City Council

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The Honolulu City Council is expected to pass the strictest ban in the state on single-use plastic products.

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A measure banning single-use plastic and polystyrene products from Oahu restaurants is moving to the full City Council for a final vote after amendments, although some businesses remain opposed to it.

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City lifeguard services would be available sunrise to sunset by July 2021 under a measure headed to Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell's desk.

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A bill banning single-use plastic items on Oahu has been moved back to a City Council committee for more discussion but that’s not stopping business owners from wanting a statewide approach to the issue. 

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More than 100 people packed into the committee room at Honolulu Hale to hear debate and give testimony on proposals to regulate short term rentals.

Casey Harlow

Time is running out for voters in the Honolulu City Council District 4 to cast their ballots in the contentious special election between Trevor Ozawa and Tommy Waters.

Wayne Yoshioka

The Honolulu City Council has agreed to pay $550,000 to a retired police lieutenant who claimed that Police Chief Susan Ballard had tampered with recruits' test scores when she was in charge of the training division.