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Caldwell holding town hall meetings to discuss Honolulu Hale’s priorities

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COMHonolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell spoke at a news conference Monday at the City & County Emergency Operating Center with Melvin Kaku, director of the Dept. of Emergency Management. Caldwell asked that "people not lighten up" as the threat of Tropical Storm Flossie diminishes.
    BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
    Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell spoke at a news conference Monday at the City & County Emergency Operating Center with Melvin Kaku, director of the Dept. of Emergency Management. Caldwell asked that "people not lighten up" as the threat of Tropical Storm Flossie diminishes.

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell and his cabinet will travel around Oahu for four evening town hall meetings, the first of which is slated for next week.

According to a news release issued today, at each meeting, Caldwell and department directors will detail the mayor’s priorities and outline upcoming road and sewer infrastructure projects, TheBus service improvements, park upkeep and events, and efforts to address homelessness.  

Members of the public are encouraged to participate and make suggestions. 

Each of the town halls are set for 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will be broadcast live on Olelo. 

Here’s the lineup: Oct. 17 at Blaisdell Center, Hawaii Suites (town area); Nov. 13, Waialua High School cafeteria (Waialua, Haleiwa communities); Nov. 19, Kahuku High School cafeteria (Koolauloa community); Dec. 5, Waianae District Park (Waianae, Nanakuli, Maili); and Dec. 10, Kaiser High School cafeteria (East Oahu). 

In addition, Caldwell announced today that he will hold a Twitter Town Hall from noon to 1 p.m. Dec. 9. Participants will be able to tweet questions to @MayorKirkHNL and he will respond to as many as possible.  

This past May, Mayor Caldwell held town hall meetings in the following areas: Aiea/Pearl City, Kaimuki, Wahiawa, Kapolei, Kaneohe, and Kalihi.   

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