June 15, 2016

RAIL GETS WORSE: KHON2 has the story

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Yesterday, KHON’s Gina Mangieri covered a story detailing HART’s request to borrow a minimum of $20 million more for rail, this time on the city’s credit. You may recall former Mayor Peter Carlisle saying that this money wouldn’t be needed “unless the moon fell into the ocean.”  Yet another burden that the taxpayers of Honolulu simply can’t afford. UPDATE: After KHON’s story …

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June 14, 2016

BREAKING NEWS: Caldwell Under Fire On Ethics Issues

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Today’s Civil Beat article, “How Caldwell Has Undermined The Honolulu Ethics Commission” is a must-read. The article details several serious and substantial accusations that Caldwell’s administration actively interfered with ongoing investigations, questions on severe budget slashing of the Ethics Commission after an investigation into the financing of Caldwell’s inauguration party, the attempted silencing of the commission in the press, and the refusal …

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June 9, 2016

Press Conference on Rail

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Did you see the headline is today’s paper?  Runaway Train.  In two-words, this neatly summarizes the lack of trust at City Hall and the serious problem our community faces with rail. Let’s get this back on track.  We need to firmly state that we will only spend the money our community can afford on this system, not the unlimited blank …

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June 9, 2016

Ben Cayetano Endorses Charles Djou

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This morning Charles Djou will announce his candidacy for mayor. I support him and I urge you to support him for the following reasons: The Mayor’s office is non-partisan; Djou is honest and trustworthy; He is experienced: 7 years as a city councilman, 4 years as a legislator and one year as a us congressman; He is a Lt. Colonel …

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June 9, 2016

Djou Reacts to HART Board Announcing More Cost Increases for Rail

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Djou Reacts to HART Board Announcing More Cost Increases for Rail Honolulu, HI – Congressman Charles K. Djou, candidate for Mayor of Honolulu, reacted to the HART Board meeting this afternoon. Today the HART Board and Executive Team stated that the rail project is now even more over-budget than projected just a few weeks ago.  The Federal Transit Administration is …

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June 8, 2016

Lt. Gov. Aiona Endorses Djou for Mayor

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Honolulu, HI – The Djou for Mayor campaign is pleased to announce that Former Lt. Gov. James “Duke” Aiona has endorsed Charles K. Djou to become Mayor of Honolulu. “I seriously considered running for mayor to bring real leadership to the City that has been missing with Kirk Caldwell.  Under Caldwell, the rail budget has exploded, homelessness is out of …

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June 6, 2016

Campaign Announcement

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I am writing to let you know that I have decided to run for Mayor of Honolulu.  Like you, I am concerned that our politicians say one thing and do another; making promises they have no intention of keeping.  Rail is a perfect example of how government favors special interests over the people.  Time and again, our current Mayor has …

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June 5, 2016

Why I plan to vote for my husband, Charles Djou

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As you are deciding who to vote for in this mayoral election, I thought I’d share with you how I see my husband. He’s humble.  He’s the guy that washes the dishes at every Sunday dinner with my extended family. He’s principled. He can’t be bought.  He’ll never vote based on a relationship or campaign donation. If you support Charles, …

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