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HART should pay its own legal fees, councilwoman says

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Mayor Kirk Caldwell and Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation officials say a councilwoman’s resolution opposing funding HART legal fees is premature.

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Sources said the $3.75 million set aside for HART legal expenses is earmarked for attorneys dealing with claims involving contractors. Rail work was proceeding along Kamehameha Highway between Radford Drive and the Arizona Memorial on Friday.

Honolulu Councilwoman Heidi Tsuneyoshi says the agency tasked with building the $9.2 billion East Kapolei-to- Ala Moana Center rail line shouldn’t use additional city taxpayer money to hire a lawyer to deal with three federal subpoenas that are looking into wrongdoing at the agency. Read more

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