Ongoing Series { Investigating Hawaii's rising school bus costs.

Taken For A Ride: DOE Hoping Consultant Finds Answers to Bus Woes

Nathan Eagle/Honolulu Civil Beat

Hawaii school officials may get some help meeting a legislative mandate to cut rising bus costs by hiring a consultant to explore sustainable solutions to the state's escalating student transportation troubles.

Enlisting outside support could also shore up the expected loss to the Department of Education due to the departure of Randy Moore, assistant superintendent of facilities and support services.

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