"Three times in the last 30 years, Honolulu has tried to come up with a new mass transit system. Three times, it has failed.
...Seven out of 10 people reached ... said a rail rapid transit line should be constructed as a long-term solution to the island's traffic problem. Of those, almost eight in 10 which translates to 55 percent of all survey respondents said they would support a tax increase if it were the only way to build the rail system."
Thanks to Transport Policy Listserv