Law-Signed
Politics

Law Signed on Wednesday Aims at Streamlining Construction Permits

This Wednesday, a measure that related to permitting construction was signed into law. This bill authorizes the process named Special Assignment Inspections, that will allow the beginning of construction activity during the city review of an application for building permit. The building permit holder and the landowner presume responsibility in case the construction does not […]

Railroad Project
Politics

Railroad Project Is Raising Questions

City taxpayers have paid more than 100 million dollars for rail project change orders. Last June, Legislative Auditors interviewed the city’s purchasing division administrator, Wendy Imamura. She was the one to help draft the original request for the railroad project presentation. Imamura taped the interview, which was later acquired by Hawaii News Now at the […]

Kahala-Mall
Entertainment

Canstruction Moves Their Sculptures to the Kahala Mall

The annual event created with the purpose of spreading awareness and providing meals has been going for 13 years now. In collaboration with Hawaii Foodbank, a team of architects started combining style, thousands of food cans, and architectural design to recreate some of the most charming pop-culture characters. During those 13 years, they brought 394,805 […]