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Director Of Colorado Pension Fund Dies Snorkeling In Hawaii

Gregory Smith died while vacationing with family and friends on Maui.

The GOP Doesn’t Care If You Like Its Tax Plan — Here’s Why

If Republicans can’t cut taxes when they have control of the presidency and both houses of Congress, what do they have to live for?

Insurance ‘Hell’ Leaves Many Injured Workers Broken

In Hawaii’s workers’ comp system, people with long-lasting injuries are often forced to battle doctors hand-picked by insurance companies to get treatment.

Civil Beat Poll: Power To The People — Voters Want More Control

Respondents support term limits for legislators, all-mail balloting and establishment of a statewide system for initiatives, referendums and recalls.

Caldwell Offers A New Multimillion-Dollar Option For Natatorium

A solution is years away, but the mayor wants people to know “we haven’t forgot” the dilapidated World War I memorial.

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Trump’s Monumental Mistake In The Pacific U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Trump’s Monumental Mistake In The Pacific

Shrinking a national marine protected area near Hawaii and allowing fishing are not in the nation’s best interests

Time To Exempt Food From The GET Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Time To Exempt Food From The GET

Hawaii Republicans argue that the state Legislature should “stop taxing life.”

Why We Really Should Care About Net Neutrality Flickr: Blaise Alleyne

Why We Really Should Care About Net Neutrality

It’s time right now to contact the Federal Communications Commission and demand a free and open internet.

Tom Yamachika: Making The National Debt Personal Flickr: Pictures of Money

Tom Yamachika: Making The National Debt Personal

Taxpayers are actually allowed to make contributions to help bring down a debt currently pegged at $30 trillion.