Inside Honolulu

Anti-Rail Group Labels Itself ‘Environmental’ In Cayetano Endorsement

·By civilbeat

A new ad-hoc group calling itself the Hawaii Environmental Coalition on Wednesday announced its endorsement of Ben Cayetano for mayor. From the press release:

Ben Cayetano has clearly understood that the Honolulu Rail project and the subdividing of Oahu’s best farmland would destroy a large part of O’ahu as we know it. He stepped forward as plaintiff in the Federal NEPA/FTA lawsuit against the Rail. He testified against the urban designation of the Ewa farmlands. He spoke up against the visual, agricultural, fiscal and cultural harm of the Rail. Not finding someone else to run for