City rail audit won't look for fraud?
Hawaii misses the bitcoin boom
Grassroot Institute testifies at rail hearing
Audit the rail: An idea that’s catching on
No need for special session this summer
Why Hawaii isn't rich like Texas
'Special audit possibly coming down the line'
'Audit the rail' push seeing some results
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This week, the Honolulu City Council Budget Committee approved a widely supported resolution to conduct an “economy and efficiency” audit of the city’s over-budget and behind-schedule rail project, but it didn’t go far enough. That’s because, if approved by the...
This past February, Hawaii bitcoin customers learned that they would no longer be able to buy the digital currency from Hawaii banks. Since then, the price of bitcoin has catapulted to over $4,000 per bitcoin, up from $1,000 in February, which may have cost many...
Keli’i Akina, CEO and president of the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii, testified at an informational briefing held at the Hawaii Legislature on Monday.
Over the summer, we’ve seen respected voices across the state join the chorus to audit the rail.
The immediate cash flow problems of Honolulu’s rail project have been solved for the most part by the Honolulu City Council, which means there is no need for a special session at the Legislature.
There is a big difference between living in a state with rich people and living in a rich state.
News Update: Honolulu City Council Chair Ron Menor, on Thursday, Aug. 10, through his legislative aide, Mark Watanabe, said he referred Councilmember Trevor Ozawa's Resolution 17-199 to the Council's Budget Committee because of rail's fiscal implications for the...
Trevor Ozawa, Honolulu City Councilmember, has introduced a resolution calling for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) to conduct an “economy and efficiency audit,” in order to determine “the causes for the cost overruns for the Honolulu high-capacity transit corridor project.”
Peggy Grande will speak on Maui on Saturday, August 5, 2017.
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