Jam up Traffic?
By News Release @ 5:33 PM :: 2313 Views :: Honolulu County

... The City invites the public to participate in the Human Services Transportation Coordination Plan Update survey ....

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Thursday, June 3, 2021
Honolulu Rental and Utility Relief Program will reopen on Monday
By News Release @ 4:33 AM :: 1833 Views :: Honolulu County

... City and County of Honolulu will accept 10,000 applications ....

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Wednesday, June 2, 2021
2021 Neighborhood Board Election Final Results Posted
By News Release @ 2:34 AM :: 2109 Views :: Honolulu County

... 495 candidates filed to run in this year’s election and 402 were elected ....

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Monday, May 31, 2021
Honolulu Police Commission Announces Recruitment for Chief of Police
By News Release @ 5:25 AM :: 2705 Views :: Honolulu County, Police

... Application packets and required documents must be received/postmarked by: June 30, 2021 ....

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Saturday, May 29, 2021
Homelessness Audit: Most Recommendations Still 'In Process' Four Years Later
By News Release @ 1:27 AM :: 2513 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

"... a low level of confidence in city efforts to address homelessness ...."

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Friday, May 21, 2021
Hawaii Is Replacing Its Last Coal Plant With a ‘Giant Battery’—Powered by Oil
By Selected News Articles @ 8:13 PM :: 4395 Views :: Honolulu County, Energy, Cost of Living

... The revelation that the Kapolei Energy Storage Facility will be powered with oil caused an uproar at a recent meeting, but the project is slated to continue ....

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Thursday, May 20, 2021
Bodycam Video Shows Sykap Shooting, Crash into Canal
By Video @ 5:29 AM :: 3190 Views :: Honolulu County, Police

... HNN has obtained the April 5 footage from the officer who fired the first shots-- Just yesterday Prosecutor Alm said he would withhold video from the public during his 'independent investigation' ....

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Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Neighborhood Board Election Ends Friday, May 21
By News Release @ 6:45 PM :: 3330 Views :: Honolulu County

... The voting period is from April 26 to May 21, 2021 .... 

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Thursday, May 13, 2021
Homeless HONU Shelter begins operation in Whitmore Village
By News Release @ 9:27 PM :: 2602 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

... Operation of HONU is done through a joint effort by the Honolulu Police Department, the City’s Department of Community Services, and the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Homelessness. ...

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Thursday, May 13, 2021
Community Meetings set for O‘ahu Storm Water Master Plan
By News Release @ 9:21 PM :: 2588 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Taxes

... Stormwater: $100M Tax Hike After 36 Years of Lawyering and Foot-dragging ....

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Thursday, May 13, 2021
Stung by PUC, HECO Releases 'Customer Energy Resources Strategy'
By News Release @ 4:45 PM :: 2812 Views :: Honolulu County, Energy, Cost of Living

"... to increase rooftop solar and similar customer energy resources to the scale needed to reach the state’s clean energy benchmarks ...."

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Thursday, May 13, 2021
HECO vs PUC on Kapolei Battery Farm
By News Release @ 4:29 PM :: 2556 Views :: Honolulu County, Energy, COVID-19

... Hawaiian Electric is asking the PUC to approve the KES project but without the operational and financial conditions it imposed in its April 29, 2021, decision and order (No. 37754) ....

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Bid-Rigging: Hanabusa Chickens out, Blangiardi Appoints her to HART Board Instead
By News Release @ 11:41 PM :: 5395 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Rail

... Blangiardi: “I had nothing to do with that contract” ....

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Saturday, May 8, 2021
Notice of Anticipated Judicial Vacancy – District Judge, District Court of the First Circuit
By News Release @ 4:04 PM :: 2407 Views :: Honolulu County, Judiciary

... The Judicial Selection Commission is accepting applications and nominations to fill the following anticipated judicial vacancy ....

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Friday, May 7, 2021
Creating Facts on the Ground: Stadium Authority Rushes Decision to Demolish Aloha Stadium
By News Release @ 3:45 AM :: 4317 Views :: Honolulu County, Development, Hawaii State Government, Higher Education, Rail, Tourism

... In a special Stadium Authority Board Meeting this morning (Thursday, May 6), the Board confirmed and voted for an early demolition of the existing stadium location ....

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Thursday, May 6, 2021
O‘ahu to continue in Tier 3 four more weeks
By News Release @ 9:15 PM :: 2873 Views :: Honolulu County, Small Business, COVID-19

... while the county and the state work together on incorporating vaccination counts on O‘ahu into modified metrics for the Tier system ....

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Monday, May 3, 2021
​City’s Rental and Utility Relief Program closes after just a few minutes -- will reopen June 7
By News Release @ 10:34 PM :: 2302 Views :: Honolulu County, COVID-19

... it will reopen the first working Monday of each month as long as funds are available ....

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Saturday, May 1, 2021
City’s Rental and Utility Relief Program to reopen May 3 at 2 p.m.
By News Release @ 10:23 AM :: 2839 Views :: Honolulu County, Economy, COVID-19

"...fraudulent applications may be referred to law enforcement....”

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Thursday, April 22, 2021
City, State, HECO Celebrate Earth Day by Announcing Big, Big Plans for Your Life
By News Release @ 11:10 PM :: 4273 Views :: Honolulu County, Energy, Environment

... Ige asks Biden to outlaw gasoline and diesel vehicles ....

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Thursday, April 15, 2021
After Kaka'ako Makai Debacle: 'OHA Shall Seek Decision Making Influence over All Land in Hawai'i'
By Andrew Walden @ 6:08 AM :: 4763 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Development, Land Use, OHA

... OHA shall promote the idea that every property in Hawai'i is sacred and pursue initiatives that help achieve a broad acceptance of this truth ....

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Saturday, April 10, 2021
DLNR hands out more dam fines
By News Release @ 3:05 PM :: 3301 Views :: Hawaii County , Honolulu County, Agriculture

... Ka’u dam has been empty since about 2010 ....

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Friday, April 9, 2021
Forced out by SHOPO, Blangiardi and Police Commission--HPD Chief Ballard Resigns
By Video @ 10:34 PM :: 6185 Views :: Honolulu County, Police

...The Mafia has achieved its goal.  Next they will impose the Chief they want.  Someone like Kealoha without the drug-addicted wife to ruin it all....

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021
O‘ahu businesses and activities to continue operations in Tier 3
By News Release @ 11:22 PM :: 2813 Views :: Honolulu County, Small Business, COVID-19

... Honolulu will continue to operate in Tier 3 of the reopening strategy for the next four weeks, meaning O‘ahu businesses and activities will continue operations without reverting back to the Tier 2 framework ....

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Friday, April 2, 2021
Oʻahu Neighborhood Board Elections Kick Off on April 23
By Selected News Articles @ 11:56 PM :: 2763 Views :: Honolulu County, OHA

... If you are a registered voter, you will receive a passcode in the mail which will allow you to vote online ....

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Feds Bust Six in DPP Bribery Scheme
By Selected News Articles @ 1:04 AM :: 7314 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Development

... Federal corruption probe targets DPP staffers and one local architect ....

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021
​Public hearing set on Honolulu short-term rental draft rules
By News Release @ 10:53 PM :: 3151 Views :: Honolulu County, Small Business, Tourism

... DPP will hold a public hearing April 6 on draft rules to regulate and register short-term rentals on O‘ahu ....

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Monday, March 29, 2021
Fools. No Joke: Plastic Ware to be Outlawed Effective April 1
By News Release @ 9:47 PM :: 3510 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Small Business

... Bill 40 or the Disposable Food Ware Ordinance (DFWO), takes effect April 1, 2021 ....

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Sunday, March 28, 2021
What Does Blangiardi’s Police Commission Nominee Know About Kimura Shooting?
By Andrew Walden @ 11:54 PM :: 6272 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Police

... Cap't Ben Mahi was the 2nd-highest-ranking officer of HPD Division 1, when a drunken Division 1 Sgt Anson Kimura accidentally shot waitress Hyun Ju Park ....

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Sunday, March 28, 2021
Honolulu Republicans Elect New County Leadership
By Brett Kulbis @ 4:13 AM :: 3168 Views :: Honolulu County, Republican Party

... hundreds of Republicans participated in the virtual Honolulu County Republican Party Convention ....

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Saturday, March 27, 2021
Guilty of Bribery, Embezzlement: Caldwell Admin CARES Act Administrator Hanalei Aipoalani
By News Release @ 3:26 AM :: 8593 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, COVID-19

... Hanalei Aipoalani, 42, of Waianae, Hawaii, pled guilty in federal court today to embezzling more than $500,000 from AmeriCorps and to agreeing to accept a bribe for the administration of grants under the CARES Act ....

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Friday, March 26, 2021
Outdoor Weddings up to 100 People Now Allowed on Oahu
By News Release @ 10:24 PM :: 3192 Views :: Honolulu County, Small Business, Tourism, COVID-19

... the request to modify Honolulu’s COVID-19 recovery framework to include “weddings” as a category has been approved and is effective immediately ....

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Friday, March 26, 2021
Protest Erupts After DHHL Selects Community Solar Developers
By News Release @ 4:28 PM :: 4910 Views :: Hawaii County , Honolulu County, DHHL, Energy

... State Sen. Kurt Fevella (R, Ewa Beach-Iroquois Point) organized the action to rally opponents and to publicize many DHHL beneficiary complaints that the solar farm plan originated without their input and is a bad use of the agency’s trust land ....

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Friday, March 19, 2021
Mayor Blangiardi meets with wedding industry demonstrators
By News Release @ 6:38 PM :: 3446 Views :: Honolulu County, Small Business, Tourism, COVID-19

... Mayor Rick Blangiardi listened to members of the wedding industry during a demonstration outside of Honolulu Hale ....

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Friday, March 19, 2021
Resolution reached between City and Kokonut Koalition for Koko Crater safety mitigation
By News Release @ 6:34 PM :: 1831 Views :: Honolulu County

... Three-phase effort includes immediate safety improvements with removal, replacement of steel platform to be addressed in separate project ....

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Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Kaka'ako Makai: House Will Not Hear OHA Upzone Bill
By News Release @ 4:30 AM :: 3282 Views :: Honolulu County, Development, OHA

" ... Senator Moriwaki and I will attempt to work with OHA to explore alternatives to developing Kakaʻako Makai ...." 

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Tuesday, March 16, 2021
VIDEO: State of the City Address
By Video @ 5:09 PM :: 2209 Views :: Honolulu County

... Mayor Blangiardi's first State of the City address ....

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Thursday, March 11, 2021
Pharmacists Vaccinate 90% of Patients in Care Homes on Oahu, Big Island
By News Release @ 6:28 PM :: 3005 Views :: Hawaii County , Honolulu County, COVID-19

... Independent pharmacies on O‘ahu and Hawai‘i Island have administered first doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to about 10,000 residents and caregivers in approximately 1,700 small care homes and have now begun returning to administer second doses ....

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Thursday, March 11, 2021
Honolulu Tier Three Modifications Allow Team Sports and Competitive Games
By News Release @ 6:19 PM :: 2440 Views :: Honolulu County, COVID-19

... effective immediately, with the exception of the permitted team sports activities, which may begin as early as April 12, 2021 ....

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Blangiardi Submits City Budget
By News Release @ 3:06 AM :: 1973 Views :: Honolulu County

... The key priorities in the budget include funding core City and County of Honolulu services, without employee furloughs, and focuses on affordable housing and homelessness, rail, infrastructure and the distribution of funds ....

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Friday, February 19, 2021
Sand Island Disclosure After BRAT Threatens Blangiardi with ‘Citizens Arrest’
By Andrew Walden @ 10:20 PM :: 5139 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

... The parcel is one of several not included on Blangiardi’s, June 8, 2020, Candidate Financial Disclosure form ....

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Thursday, February 18, 2021
Friday Deadline for Neighborhood Board Candidates
By News Release @ 11:49 PM :: 2105 Views :: Honolulu County

... Walk-In Closing: Friday, February 19, 2021, 4:30 p.m. ....

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Laura Thielen confirmed as Director of Honolulu Parks and Recreation
By News Release @ 11:21 PM :: 2423 Views :: Honolulu County

... oversee more than 800 regular employees and a multi-million dollar budget used to maintain and improve the facilities of 304 designated park and garden locations on nearly 5,000 acres of land ....

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Sunday, February 7, 2021
Bill 31: Former Meth-head Helps Sand Island Lobby for Property Tax Cap
By Andrew Walden @ 3:02 AM :: 4966 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Development, Taxes, COVID-19

... It is naturally hard to say no to an ex-tweeker who, at Bishop Estate, achieved the kind of things most Honolulu politicians can only dream of ....

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Saturday, February 6, 2021
DHHL: 'We Already Have Casinos'
By News Release @ 2:55 AM :: 3489 Views :: Honolulu County, DHHL, Gambling

"... We recognize that there has been a rise in the number of game rooms being operated on our lands ...."

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021
So-Called 'Kaka'ako Land Co' Loses in Lawsuit
By News Release @ 5:27 AM :: 3101 Views :: Honolulu County, Land Use

... A trial was held in November challenging Kakaʻako Land. Co.'s (KLC) ownership of Kakaʻako private roads ....

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