Chad Blair: Media Isn’t Ready To Let Ige Put Missile Alert Behind Him Chad Blair/Civil Beat

The governor wanted to talk about issues and accomplishments. Reporters were waiting with questions about the false alarm.

Government Shutdown Ends As Trump Signs Spending Bill

Government Shutdown Ends As Trump Signs Spending Bill Flickr.com

President Donald Trump signed a bill Monday night ending the government shutdown, capping off a nearly three-day deadlock and reinstating funds until Feb. 8.

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Dozens Of Hawaii’s Mentally Ill May Lose Their Homes

The state looks to stop subsidies to people who already have received them for much longer than the intended two years.

Tad Bartimus: How The Women’s March Changed The World

March founder Teresa Shook sees a straight line from the Women’s March to #MeToo, #TimesUp and more women running for public office.

Hirono: Congress Must Resolve Shutdown Issues Without Trump’s Help

The Hawaii senator says the White House is vacillating, so the solution needs to come from the Capitol building.

Will A Federal Government Shutdown Damage The US Economy?

Withholding pay from a large fraction of the workforce can introduce a significant economic speed bump in the short run.

Governor Knew 2 Minutes After Missile Alert That It Was False

But it took his office 15 minutes to announce the news in a Twitter post, legislators were told Friday.

Community Voices

Hawaii Needs A Plan To ‘Shelter In Place’ Flickr: Ian Weddell

Hawaii Needs A Plan To ‘Shelter In Place’

False alarm aside, we need to talk about how the public is supposed to respond to a real ballistic missile attack.

Tom Yamachika: Will The Legislature Enact Tax Relief? Flickr: Chris Potter

Tom Yamachika: Will The Legislature Enact Tax Relief?

Hawaii lawmakers will have to decide whether to conform to central provisions of the Trump Tax bill.

Helping To Save Hawaii’s Special Places Historic Hawaii Foundation

Helping To Save Hawaii’s Special Places

Add your voice to a forum this month celebrating Asian-American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander heritage.

A Hawaiian National’s Take On The False Missile Threat Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

A Hawaiian National’s Take On The False Missile Threat

Yes, those 38 minutes were terrifying, but so are 125 years of U.S. occupation for Native Hawaiians.