Former Civil Beat Staff
Despite concerns over erosion, the city says it would have been a hardship for the Samsung chairman to not have a wall protecting his beachfront property.
New soil samples show levels of arsenic, lead and other chemicals don’t pose a risk to human health, according to Department of Health.
Health Department’s plan to impose a ban last year was thwarted by then-Gov. Neil Abercrombie’s inaction. Now the Legislature is getting into the act.
Honolulu mayor proposes no new taxes or fees in the upcoming fiscal year budget, while reducing capital spending.
Oil prices dropped by half, but Hawaii electricity rates decreased just 18 percent. How is that possible?
Instead, they’re moving to other parts of the island as the city enforces bans on sitting and lying on sidewalks in Waikiki and business districts throughout Oahu.
In his State of the City address, the Honolulu mayor emphasized infrastructure progress while pressing for more money to fund the troubled rail project.