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Chad Blair: A Kids Museum Struggles Amidst Homeless Squalor

But Loretta Yajima of the Hawaii Children’s Discovery Center in Kakaako will not be deterred from fulfilling its mission.

‘Red Flag’ Gun Laws Considered By Hawaii, Other States

Only a few states currently let courts take guns from people deemed a threat at the request of family members or police.

Victims Say $80M Kamehameha Schools Settlement Not Just About Money

At a Friday press conference, they point to the schools’ commitment to provide a hotline and other support for any additional victims who come forward.

Maui Senator Tries Again To Reform High-Interest Payday Loans

Hawaii currently allows lenders to offer loans with annual interest rates as high as 459 percent.

So Much For Hawaii’s Preparations — The Flu Bug Has Landed

Hospital emergency rooms are bustling, with one reporting twice as many flu patients as it was seeing at this time last year.

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Florida Shooting Sickens But Does Not Surprise Flickr: Kit Case

Florida Shooting Sickens But Does Not Surprise

If the concrete steps are not taken, it’s only a matter of time before another tragedy happens.

Tom Yamachika: Will Hawaii Conform To Trump Tax Cuts?

Tom Yamachika: Will Hawaii Conform To Trump Tax Cuts?

The Hawaii Department of Taxation is required to consider the federal tax changes and present a bill to the Legislature.

Law Center: Timely Access To Public Information Is Vital

Law Center: Timely Access To Public Information Is Vital

The public is the winner when the Office of Information Practices is scrutinized and debated.

Agency: Report On Open Records Access Is ‘Staggeringly Misleading’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Agency: Report On Open Records Access Is ‘Staggeringly Misleading’

The director of the Hawaii Office of Information Practices says an analysis criticizing her agency’s handling of government-controlled information is flawed.