Hawaii Stands Ready To Challenge Trump’s Promised New Order Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The president said he would rescind his earlier travel ban — now stalled in court — and instead issue another one.

Conversation With Sacha Pfeiffer

TSA Breach At Honolulu Airport Leaves Man Dead

TSA Breach At Honolulu Airport Leaves Man Dead Cory Lum/Civil Beat

A man died in sheriff’s custody after breaching the TSA security checkpoint at the Honolulu International Airport early this morning around 5:48 a.m., KITV reported Saturday. The state DOT said the airport remains open “with no impact on flight operations.”

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Ian Lind: Tightening The Rules For Lobbyists

Lobbyists spent millions trying to influence lawmakers last year.

Deedy Case: Time To Let Go Of A Case That’s Gone Nowhere

The Hawaii Supreme Court should reject the prosecution’s efforts to try Christopher Deedy a third time.

Medical Aid In Dying Bill Stays Alive In Hawaii Senate

The proposal, which didn’t even receive a hearing last year, has cleared one committee and its prospects seem good in a second.

Will Hawaii Restrict Pesticides, Require More Disclosure From Big Ag?

After a federal court shot down the efforts of individual counties, advocates of more regulation have only the Legislature to turn to.

Community Voices

Tom Yamachika: Honolulu Rail Bill Morphs Into A Monster PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Tom Yamachika: Honolulu Rail Bill Morphs Into A Monster

Bailing out the transportation project is one of innumerable proposals in the Legislature to raise taxes. Hold onto your wallet.

Donald Trump Is Not Dangerous — By Himself, That Is Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Donald Trump Is Not Dangerous — By Himself, That Is

The real danger is surrounding the president, whispering like Iago in the ear of this self-inflated reality-show blowhard.

Why I Support Tulsi Gabbard Going To Syria Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Why I Support Tulsi Gabbard Going To Syria

The congresswoman is a brave person willing to take the criticism for challenging U.S. policies that she believes are wrong.

Yes, We Can Build Our Way Out Of The Housing Shortage Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Yes, We Can Build Our Way Out Of The Housing Shortage

Only new vertical construction in urban Honolulu will relieve Oahu’s housing shortage.