Under the $1.55 billion full funding grant agreement signed between the city, the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation and the Federal Transit Administration on Dec. 19, 2012, Honolulu must build an elevated rail line that's 20 miles long, features 21 stations and has 80 rail cars. In addition, the rail line must open to the public by the revenue service date of Jan. 31, 2020.
KITV-TV, Wed, Jan 28 2015 @ 01:33 AM
That's part of the deal the city struck to get the 1-point-55 BILLION dollars from the feds. KITV4's Andrew Pereira joins us with the story, all new at 6. Andrew? Yunji, Paula, the city has very little wiggle room when it comes to the number of rail stations it must build and how long the elevated rail line must travel.
KITV-TV, Wed, Jan 28 2015 @ 12:25 AM
The Nordstrom department store at Ala Moana Center is seen in this photo depicting a rendering of the ONE Ala Moana luxury condominium project, recently completed construction atop the parking garage next to Nordstrom. Two penthouse units are on the market for a combined $22.3 million.
Business Journal, Tue, Jan 27 2015 @ 11:01 PM
Charlee Malott, Florence Puana and Gerald Puana waiting for the trail to start. They are in State Circuit Court with Judge Virginia L. Crandall presiding.
The Honolulu Advertiser, Tue, Jan 27 2015 @ 09:06 PM
Merto, a former Wedding Cafe employee and David's Bridal manager, says she hopes to provide a savvy and modern alternative for brides who want to stand out in a crowd. "The types of styles that you normally find at other bridal shops in Hawaii are very traditional," she said.
Business Journal, Tue, Jan 27 2015 @ 12:14 PM
Without an extension the city would have to raise real property taxes by about 30 to 40 percent to finish the largest public works project in Hawaii's history and operate it, Mayor Kirk Caldwell told members of the Senate Ways and Means and House Finance committees. ~~ Extending the rail tax isneeded right now to keep Oahu's cash-strapped rail project out of serious jeopardy, Honolulu's mayor told a panel of state lawmakers Monday - part of his pitch to persuade them to lift the tax's sunset during this legislative session.
The Honolulu Advertiser, Tue, Jan 27 2015 @ 06:28 AM
That extra half-percent goes to rail and we were supposed to stop having to pay for it at the end of 2022, but the Honolulu mayor says that can't happen. Rallying for more Rail taxes... The mayor makes his pitch... Good evening I'm Kenny Choi.
KITV-TV, Tue, Jan 27 2015 @ 03:22 AM