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Property taxes for rail? Not a good sign

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Rail construction in Kapolei area, near the Makakilo Quarry.

Yes, it was sold as a backstop for all the uncertainty over funding the rail project. Yes, it’s just a preliminary vote. But the 5-4 approval of a bill lifting the ban on using city general funds for rail construction still signifies a reversal of policy — and a slippery slope. Read more

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