Honolulu’s Potholes Are Costing Drivers — And Taxpayers — Millions PF Bentley/Civil Beat

A 2016 study found the city had the 11th-worst roads among large urban areas, and residents pay more than the national average for related car repairs.

 

Abercrombie’s Official Governor Portrait Unveiled

Abercrombie’s Official Governor Portrait Unveiled State of Hawaii

The official painting of former Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie, an oil on canvas painting by Maui artist Kirk Kurokawa, was unveiled recently at a dedication ceremony in the Hawaii State Art Museum Sculpture Garden.

Senate Clears Obstacle To A GOP Health Care Bill

Senate Clears Obstacle To A GOP Health Care Bill Scrumshus via Wikimedia Commons

In a dramatic reversal of fortune, Senate Republican leaders secured the votes they needed to begin negotiating with House leaders on legislation to repeal — and possibly replace — the Affordable Care Act.

Live Video: Hawaiian Monk Seal Pup Cam

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Hawaii Soldier Pleads Not Guilty To Trying To Assist Islamic State

A defense attorney is seeking a mental health evaluation for Sgt. Ikaika Kang, whose trial is scheduled for September.

Many US Cities Still Have High-Rise Buildings Without Sprinklers

American cities have a mixed bag of laws on whether older buildings, particularly residential buildings,   must be retrofitted.

Father Of Hawaii Boy Missing For Two Decades Is Sentenced

He gets 20 years in prison — and must serve a minimum of nearly seven — in the death of a child known as “Peter Boy.”

The Monk Seal Show Now Playing In Waikiki Has A Crucial Supporting Cast

Volunteers are credited with helping the species rebuild its population. Now they’re making sure humans enjoy but don’t disrupt Rocky and her pup.

We Do Practically Nothing To Control Wild Cats Threatening Rare Seals And Birds

While Hawaii’s animal rights and environmental groups are sharply divided on solutions, there’s little government support even for steps the two sides agree on.

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Science Exploited In The Global Warming Debate Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Science Exploited In The Global Warming Debate

Regardless of who is right, we should be planning and preparing for potential worst-case scenarios.

New State Tax Credit Is Temporary — But We Know How That Goes Cory Lum/Civil Beat

New State Tax Credit Is Temporary — But We Know How That Goes

Hawaii’s Earned Income Tax Credit is intended to help the middle class, but implementing and administering it could prove problematic.

Where Flows The Water Of Kane? The Trust for Public Land

Where Flows The Water Of Kane?

Restoring and protecting the freshwater Kanewai Spring on Oahu.

Donald Trump, Flim-Flam Man Flickr: Gage Skidmore

Donald Trump, Flim-Flam Man

Congress must rise to the political challenge and reject the president’s dishonesty.