A former employee of Ansaldo Honolulu JV claims a lack of safety oversight could result in hazardous conditions and liability.
When belongings are confiscated instead of trashed, Honolulu’s retrieval process is too expensive and cumbersome for many.
Hawaii Gov. David Ige and the EPA praise a new agreement to fix the underground storage tanks, but critics say it’s not enough.
The state Land Use Commission often lacks the power to enforce the conditions that developers agree to.
As the ACLU launches a legal battle against Honolulu’s sweeps of homeless encampments, it points to a Los Angeles case in which that city’s sweeps were ruled unconstitutional.
An assessment of the controversial Honolulu Police Commission is up next for the panel looking at improving the structure of Oahu’s government.
A Sept. 14 letter from HART supplied six pages of detail relative to progress on the rail project, but the mayor’s reply makes it clear he wants more.
Honolulu paid $167,500 to two hikers who said they were brutalized by officers, but its Police Department overruled a finding that excessive force was used.
Honolulu officials shouldn’t have exempted Kyo-ya Hotels & Resorts from a coastal height setback requirement, justices decide.
An amendment to make the city denser and more walkable around planned rail stations might also increase the number of sidewalk cafes.
Citing a lack of “sufficient information,” she denies a request for a temporary restraining order.
Ethics rules require state officials to file mandatory gift disclosure forms every year. That’s not the case for the City and County of Honolulu.
A day after the filing of an ACLU lawsuit to stop the practice, a maintenance crew disassembles and throws away most of what it finds.
ACLU claims Honolulu has violated the constitution in its attempts to keep the homeless on the move.
Hawaii’s largest emergency homeless shelter recently settled a civil rights complaint after it allegedly turned her away. Other disabled people experience similar discrimination when seeking housing.
A letter sent by top HART officials outlines some of the fiscal challenges facing Honolulu’s much beleaguered $6 billion transit project.
A federal lawsuit alleges the officer didn’t follow proper use-of-force protocol for dealing with someone suffering from mental illness.
Enforcement efforts begin to lower the population of a homeless encampment in Kakaako. Meanwhile, residents are asked to provide some personal information in advance of an emergency to help dispatchers send help quicker.
An anonymous complaint raises questions about just how close rail contractors are to one another and whether they can provide effective oversight of one another.