Carlisle was the third place vote-getter in the Saturday primary. This means former Gov. Ben Cayetano and former Honolulu Managing Director Kirk Caldwell will be moving on to the Nov. 6 General Election.
But why did Carlisle, who already beat Caldwell once in a mayoral race, lose this time?
I tried to answer that question today. Check out the story here. …
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Funds For Albizia, Rapid Ohia
The Big Island’s fights against rapid ohia death and the spread of invasive albizia trees will get major of funding in the coming fiscal year.
Chinese Visitor Dies On Maui
The death occurred Wednesday after an accident at popular hiking trail Twin Falls in Haiku on Maui.
Virgin Launches HNL-LAX Flights
Virgin America, recently acquired by Alaska Air, expanded its Honolulu service Thursday with daily flights to and from Los Angeles. Virgin will add flights between LAX and Kahului-Maui in June.
The House and Senate also killed bills to let psychologists prescribe drugs and fund a new jail on Oahu, but did hand water permits to A&B on Maui.