Honolulu is a special and beautiful city unlike any other. Seeing Hawaii for the first time, here is what famed poet Mark Twain wrote: “no land in all the world has any deep, strong charm for me but that one; no other land could so longingly and beseechingly haunt me sleeping and waking, through half a lifetime, as that one has done. Other things leave me, but it abides; other things change, but it remains the same.”
Honolulu’s greatest gift to its people and to the world is its beauty. We have an enduring responsibility to malama aina – to see to it that while other things in this world may change, the beauty, character and charm of Honolulu should never change.
As you can see by these expert computer renderings produced by the Honolulu Chapter of American Institute of Architecture, rail will mar the natural beauty of our city for decades to come. Ugly also comes with a price tag of $5.27 to $7 billion dollars to Honolulu’s taxpayers.
Ben Cayetano came out of retirement to run for mayor because he wants to preserve a Honolulu whose enduring beauty is worth handing over to our future keiki and to preserve the finances of our hardworking taxpayers. That’s why we need you to pass the word to all your friends on what Honolulu Rail will look like once completed, get involved by volunteering or donating to Ben’s campaign and most importantly,
Please Vote on Saturday, August 11th for Ben.