Controversial Pesticide Remains Unregulated In Hawaii Flickr.com

The chemical dicamba appears to have caused widespread crop damage on the mainland but in Hawaii you can’t even find out whether it’s being used or where.

McCain Won’t Back Latest Obamacare Repeal

McCain Won’t Back Latest Obamacare Repeal

Sen. John McCain announced in a statement that he cannot “in good conscience” vote for the GOP’s latest plan to overhaul Obamacare, CNN reported Friday, “likely ending Republicans’ latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.”

Kim Jong Un Retaliates In Surreal War Of Words

Kim Jong Un Retaliates In Surreal War Of Words

Responding directly for the first time to President Trump’s threat at the United Nations to destroy his country, Kim Jong Un called Trump a “mentally deranged U.S. dotard.” Another response could take the form of a hydrogen bomb blast, suggested North Korea’s foreign minister.

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Federal Government Notifies 21 States Of Election Hacking Attempts

UPDATED: Hawaii is not among the states that were targeted.

Health Beat: The Tricks Drugmakers Use To Keep Prices High

Transferring a soon-to-expire pharmaceutical patent to an Indian tribe is only the latest strategy used to thwart development of cheaper generic drugs.

Kin Of Fallen Japanese Soldiers Pay Respects At Pearl Harbor

“We used to be the enemy, but now are the closest of friends,” says one of about three dozen visitors.

Man Who Disrupted Hawaii Flight Found Mentally Competent To Stand Trial

UPDATED: After objections from the news media, his defense attorney withdraws a motion to close the hearing to the public.

How Some Hawaii Officials’ Paychecks Compare To The Mainland

Some of the islands’ top public employees stack up well, even with our high cost of living. Others, not so much.

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Rail, Faux Democracy And Real Leadership Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Rail, Faux Democracy And Real Leadership

What’s needed is a special session of the Hawaii Legislature to deal with homelessness and affordable housing.

How The Manu-o-Ku Became Honolulu’s Top Bird Keith Rollman

How The Manu-o-Ku Became Honolulu’s Top Bird

It is the only white bird in the skies above the city that actually appears to enjoy flying.

An Impatient Millennial Eats Crow, And Other Matters Cory Lum/Civil Beat

An Impatient Millennial Eats Crow, And Other Matters

To the author’s surprise, the Public Utilities Commission accepted Hawaiian Electric’s recent power supply improvement plan.

Save Our Limu: Uncle Henry’s Legacy Is Threatened Kuaaina Ulu Auamo

Save Our Limu: Uncle Henry’s Legacy Is Threatened

His fight to protect limu and the Ewa shore from the effects of development continues in Circuit Court.