The Bishop Museum lost $2.2 million in Federal Funding this year, and then turned around and cut 13 jobs right away.
The national retail discounter T.J. Maxx is set to open 3 stores on Oahu in May. T.J. Maxx is very similar to Ross Dress for Less.
According to the Federal Transportation Administration (FDA), a key approval has finally been granted that will allow the city to immediately begin up to $184.7 million in construction and other activities on the city’s rail project.
The Postal Service has issued a new 32-cent stamp featuring aloha shirts in five designs today. Gov. Neil Abercrombie and Postal Service Honolulu District Manager Frank Santos will officially dedicate the stamps at 2:30 p.m. at the Honolulu Airport Post Office. Two of the five classic shirts depicted in the stamp art showcase surfers and […]
The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands and the city of Honolulu are planning a land swap worth an estimated $30 million that will provide the city with a site for a rail maintenance facility in Waipahu. In exchange for the land, the city of Honolulu will provide two parcels to Hawaiian Home Lands that total […]
The Hawaii Rail Contract has finally been signed. After months and months of stalling, and several years of trying to push the bill through properly (we don’t want another Superferry situation on our hands, Ansaldo Honolulu JV signed a $1.4 billion contract with the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation for 80 rail cars on Monday. […]
As if the prices of every single thing in Hawaii were not already high enough, now we are going to have to pay even more for our water use. The Hawaii Board of Water Supply has officially approved a 70 percent increase in water rates that will take place through the next five fiscal years. […]
The largest contract to ever be awarded in the history of Honolulu has been put off yet again. The $1.4 billion rail deal is being pushed back to allow time to gather more information about the financial stability of rail company Ansaldo Honolulu JV and determine whether problems at Ansaldo’s troubled parent company could affect […]