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Legislator to seek face time with FTA


    Workers stood atop one of the rail line pillars that rise above Aiea Cemetery near Aloha Stadium on Wednesday.


    For the second quarter in a row, state tax revenue going toward the rail project fell short of its target, the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation has reported. Meanwhile, construction of the rail line continued Friday along Kamehameha Highway from Aiea toward Aloha Stadium as it nears crossing Aiea Interchange No. 4 next to Aiea Cemetery.

As city and rail leaders prepare to ask state lawmakers for another rail tax extension, one key legislator wants to bring the project’s federal partners to Hawaii to clarify their position on the financially troubled transit project. Read more

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