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.

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…

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…

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.

Drunk-driving arrests, court cases decline as new challenges emerge

The first four months of the year have seen fewer people arrested for DUI, and fewer drunk-driving and related cases heading to court.

Kealohas break down mailbox controversy, abuse of power accusations

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A family financial feud and a mailbox caper said by some to be theft, by others to be a frame job, started it all.

Police chief’s attorney: Feds ‘on an expedition’ to indict someone

The attorney for Honolulu’s police chief and his wife is questioning some methods of a federal investigation that started with them as the t…