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Voters Will Decide Whether To Hike Property Taxes To Fund Schools

Even if the proposed constitutional amendment passes in November, it won’t automatically guarantee new money for schools.

This New Military Spending Site Is Floundering

The state launched a website to track defense dollars with the help of a federal grant. But now there’s no one keeping the site updated.

Feds: Honolulu Needs $250 Million More To Complete Rail

Local officials believe their $8.16 billion cost estimate remains sound, despite the shortfall identified in an unreleased draft report.

Letters: Socialism Is Not the Answer

Readers get agitated over criminal justice, rail costs and trailer parks.

For Hawaii Politicians, It Pays To Have Jennifer Sabas On Your Side

Support from the former top aide to the late Sen. Daniel Inouye has been a boon to two prominent candidates in their bids for higher office.

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My Recent Experience With Ohana Air Was (Spoiler Alert) Not Good Cory Lum/Civil Beat

My Recent Experience With Ohana Air Was (Spoiler Alert) Not Good

Having dispatchers in Idaho is just one of the factors causing a frustrating lack of communication between the airline and passengers.

Why Honolulu Rail Will Be A Moot Point Flickr: Jaguar MENA

Why Honolulu Rail Will Be A Moot Point

Automated vehicles are the way of the future.

Tom Yamachika: Bills Transform Like Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Flickr: Docking Bay 93

Tom Yamachika: Bills Transform Like Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

The Hawaii Legislature proposes new drafts to bills with no public notice and allows no testimony.

Lowering The Voting Age Should Be Our Next Great Cause Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lowering The Voting Age Should Be Our Next Great Cause

Issues such as the minimum wage, school safety and sexual harassment require expanding our electorate.