Why Hawaii’s Unlicensed Elder Care Industry Is Out Of Control Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lawmakers have introduced a bill with the backing of the industry and some elderly-rights groups but the measure faces a long road to passage.

Espero Criticizes Plan For Airport Police

Espero Criticizes Plan For Airport Police Cory Lum/Civil Beat

State Sen. Will Espero says the state Department of Transportation is trying to avoid legislative scrutiny and public hearings on a plan to start its own police force by absorbing 59 deputy sheriffs assigned to Honolulu’s airport.

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Hawaii Delegation Splits Its Votes As Government Shutdown Ends

Reopen the government or make a stand for child immigrants? Congressional Democrats reached different conclusions.

Hawaii Education Plan Gets A Green Light From The Feds

The state plan spells out how it intends to comply with the Every Student Succeeds Act.

Here’s What We Pay County Workers — Except For Cops

Our salary database has thousands of new entries, but a legal challenge is holding back Honolulu police officer information.

Mismanagement Could Cost Honolulu Another $10 Million

The city is scrambling to figure out how to make use of empty buildings in Waipahu and Chinatown.

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.

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More On Why The Hawaii Superferry Flopped Flickr: Charlie & Kasie Bennett

More On Why The Hawaii Superferry Flopped

Its route included Pailolo Channel, regarded as the roughest patch of ocean in the islands.

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.