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State pursues new airport security deal with deputy sheriffs

Updated on  June 20, 2017 at 11:57 pm
State transportation leaders say they want deputy sheriffs to keep working at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport — but that they’ll need to reach a new deal with public safety officials in the next six months to accomplish that. Read More

Summit continues Hokule‘a’s mission

Updated on  June 20, 2017 at 12:03 am
The Hokule‘a’s Malama Honua voyage on water has ended, but organizers look to continue the mission on land starting with a three-day summit and festival at the Hawai‘i Convention Center that concludes today. Read More

Warm welcome: Hokule‘a comes home

Updated on  June 18, 2017 at 1:11 am
Thousands of spectators gathered at Magic Island on Saturday to cheer the Hokule‘a and its safe return to Hawaiian waters, after the traditional sailing canoe wrapped up the longest and most ambitious voyage of its 42-year history. Read More

Securing a legacy: Hokule‘a unites cultures

Updated on  June 18, 2017 at 12:38 am
After circumnavigating the globe on a mission to spread aloha, one last critical mile remained. Read More

Sharing of traffic center sparks rail discussion

Updated on  June 16, 2017 at 10:22 pm
Honolulu’s mayor used a tour of the island’s future traffic operations center, a city-funded facility that will house state agencies, to push for state leadership to help rescue the city’s massively over-budget rail transit project. Read More

Bus, bikes, shuttles suggested for those greeting Hokule‘a

Updated on  June 15, 2017 at 10:13 pm
Officials estimate as many as 50,000 people will descend on Magic Island on Saturday to welcome the voyaging canoe Hokule‘a back to Oahu, and with on-site parking limited they recommend TheBus, shuttles and bicycles as alternative transportation. Read More

Hokule‘a crews spread message via video chats, email and tours

Updated on  June 10, 2017 at 5:33 pm
In faraway ports, navigators teach local children and onlookers the basics of navigating a Polynesian sailing canoe. Read More

Hokule‘a’s voyage aims to rally support around the globe

Updated on  June 10, 2017 at 7:28 pm
The monumental journey focused on the protection of marine resources and the preservation of cultures. Read More

Leg 6: Budding crew leaders take the helm as they head home

Updated on  June 9, 2017 at 7:14 pm
During the last segment, organizers didn’t know if the Hokule‘a would be allowed through the Panana Canal. Read More

Rail work continues with tests for station at airport

Updated on  June 10, 2017 at 7:37 pm
Even amid all of rail’s financial uncertainty, project officials are touting the work that continues to proceed farther east toward town. Read More

Council OKs bonds to keep rail work running

Updated on  June 8, 2017 at 10:23 am
Construction of Honolulu’s beleaguered rail project likely will proceed past January, now that it’s squeaked out a sixth, pivotal City Council vote required to float bonds and help keep the work on track. Read More

City Council OKs bond funding to keep rail moving

Updated on  June 7, 2017 at 4:02 pm
Honolulu’s beleaguered rail project squeaked out the sixth, pivotal City Council vote today required to float bonds that transit officials say they need to keep construction going past January. Read More

Rail officials in bind over blood bank

Updated on  May 27, 2017 at 11:11 am
Rail officials this week struggled to explain why they filed an eminent domain lawsuit against the island’s lone blood supplier but then told city leaders the next day that they didn’t have an update on the matter. Read More