The Honolulu City Council is weighing extending the general excise tax surcharge by five more years to raise $1.5 billion more for rail. But what else could all that money pay for?
On the south shore of Oahu, distracted driving was responsible for many pedestrian deaths.
Councilman Trevor Ozawa’s bill would require two Council hearings before any bike lane could be installed.
An assessment of the controversial Honolulu Police Commission is up next for the panel looking at improving the structure of Oahu’s government.
BikeShare Hawaii showed off options for bringing two-wheelers to the masses. Hot-button energy issues were the focus of a high-profile conference. And the Supreme Court held a TMT hearing. But what the world knew about the islands this week was that a sewage spill closed Waikiki beaches.
Some projects were never built, resulting in a loss of federal funds. The lack of adequate financial tracking between departments is cited.
Organizers of an ambitious effort starting in downtown Honolulu eventually hope to have about 2,000 bikes across 200 stations.
The King Street protected lane is a great start. But the city needs to work quickly to beef up its bike-friendly projects.
It makes economic sense for people to give up cars in exchange for bicycles and the city’s growing transit ecosystem.
People hit the surf, a new bike lane opened and police and mental hospital management faced review.
Mayor marks completion of work that was months behind schedule and millions of dollars over budget.