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Mayor Kirk Caldwell

Honolulu Mayor's Office Flooded With Complaints Over Homeless

www.civilbeat.com | Posted 11.24.2014 | Hawaii

Glossy photos of Honolulu high-rises grace the pages of magazines as state and city officials trumpet the revitalization of areas like Kakaako and Al...

Is Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell Stocking Up For A Showdown?

www.civilbeat.com | Nick Grube | Posted 08.18.2014 | Hawaii

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s first term isn’t up until 2016, but that hasn’t stopped him from padding his campaign reserves. Caldwell repor...

This Governor Loves Him Some Google Goggles

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 07.29.2014 | Hawaii

Voters in Hawaii might reelect a burgeoning Glasshole. Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie seems to understand why people go bonkers for Google Glass. He...

Lying to Legislate

Marcus Landsberg | Posted 09.17.2014 | Hawaii
Marcus Landsberg

Honolulu City Council's Bill 44 includes for its foundation: "Sitting or lying down on the sidewalk is not the intended or customary use of public sidewalks." You don't need to be in Hawaii three weeks to know that's not true.

Honolulu Ethics Commission Complains Of Affronts To Its Independence

www.civilbeat.com | Posted 06.24.2014 | Hawaii

Honolulu’s Ethics Commission, tasked with ferreting out government corruption, hoped to purchase a $600 GPS tracking device last month to investigat...

Honolulu City Hall: Where is the Common Sense and Aloha?

Choon James | Posted 06.02.2014 | Hawaii
Choon James

There are chronic cries for more police services along this 20-mile stretch where police response can take up to forty minutes. In fact, there is a joke amongst locals to call the fire department for emergency as they are always available!

Paradise in Turmoil: Honolulu, Oahu Marches and Rallies Against Massive Developments

Choon James | Posted 05.10.2014 | Hawaii
Choon James

Downtown Honolulu is designated as urban in the Oahu General Plan. However, townies are not about to see every inch of green paved over or what limited ocean or mountain views disappear entirely.

Maggie Q. Makes X-Mas Pardon Plea for Pound Animals

Frank DeGiacomo | Posted 02.22.2014 | Hawaii
Frank DeGiacomo

Maggie Q., star of the TV series Nikita, and Mililani High graduate, has made an appeal on behalf of less fortunate animals set to be killed Christmas Eve Day at the Hawaiian Humane Society pound.

Honolulu Mayor's Disjointed Leadership Could Render Kahuku Golf Course Into Oblivion

Choon James | Posted 01.23.2014 | Hawaii
Choon James

It's tough to figure out Mayor Kirk Caldwell's logic and his fiscal priorities. Honolulu deserves fact-and-merit-based collaboration with its citizenry in order to ensure that everybody wins. It would be a travesty for Oahu if politics will render the Kahuku Municipal Golf Course into oblivion.