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State Senator Inouye Wants Honolulu Rail to End at Ala Moana

Cory Lum
Civil Beat

State Senator Lorraine Inouye, the vice-chair of the Senate Transportation Committee, has long been involved in the rail project—dating back to Governor Linda Lingle’s administration.

She was involved in the plan to help fund the project through a general excise tax increase and also believes it was a mistake to cancel the private-public partnership deal. She joined The Conversation to explain her position to finish the route to Ala Moana.

Click here to read more from supporters and critics of the rail project.

This story aired on The Conversation on June 2, 2021.

Catherine Cruz is the host of The Conversation. Originally from Guam, she spent more than 30 years at KITV, covering beats from government to education. Contact her at ccruz@hawaiipublicradio.org.
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