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Money train

Details on financing Oahu's rail transit operations remain fuzzy but talk of making a tax surcharge permanent is increasing

By Marcel Honoré

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 06, 2014

~~<p>Construction on Oahu's public rail transit project is moving ahead full speed &mdash; but a clear, detailed plan to cover the added costs once the rail line is up and running hasn't yet been made public.</p>
<p>What is clear is that discussions on how to cover those costs are underway now, and often behind closed doors. But the lack of specifics has the Honolulu City Council's budget chairwoman concerned.</p>
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Construction on Oahu's public rail transit project is moving ahead full speed — but a clear, detailed plan to cover the added costs once the rail line is up and running hasn't yet been made public.

What is clear is that discussions on how to cover those costs are underway now, and often behind closed doors. But the lack of specifics has the Honolulu City Council's budget chairwoman concerned. Login for more...



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