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Column: Despite many hurdles ahead, rail set to start

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The rail’s new Halawa Station near Aloha Stadium was shown during a media tour last week. It is due to open mid-2021 when the rail line’s first half, from East Kapolei to Halawa, starts up.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The rail’s new Halawa Station near Aloha Stadium was shown during a media tour last week. It is due to open mid-2021 when the rail line’s first half, from East Kapolei to Halawa, starts up.

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Andrew Robbins is the outgoing executive director and CEO of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation.

    BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Andrew Robbins is the outgoing executive director and CEO of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation.

Lost in all the recent news about the rail project’s future, and discussions about substantially long delays for project completion and potential budget impacts, is the fact that that the first 10 miles and first nine stations of the rail system, from East Kapolei to Aloha Stadium, will be ready for passenger service next year. Read more

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