For Tuesday, March 1, 2011
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Mar 1, 2011
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser strives to make its news report fair and accurate. If you have a question or comment about news coverage, call Ed Lynch, managing editor/news, at 529-4758.
» City officials have never said they would use general fund revenues to pay for Honolulu's rail transit project since doing so would violate a city ordinance. President Barack Obama's $250 million fiscal 2012 budget request for the project is only one of several federal appropriations the city is seeking. A Page B1 article Sunday incorrectly reported that the city would use general fund revenues, and it implied that only $250 million of the $1.55 billion total federal funds sought will be budgeted for the project. Also, City Councilwoman Ann Kobayashi said the city has "already spent $120 million" in the transit fund, not $120,000 as she was misquoted as saying. And the Federal Transit Administration must approve the city's financial plan. The story gave an incorrect name for the agency.
» Tickets for the English Beat concert at 7 p.m. Sunday at SoHo Mixed Media Bar are $30, $60 VIP and $25 in advance, for those 18 and over, at groovetickets.com. The band also will play Hard Rock Cafe Maui at 6 p.m. Saturday, with $32 tickets for those 21 and over. A listing on Page 35 in Friday's TGIF section mixed the details from the two shows.