How Hawaii Is Saving Whales From Fishermen And Tourists Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

A joint effort by government scientists and law enforcement officers helps whales coexist with humans in the islands.

New Trump Deportation Rules Allow Far More Expulsions

New Trump Deportation Rules Allow Far More Expulsions Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

The Department of Homeland Security, The New York Times reported Tuesday, released documents putting President Trump’s executive orders on immigration, deportation and border security into policy, “bringing a major shift in the way the agency enforces the nation’s immigration laws.”

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Hawaii Stands Ready To Challenge Trump’s Promised New Order

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

Caldwell Vows ‘Laser-Like’ Focus on Affordable Housing

The Honolulu mayor warns that Oahu could become a “de facto gated community.”

Bipartisan Support For VA Chief, But Can He Help Hawaii Vets?

Sen. Hirono addressed island veterans’ issues with David Shulkin during his confirmation hearing. The Senate approved him unanimously.

Police Chief Orders Full Review Of Toddler Assault Case

A criminal case may be reopened in the assault of Peyton Valiente at an Ewa Beach day care operated by a police officer’s wife.

Pod Squad: Hawaii’s GOP Legislators Still Have Something to Say

Pod Squad: Hawaii’s GOP Legislators Still Have Something to Say

Their numbers are dwindling, but they are pushing housing and taxation proposals, says House Minority Leader Beth Fukumoto.

Pod Squad: Meet OHA’s Newest Trustee Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Meet OHA’s Newest Trustee

Kelii Akina heads the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii and was elected to the OHA board in November.

Pod Squad: Defending Women’s Rights As Trump Takes Over

Pod Squad: Defending Women’s Rights As Trump Takes Over

Hawaii leaders explain why they and others are taking part in post-inauguration marches in Washington and elsewhere.

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.

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The Health Risks Of Depleted Uranium In Hawaii Wikimedia Commons/Lance Cpl. Aaron Patterson

The Health Risks Of Depleted Uranium In Hawaii

We strongly urge that studies of excess relative risk from DU exposure be carried out.

State Needs To Step Up On Tax Reform Fotali

State Needs To Step Up On Tax Reform

Reducing taxes on low-income earners makes good tax and economic sense.

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.