HONOLULU (KHON2) — A big change is coming for Honolulu’s rail project as a new leader is set to take over the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) on Jan. 1, 2021.

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The HART Board of Directors voted to accept the new candidate during a meeting on Thursday, Dec. 17.

A spokesperson from HART says that the new leader is scheduled to take over as interim executive director and CEO on Jan. 1.

The person was accepted by a vote of 8-1. The candidate’s name is not being released.

Andrew Robbins, the current CEO and executive director of HART, has a 3-year employment agreement that expires on Dec. 31, 2020.

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