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Waiting a bit longer for court decision could save more money in the long run

By Walter Heen, Cliff Slater and Randall Roth

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 15, 2013

~~<p>Construction on the rail project came to an abrupt halt 13 months ago when the state Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the city had violated state law by starting construction before completing the archeological survey.</p>
<p>The resulting 13-month delay cost Honolulu taxpayers $38 million, according to Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) executive director, Dan Grabauskas.</p>
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Construction on the rail project came to an abrupt halt 13 months ago when the state Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the city had violated state law by starting construction before completing the archeological survey.

The resulting 13-month delay cost Honolulu taxpayers $38 million, according to Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) executive director, Dan Grabauskas. Login for more...



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