Hawaii

After clearing two lawsuits in February, and weathering a contentious mayoral election, the Honolulu light rail project is under construction.
May 14, 2014   Honolulu Civil Beat
As election day approaches in Honolulu, the Hawaiian capital's mayoral race has centered around transit. The incumbent has been pushing light rail, but now the challenger has unveiled a cheaper bus rapid transit system.
Oct 16, 2008   Honolulu Star-Bulletin
An Oahu Transit bus driver was caught playing a Playstation Portable on his route. Reports fail to include which game he was playing- Grand Theft Auto, perhaps?
Oct 3, 2008   KGMB-TV
Officials in Honolulu recently approved a measure that will allow voters to decide whether to build a long-planned $4 billion rail system.
Aug 11, 2008   Honolulu Star-Bulletin
<p>A new condo proposal in a Honolulu neighborhood is 70 feet over the current height limits. Developers say new heights are necessary to make projects pencil out with rising construction costs.</p>
Jul 1, 2008   Honolulu Advertiser
<p>With plans for a $4 billion light rail system, the city of Honolulu is hoping to boost its economy and create more jobs by contracting a number of smaller firms to do the project's work instead of one big firm.</p>
Jun 16, 2008   Honolulu Star-Bulletin
<p>Politicians in Washington D.C. are getting behind Honolulu's plans for a $3.7 billion light rail system, calling it the "most efficient light rail project in the country".</p>
Apr 9, 2008   Great Falls Connection
<p>The costs of Honolulu's planned commuter rail system have been estimated at nearly $4 billion, but that price tag is expected to rise further as the system develops.</p>
Mar 25, 2008   The Boston Globe
<p>This editorial from the <em>Hawaii Reporter</em> argues that plans for transit oriented development are "based in communist and fascist thinking" and that building rail and TOD will be bad for Hawaii's families.</p>
Feb 24, 2008   Hawaii Reporter
<p>The American Institute of Architects has come out against plans to include elevated tracks as part of the layout of Honolulu's proposed light rail system.</p>
Jan 2, 2008   Hawaii Reporter
<p>The 866-passenger Hawaiian Superferry has begun operations despite months of controversy over its environmental consequences. With an environmental impact statement due in 18 months and plenty of opponents, the Superferry is not yet in the clear.</p>
Dec 31, 2007   The New York Times