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Rail’s little secret: Standing room only

January 19th, 2012 · 23 Comments

I’m sure lots of people picture themselves riding Honolulu’s rail system, coasting on those elevated tracks above the traffic snarl below, while catching up with reading or getting a little work done on a laptop during the commute into downtown Honolulu from the west side. Well, a story by Mark Abramson in the current issue […]

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Tags: Economics · Politics

Bill would make public employment a zone of secrecy

January 19th, 2012 · 4 Comments

And away we go!! The 2012 session of the Hawaii State Legislature started yesterday, and tomorrow morning the first bill that would hammer away at the public’s right to know will have a public hearing before the House Committee on Labor & Public Employment. The hearing is scheduled for 10:05 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in […]

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Tags: Labor · Politics · Sunshine