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Waianae’s Community Gym Is Finally On The Mend

Classes in the facility’s upper level have been affected ever since a leak was discovered three years ago.

Man Who Admitted ‘Wonder Blunder’ Concert Scam Wants Plea Change

Marc Hubbard admitted in 2016 that he defrauded the University of Hawaii of $200,000 for a concert he never produced.

Why Opening A Dialysis Center Takes Years Longer In Hawaii

A shortage of outpatient centers forces some chronic kidney disease patients into long hospital stays and late-night treatments.

Honolulu Police Commission Gets New Leadership

Loretta Sheehan was a sharp critic of former chief Louis Kealoha and how the commission handled problems during his tenure.

‘We Are So Far Behind’: Hawaii Legislators Look To Make Schools Safer

After another gun-related massacre on an American campus, lawmakers consider requiring interior door locks and intercom systems.

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State’s Unfunded Liabilities Like A Runaway Train Cory Lum/Civil Beat

State’s Unfunded Liabilities Like A Runaway Train

Hawaii’s public employee and retiree health care benefits needs better financial management.

Progress Made On Improving Hawaii’s ‘Revenue Engine’

Progress Made On Improving Hawaii’s ‘Revenue Engine’

Continuing tax system modernization must remain atop state’s priority list.

Hawaii’s Small Businesses Need Savings Plan Help Craig Gima/AARP Hawaii

Hawaii’s Small Businesses Need Savings Plan Help

Legislation is a first step toward creating a state retirement plan for private-sector employees.

America’s Gun War Requires More Than ‘Thoughts And Prayers’ Susan Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool

America’s Gun War Requires More Than ‘Thoughts And Prayers’

The latest mass shooting shows that mortal citizens are up against greed and false prophets of profit.