Honolulu Rail Transit Funding

Wayne Yoshioka

The legislature’s Honolulu rail funding bill was signed into law today. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports. 

A Divided Legislature Over Honolulu Rail Funding

Aug 31, 2017
Wayne Yoshioka

Senate Bill 4 is nearing final passage during this week’s Special Legislative Session.   But funding Honolulu’s Rail Transit Project caused some clashes between lawmakers.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.    

Wayne Yoshioka

State Lawmakers are advancing the Honolulu rail transit funding measure this week during a special legislative session. But, as HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports, there are deep divisions in the Senate Chamber.

Wayne Yoshioka

State lawmakers started their Special Session today to focus on funding for Honolulu’s cash-strapped rail project. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports. 

Wayne Yoshioka

The State Legislature unveiled a proposal to rescue the cash-strapped Honolulu rail project today.  HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

Legislature Adjourns Without a Rail Funding Solution

May 5, 2017
Wayne Yoshioka

State lawmakers adjourned today ending a contentious session with no solution on how to fund Honolulu’s rail transit project.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.    

Senate President Ron Kouchi told the 25-member body that their   proposed bill to extend the half-a-percentage General Excise Tax surcharge to fund Honolulu’s Rail Transit Project was rejected by the House of Representatives.