City and County of Honolulu

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HONOLULU — The number of short-term rental violations issued by the city of Honolulu continues to rise following the implementation of a new ordinance, officials said.

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The Honolulu Rate Commission is considering whether rail fares should be lower or higher than a ride on TheBus. That's along with other issues concerning fares that the advisory committee wants the public to comment on before it makes its final rate recommendations to the City Council and city administration later this year.

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Honolulu officials say the city's bulky item pilot program is beginning to work despite ongoing complaints. And officials are encouraging residents to report illegal dumpers.

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Notification letters have been sent out to 5,000 possible short-term vacation rental operators on Oahu. The letters are informing them they are in violation of new regulations that go into effect next week.

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On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a talk with the Executive Director of the Department of Housing at the City and County of Honolulu about "What Works Cities." A discussion about how the project leveraged data and evidence to effectively tackle pressing challenges with chronic homelessness. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.

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The city Department of Environmental Services is fine-tuning its bulky item pickup pilot program following complaints islandwide that mounds of trash have been collecting on the streets.

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On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a look at the City and County of Honolulu's Oʻahu Resiliency Strategy. Find out what went into the development of the plan, and what actions can be taken to build a more resilient island community.

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Honolulu’s Blaisdell Center is heading for some changes—but not as quickly as city leaders had hoped. Pacific Business News has learned of a legislative speed bump that’s delaying the process.

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Starting Monday, a new pilot program for bulky trash collection takes effect for Honolulu's urban core. City officials say it's an effort to prevent illegal dumping in neighborhoods, and minimize trash on curbs and sidewalks.

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A measure to promote the building of affordable rental units in Honolulu is now a law.

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Barring any action by the City Council, most of Honolulu's top officials will get a 3.5% pay raise this year. The city's Salary Commission agreed on the pay hike for positions ranging from the mayor to the deputy fire and police chiefs. 

City and County of Honolulu

Updated: March 25, 2019, 7:22 p.m.  

Plans to extend the period for public comment on a proposal to renovate Ala Moana Regional Park hit a roadblock tonight. Earlier in the day, the City Council's Parks, Community Services and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee provided an update on the project, and heard testimony from residents, some of whom objected to aspects of the proposal.

Mayor Caldwell's Office

The City and County of Honolulu has reached an agreement in completing a street improvement project that was ordered under a 1997 federal consent decree.