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Dial back borrowing for road repairs


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 31, 2013

~~<p>The roads in Hawaii, where it's high season for driving all year round, show the scars of their overuse. On Oahu, where 80 percent of the people live and most of the visitors stay for at least part of the time, the streets and highways are especially pockmarked, the drivers either swerving to avoid a car-damaging jolt or enduring the bumpy ride.</p>
<p>Mayor Kirk Caldwell has made fixing the roads, and putting them on a more sustainable schedule of repair and maintenance, a big part of his inaugural agenda at Honolulu Hale.</p>
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The roads in Hawaii, where it's high season for driving all year round, show the scars of their overuse. On Oahu, where 80 percent of the people live and most of the visitors stay for at least part of the time, the streets and highways are especially pockmarked, the drivers either swerving to avoid a car-damaging jolt or enduring the bumpy ride.

Mayor Kirk Caldwell has made fixing the roads, and putting them on a more sustainable schedule of repair and maintenance, a big part of his inaugural agenda at Honolulu Hale. Login for more...



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