Ernie Martin

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Homeowners and members of Oahu’s construction industry rallied outside Honolulu Hale Thursday morning to highlight a growing backlog of building permits. The Building Industry Association says months-long delays in the permitting process are harming local businesses, and homeowners. The demonstration was meant as a show of support for City Council Bill 64, which would streamline the permitting process using lessons learned from other cities.

Wayne Yoshioka

The Honolulu City Council is gearing up to clamp down on Monster Homes and Illegal Vacation Rentals.

Wayne Yoshioka

An Independent Political Action Committee is financing a negative campaign against an incumbent Honolulu City Councilwoman.

Wayne Yoshioka

Hawai’i Public Radio hosted a Congressional District One Candidate Forum Sunday Night and asked a political analyst to evaluate the race.