sewage spill

City faces stiff fine, penalties for massive Ala Moana sewage spill

Always Investigating has learned there’s a looming health department enforcement action that indicates more could have been done and require…

Loretta Sheehan

Newest police commissioner calls out colleagues, urges investigation into chief

In her testimony before the city council, Loretta Sheehan took her commission colleagues to task, saying they haven’t done enough to dig int…

Louis and Katherine Kealoha

Kealohas file motion to dismiss federal prosecutor from grand jury investigation

Attorney Myles Breiner says the prosecutor violated the process by leaking information about the grand jury proceedings.

hawaiian electric heco

Public Utilities Commission denies HECO-NextEra merger in 2-0 vote

The PUC says NextEra didn’t show that the merger was in the public interest, and the benefits it offered were both inadequate and uncertain.

hart rail construction

Honolulu mayor requests rail deadline extension to June 2017

The mayor is now asking the feds to give him until next June, citing uncertainty with elections on the federal, state, and county level.

Louis and Katherine Kealoha

Kealohas file lawsuit, alleging illegal ethics tactics triggered added turmoil

While the suit seeks damages for a range of losses, it also wants the Ethics Commission’s procedures to be corrected, to fix what the Kealoh…

rail parcel

Even if train stops, its path of properties will keep on going

Whether it’s a pause or an end of the line at Middle Street, we’ve learned a big part of the project could keep going: buying up or condemni…

Keith Kaneshiro

Court showdown as Kaneshiro fights federal attempt to compel testimony

On Thursday, Honolulu’s prosecutor took on the federal prosecutor in a federal courtroom with the doors locked behind them.