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Sunday, March 13, 2016
Auditor: Handi-Van Not ADA-Compliant
By News Release @ 4:09 AM :: 5119 Views :: Honolulu County, Rail

OTS Handi-Van on-time performance has declined 5% over the past three years; customers experience excessive trip times....

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Friday, February 26, 2016
Court: Kawananakoa Can’t Sue Over Tainted Rail Votes
By News Release @ 4:19 AM :: 5983 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Rail

...An ethics scandal called into question more than 100 votes cast by Honolulu City Council members....

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Wednesday, February 3, 2016
DraftKings Quitting Hawaii After Prosecutor Issues Cease-and-Desist Letter
By News Release @ 5:15 PM :: 8533 Views :: Honolulu County, Gambling, Law Enforcement

...the company was hopeful about the prospects of a bill in the Hawaii legislature....

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Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Charter Commission Defers Proposal to Repeal Affordable Housing Fund
By Natalie Iwasa @ 1:21 PM :: 3862 Views :: Honolulu County

... commissioners decided to defer Proposal 17, which would have repealed the Affordable Housing Fund, Clean Water and Natural Lands Fund, and Grants in Aid Fund as well as returned authorization for special fund creation back to the mayor with council approval ....

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Thursday, January 21, 2016
List of Neighborhood Board Vacancies
By News Release @ 6:35 PM :: 3925 Views :: Honolulu County

To fill a vacancy, contact your local Neighborhood Board....

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Thursday, January 21, 2016
Breakthrough: ACLU Allows City to Dispose of Homeless People’s Urine, Feces
By News Release @ 6:30 PM :: 4874 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

...the City can immediately dispose of items such as combustible or hazardous items, weapons, illicit drugs, items that contain urine or feces or that are infested with rodents or insects....

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Sunday, January 17, 2016
Honolulu Charter Commission Discusses Ethics, Police, Fire and Salaries
By Natalie Iwasa @ 7:40 PM :: 4700 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

... more independence with respect to investigation of waste, abuse and fraud? ....

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Sunday, January 10, 2016
Update on Honolulu Charter Commission – Meeting Friday
By Natalie Iwasa @ 8:57 PM :: 4379 Views :: Honolulu County

The commission has been meeting since March 2015 and received over 150 proposals for changes to the charter. Fifteen of those proposals have been deferred....

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Thursday, January 7, 2016
Public Meeting on Honolulu Bikeways January 13
By News Release @ 6:16 PM :: 3671 Views :: Honolulu County

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Neal Blaisdell Center, Hawaii Suite....

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Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Hawaiian Humane Society restores services under city contract
By News Release @ 4:44 AM :: 5857 Views :: Honolulu County, Law Enforcement

Stray dog pickups and law enforcement work such as dangerous dog investigations and barking dog complaints resume today....

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Sunday, December 13, 2015
Audit: H-Power Contracts Designed to Hide Waste, Fraud, and Abuse
By News Release @ 8:23 PM :: 5350 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

ENV relied on the contractor, consultants, and external law firms to establish reasonable pricing and did not solicit or obtain open, competitive bids from other contractors....

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Saturday, December 12, 2015
Charter Commission Agenda: Defer all ‘Proposals to Dismantle HART’
By Natalie Iwasa @ 9:09 PM :: 5911 Views :: Honolulu County, Rail

The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday December 17 at 3:30 p.m....

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Monday, November 30, 2015
Revolving Door: KITV Reporter Becomes Caldwell ‘Information Officer’
By News Release @ 9:24 PM :: 5466 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

...Caldwell announced today that veteran journalist Andrew Pereira will be joining the Managing Director’s Office as an information officer and part of the Mayor’s communications team....

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Monday, November 23, 2015
Honolulu Economic Development Grants Available Now
By News Release @ 6:43 PM :: 4234 Views :: Honolulu County

The deadline to submit proposals is Friday, December 18, 2015 at 4:00 p.m....

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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 :: 6146 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 :: 4493 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 :: 3749 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 :: 3544 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 :: 4585 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 :: 7454 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 :: 4039 Views :: Honolulu County

19 open seats on Neighborhood Boards .... 

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Thursday, October 8, 2015
Factors that Explain Honolulu's High Pedestrian Accident Rate
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 10:27 AM :: 6597 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 :: 5029 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 :: 5963 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 :: 3602 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 :: 6941 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 :: 4673 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 :: 4871 Views :: Honolulu County, Health Care

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

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Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Full Text: Lawsuit Seeks Nullification of Six Councilmembers’ Rail Votes
By Andrew Walden @ 3:54 PM :: 6329 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Rail

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

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Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Rail Revote: Is There Anybody Without a Conflict of Interest?
By News Release @ 5:17 PM :: 6512 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 3, 2015
Honolulu Recycling Plan Needs Revisions
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 4:26 AM :: 7118 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 :: 5592 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 :: 5883 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 :: 8923 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 :: 5897 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 :: 5427 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 :: 6006 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 :: 5322 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 :: 6043 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 8, 2015
Honolulu Auditor Praises Himself for Undoing PKF Contract Months Before Embezzlement Case Became Public
By News Release @ 4:26 PM :: 4458 Views :: Honolulu County

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

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Monday, August 3, 2015
2015’s Best & Worst Large Cities to Live in -- Honolulu Ranks 17th
By Selected News Articles @ 4:59 PM :: 4759 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 :: 6423 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 :: 6285 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 :: 4688 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 :: 6731 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 :: 7728 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 :: 5214 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 8, 2015
Heroes Housing Heroes to help end veteran homelessness
By News Release @ 3:49 AM :: 6727 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 3, 2015
IHS to Operate Sand Island Homeless Transitional Housing
By News Release @ 3:15 AM :: 6833 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 :: 5568 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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