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Federal support for rail appears stronger (Mass Transit)
Honolulu city and rail leaders are in Washington, D.C., this week to discuss the latest on the island's 20-mile transit project with lawmakers and transportation officials. View Full Story
Thursday, April 10, 2014 Honolulu Star Advertiser
NerdWallet: Kapolei named best place to own a home in Hawaii (Economy)
Kapolei is the best place to own a home in Hawaii, at least, that’s what a report from the consumer finance website NerdWallet.com says. View Full Story
Tuesday, April 08, 2014 Pacific Business News
Omidyar's Ulupono Initiative on the move — to a new office in Downtown Honolulu (Construction Industry)
Ulupono Initiative, eBay founder Pierre Omidyar’s for-profit impact investment firm, is on the move — to a new office within Downtown Honolulu to accommodate its growth. View Full Story
Friday, April 04, 2014 Pacific Business News
Judge rules in favor of TMT project (Thirty Meter Telescope)
Third Circuit Court Judge Greg Nakamura ruled in favor of the Thirty Meter Telescope project Wednesday. View Full Story
Thursday, April 03, 2014 West Hawaii Today
Low-income apartment tower in Kakaako opening soon (Construction Industry)
A new low-income affordable rental apartment tower in Kakaako called Halekauwila Place is expected to welcome its first residents April 14, becoming the newest place to live in Honolulu's urban core. View Full Story
Tuesday, April 01, 2014 Honolulu Star Advertiser
Construction trade unions, contractors head to bargaining table (Construction Industry)
For the first time in a generation, all four Hawaii construction labor unions that are part of the Hawaii Construction Alliance will be at the bargaining table with general contractors to discuss a new contract this year, as the expiration date of its current agreement approaches. View Full Story
Thursday, March 13, 2014 Pacific Business News
Governor funds Big Island building projects (Construction Industry)
Two Big Island renovation projects received funding to proceed from the state Wednesday, when Gov. Neil Abercrombie released a total of $64.7 million for capital improvement projects across the state. View Full Story
Thursday, March 13, 2014 Hawaii Tribune Herald
Ledcor Construction completes $50M renovation of The Westin Maui Resort & Spa (Construction Industry)
Ledcor Construction Hawaii has recently completed a $50 million renovation of The Westin Maui Resort & Spa in Kaanapali, one of the largest hotels on Maui, the president of the San Diego-based construction firm told PBN. View Full Story
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Pacific Business News
Hawaii contractors concerned about lack of construction workers on Oahu (Construction Industry)
The heads of some of the largest general contractors in Hawaii are concerned that the amount of construction work that’s on tap for the next few years, such as the scores of Kakaako condominium high-rises and retail and tourism industry projects, will lead to a worker shortage on Oahu. View Full Story
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 Pacific Business News
Support the Thirty Meter Telescope? (Thirty Meter Telescope)
The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) proposed for construction on Mauna Kea is something the people of Hawaii should support. It would keep the astronomical facilities in Hawaii at the forefront of research capabilities for decades to come. View Full Story
Monday, March 10, 2014 Honolulu Star Advertiser
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