Noe Tanigawa
Noe Tanigawa

Honolulu welcomes an expected 300 mayors this week for the 87th U.S. Conference of Mayors.  Eight resolutions at the conference take aim at homelessness and housing affordability. They include one sponsored by Mayor Kirk Caldwell, who presides over one of the worst homeless situations in the country. That crisis is playing out on the streets in Kaka’ako, where major sweeps have been underway. 

Town Square: Mayor Kirk Caldwell

Oct 26, 2016
Kirk Cadwell
Kirk Caldwell

Some think he has the race all sewn up. And while Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell hopes that's true, whoever is declared Mayor on Nov 8 will still have to face the issues voters want fixed. This afternoon on Town Square an open line to Kirk Caldwell.

The Conversation: Monday, June 6th, 2016

Jun 6, 2016

Mayor or Manager for Maui?; Streetlight Cadence; Maui's Changing Demographics; An Original Play on Vivaldi

Maui Mayor or Maui Manager? Mike White

Governor Organizes Homelessness Team

Jul 27, 2015
Wayne Yoshioka

There are more than 13-thousand homeless residents in the state according to the Department of Human Services.   The Governor announced a major effort to address this growing problem.  HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

Honolulu Mayor's State of the City Address

Feb 26, 2014
Jay Parasco, Office of the Mayor

The Mayor of Honolulu delivered his annual State of the City address today…his second since taking office last year.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.    

Wayne Yoshioka

Honolulu’s Mayor is moving to jump-start future development along the planned 20-mile rail transit line.  HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka attended a news conference today and filed this report …