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Bill to ban commercial activities on Kailua beaches put on hold –– KHON2

"I would have at least expected they would be prepared to talk about their concerns openly in front of the committee today and apparently they are not willing to do that,” said City Councilman Ikaika Anderson. The committee did vote not to move Bill 11 forward. Council member Anderson says he will be seeking input from Windward residents on how to come up with a more

Voters won’t get chance to abolish HART –– KITV

Although more than a dozen residents testified against rail and a lack of transparency by the transit authority, Councilman Ikaika Anderson reminded detractors it was DTS under the Rapid Transit Division that ultimately cost taxpayers $35 million in change order delays. "It was RTD that let contracts prematurely leading to millions of dollars in claims by contractors that we're now currently paying," said Anderson. "It wasn't HART that did that; it was RTD.” more

Bill to ban commercial activity at Kailua Beach advances, with conditions –– Hawaii News Now

Councilman Ikaika Anderson, who represents Kailua, authored the bill after receiving numerous complaints about the proliferation of commercial ventures at Kailua Beach Park. Anderson also wrote Bill 5 which prohibits commercial activity at Kailua Beach Park beginning Saturdays at 1 p.m. until 6 a.m. Mondays. Honolulu Mayor Peter Carlisle signed Bill 5 and it goes into effect July 1, 2012. Bill 11 would extend the prohibition on commercial activity throughout the more

Beach activities ban splits Kailua –– Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Anderson said foot-dragging in coming up with the rules spurred his decision to introduce legislation. He said there is too much abuse of existing laws, including the one that allows commercial entities up to 15 minutes to drop off or pick up customers and equipment at a designated turnaround area. It is also a difficult rule for police to enforce, he said. "In order for a person to be issued a citation, a police officer has to witness a violation." more

Panel advances bill to allow up to $450M in rail loans –– Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The version of the bill approved Monday includes amendments initiated by Councilman Ikaika Anderson that require approval by two-thirds of the Council, instead of the usual majority vote, before any bonds could be issued. It also requires, before such funds could be used, that the FTA commit its share of funding and that HART spell out specifically how it intends to pay back the city before the Council approves the issuance of bonds. Grabauskas told Council members that FTA officials have indicated they can live with the conditions proposed by Anderson but expressed "concerns" about those offered by Koba­ya­shi." more

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