The Beat

One Dissenter at HART Meeting, That’s It

·By civilbeat

The only person to speak out against the rail project during the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation meeting was local author Tom Coffman.

Inside Honolulu reports:

Coffman has been an ardent opponent of the project, and has appeared at various functions with former Gov. Ben Cayetano, who is running for Honolulu mayor. Cayetano is running to kill the $5.26 billion project.

Many of Coffman’s criticisms dealt with HART and the city moving too fast and pushing too hard to keep the rail project moving forward. He also brought up the recent Hawaii Supreme Court ruling