By Gordon Y.K. Pang firstname.lastname@example.org Posted on December 7, 2016
A Federal Transit Administration has agreed to give the city until April 30 to submit a financial recovery plan for its increasingly expensive rail project, allowing Mayor Kirk Caldwell, the Honolulu City Council and the Honolulu Authority for Rail Transportation an additional five months to convince state lawmakers to extend the 0.5 percent general excise tax surcharge on Oahu that they say is necessary to complete the project.
By Dan Nakaso email@example.com on December 7, 2016
By Dan Nakaso firstname.lastname@example.org Posted on December 7, 2016
Updated on December 7, 2016 at 11:24 am
Ten Army Air Corps veterans who survived the Japanese attack on Hickam Field and Wheeler Army Airfield 75 years ago today were honored at Hickam while a much larger ceremony took place next door at Pearl Harbor.
By David Montero Los Angeles Times on December 6, 2016
By David Montero Los Angeles Times Posted on December 6, 2016
Updated on December 7, 2016 at 6:24 am
He walked slowly, an entourage of help ensuring he didn’t slip. People in the bar clapped as he moved past. Then Lauren Bruner gave up his cane and settled at a table against the wall where his picture had been hanging for years.
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, whose last command included oversight of the Guantanamo Bay detention center, to run the Department of Homeland Security, people close to the transition team said today.
Time magazine today named Donald Trump its Person of the Year, bestowing what the president-elect called an “honor” even as he derided the idea that he’ll lead “the Divided States of America.”
Experts and advocates are urging Congress to improve conditions for hundreds of foreign fishermen working in Hawaii’s commercial fleet, following an Associated Press investigation that found the men have been confined to vessels for years without basic labor protections.