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City Hall changes are promising


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 28, 2012

~~<p>A changing of the guard is in the offing at City Hall, and in the spirit of holiday good cheer we can express the hope that the turnover, both on the Honolulu City Council and in the mayor's office, will become a more collaborative effort than has been typical.</p>
<p>As Mayor-elect Kirk Caldwell prepares to take over the top spot from Peter Carlisle, he is facing a somewhat sunnier fiscal outlook than the current mayor did when he assumed the job in the wake of the global recession. Property values had tanked when Carlisle was tapped in the special election two years ago, and a period of budgetary restraints began.</p>
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A changing of the guard is in the offing at City Hall, and in the spirit of holiday good cheer we can express the hope that the turnover, both on the Honolulu City Council and in the mayor's office, will become a more collaborative effort than has been typical.

As Mayor-elect Kirk Caldwell prepares to take over the top spot from Peter Carlisle, he is facing a somewhat sunnier fiscal outlook than the current mayor did when he assumed the job in the wake of the global recession. Property values had tanked when Carlisle was tapped in the special election two years ago, and a period of budgetary restraints began. Login for more...



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