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Caldwell’s, Djou’s paths split on how to pay for rest of rail

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Mayor Kirk Caldwell (left), Charles Djou

    Mayor Kirk Caldwell says he’ll try to convince lawmakers that another extension of the rail tax is the way to go to close a huge budget gap. Charles Djou, meanwhile, wants to reform rail “mismanagement,” create partnerships with private entities on the rail line and pursue other measures to close the gap.

Mayor Kirk Caldwell and his mayoral challenger, Charles Djou, have traveled very different paths since 2005 to get to the same conclusion: Honolulu’s elevated rail line, both of them now say, must be built to Ala Moana Center. Read more

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