“I remain passionate in my commitment to rail, and fully committed to building the entire 20-mile, 21-station route, from Kapolei to Middle Street to Downtown and to Ala Moana. We need to build this right, the first time, and not ‘kick the can’ down the road to the future.”
In an on-air editorial, Hawaii News Now General Manager Rick Blangiardi shares his support of building the full rail route. “It’s time to take a practical view of the Honolulu rail project instead of the political view,” he says.
Kirk Caldwell expressed his disappointment of Charles Djou withdrawal and subsequent cancellation of a debate planned for Hawaii Public Radio. “Here is someone who is clearly not ready to talk about real issues.”