The Reality Of Rail

HART announces tentative settlement with contractor over costly delays

Blistering audit blames political rush to construction for ballooning rail costs

4th Honolulu rail train being transported to Rail Operations Center in Waipahu

All aboard: HART invites public to explore rail cars

In less than a month, the city needs to find $44M for rail

Kamehameha Highway in Pearl City will soon go back to 3 lanes each way

Continued Coverage

  In response to stern warning from feds on rail, Caldwell tells council this isn’t the ‘time to play’

Honolulu rail authority files condemnation suit against Kakaako business

Large delivery for Honolulu’s rail project unloaded at Honolulu Harbor

Honolulu rail project’s price tag grows to $8.3B

Energized tracks are the latest accomplishment for Honolulu’s rail

Nearly $6K in tools reported stolen from rail construction site

Mayor asks for $64M to buy land for transit center, housing project near Ala Moana

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell is asking for $64 million build a massive housing and bus transit center near Ala Moana Center.

Former prosecutor, judge selected to lead rail investigation

The state Legislative Auditor has hired former prosecutor and state judge Randal Lee to head the $200,000 rail audit.

Honolulu rail construction to impact traffic near Pearl Harbor sites

Construction on the Honolulu rail project is moving through the Pearl Harbor area, which means road closures will be in place.

Company that designed collapsed Florida bridge also helped design Honolulu rail

The same company that designed the pedestrian bridge that collapsed in Florida last week also helped design the Honolulu rail line, Hawaii News Now has learned.

Rail inches closer to completion as vital operating system is activated

The airport phase of the rail project is underway

One ‘no’ vote temporarily derails HART deal with HECO over power lines

Rail officials still don’t know how to get the route to UH Manoa

Kaka’ako land dispute could push rail project even further over budget

Rail group settles on Hawaiian names for 9 rail stations

  Rail expansion to Manoa, Waikiki impossible — at least on current route

The Ala Moana station for Honolulu's rail line will be built on Kona Street between Piikoi and Konaiki streets.

It’s coming: Rail work kicks off airport leg

The joint venture Shimmick, Traylor and Granite is being paid $875 million to build Phase 3 of the 20-mile Honolulu rail line.

State makes its 4 picks for HART board appointees

State leaders were tasked with appointing a total of four non-voting members to the HART board in the interest of accountability and transparency.

In successful test, city rail cars reach 40 mph on its own power

One of the city's four-car rail trains reached 40 miles per hour in a speed test Wednesday. And officials are optimistic that it will be able to soon reach its top speed.

Council committees give rail recovery plan OK, but questions remain

The recovery plan for the embattled rail project was approved Tuesday by the Honolulu City Council's budget and transportation committees.

Here’s the latest price tag for Oahu’s rail project

The Honolulu rail authority says the cost of the rail system is now at $9 billion.

Concern grows after construction workers unearth 2 sets of iwi

Construction workers have unearthed two sets of human remains at the rail projects Pearlridge station.